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Dystopia-Facial Recognition Glasses for 5-0 by Hannah Dobberham - Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:03:24 EST ID:A9gX5ZKD No.37402 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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A cyberpunk dystopia where there is no such thing as privacy and no way to hide from big brother is coming at us a lot sooner than I expected. I thought license plate scanners were bad but this is far more spooky.

What other kind of augments will police soon use to help them efficiently detain the undesirables?

http://www.sixthtone.com/news/1001676/face-recognition-glasses-augment-chinas-railway-cops#jtss-fb
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Charlotte Murdridge - Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:55:34 EST ID:MUP1hbol No.37404 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37403
People are already way ahead of you on that

But if you're willing to walk around in public with that kinda shit on your face, maybe you are an undesirable
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Cedric Buzzworth - Sun, 11 Feb 2018 21:16:39 EST ID:VaT22mtb No.37405 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37404
You know the cops will respond to this the same way they do anything else that undermines their authoritah: abusing you until people give up.

Wearing face paint is just literally painting a target on yourself. If it were a social movement, sure, but it won't be because everyone is just waiting for death at this point.
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Wesley Tillingfoot - Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:53:55 EST ID:SysUIgPh No.37407 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37402
Cops have helmet cams. Those aren't all bad as long as they can't turn them off. If you're always on camera then you have to behave and that cuts both ways. Of course that assumes there's actually any consequences for police brutality but they have definitely resulted in better behavior from everyone outside the US. Cops should either not be able to turn them off, or turning them off outside specific authorised circumstances should be treated as extremely incriminating behavior. I wouldn't have a problem with helmet cams given those and a few other provisos. However I'm sure they can be made to "go blind" to looking into people's windows and stuff when in residential areas soon for example. I'm sure that won't be implemented though. Ever.

I don't like the ideas of recognition glasses as they don't protect people at all. They do however expose them to further risks. If these devices are online or whatever though, they'll need to be heavily encrypted or you're giving a lot of people access to delicate data. If they can recognise faces they're connected to a database and they're doing it wirelessly. Hell, rather than intereception of transmissions people could completely take them over and use them to access criminal records for their own uses. I suspect this will have been given consideration but neglected due to cost/lowest bidder bullshit. More worryingly than cops pulling your data, criminals will be able to recognise you too.
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Jack Clopperwet - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:53:06 EST ID:l19c2bGe No.37435 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37404
True with your spoiler. The first guy looks like a loser mallrat weeaboo scene kid. If I saw a woman like that, I'd think she was autistic. The guy with the blue hair could actually probably get away with that if he was Japanese, but if he was white he'd be stigmatized as a weeaboo.
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Frederick Crommlenurk - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:53:04 EST ID:wNdcp/f6 No.37437 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37402
That's not the only thing the PRC have streamlined...


Cyberpunk revival by John Dandleshit - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 03:46:22 EST ID:KnZ28Bqz No.36514 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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There's been a proliferation of cyberpunk content and discussion lately, possibly a response to Internet 2.0 and the erosion of privacy and anonymity, and personal rights. I thought I'd drop a bunch of links for anyone who wants to get their cyber on. Mirrorshades obligatory from this point on.

https://nullpo.moe/
https://stormfront.org/cyber/index.html
https://penumbra.network/
http://jinteki.industries/
https://deaddrops.com/
https://freenetproject.org/
https://lainchan.org/
http://programming-motherfucker.com/
https://piratebox.cc/
http://textfiles.com/
http://project.cyberpunk.ru/
https://zeronet.io/

In general, how relevant and/or prescient do anons think the original cyberpunk/hackers and their manifesto and philosophies were, now that the Net is tightening?
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Jenny Sillyhetch - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:04:48 EST ID:lEznRArI No.37309 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCro01uaJve6mGAag5aSfOeg/live
https://gitla.in/903/Security-Culture-In-An-Age-of-Cyber-Repression-Zine
https://puri.sm/shop/librem-5/
https://citizensagainstmonopoly.org/
https://news.ycombinator.com/
https://lobste.rs/
http://n-gate.com/
https://write.narwhal.space/
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Phoebe Pengergold - Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:43:28 EST ID:GvPMwnsN No.37323 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Main_Page
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!Ps1ivhrO6w - Sun, 08 Oct 2017 07:17:45 EST ID:GvPMwnsN No.37324 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://freesoftwarefoundation.org/
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Thomas Smallforth - Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:32:57 EST ID:GvPMwnsN No.37330 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://defdist.org
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Cyril Samblewater - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:00:07 EST ID:K8BAEI5i No.37436 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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https://www.blackhat.com/index.html
https://www.torproject.org/index.html.en
http://www.melcroucher.net/
https://jojo-website.neocities.org/
https://www.minds.com/

Also, we're trying to recolonise the defunct Lain Volafile page.
https://volafile.org/r/kUFzLJ
If you take a file, leave one.


Food by Phineas Brinnerhood - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:01:54 EST ID:NWeJ9c7F No.37310 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What is going to be the future of food?
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Cedric Brooklock - Sun, 25 Mar 2018 11:01:40 EST ID:6ou2lmA7 No.37422 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Domino's everywhere. Restaurants will cease to exist by 2050
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Augustus Murdgold - Tue, 03 Apr 2018 21:36:23 EST ID:lnV0lFwb No.37425 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Pure fat constructs fortified with protein and vitamins, extruded and treated to precisely replicate the look and taste of all the shitty carb-based foods you know and love.
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Shitting Dattingfoot - Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:25:28 EST ID:5dGJgCDW No.37427 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37421
>>37417
Vegan wet dreams. Pasturage will continue to be important economic resources for centuries and there's every indication of acceleration, not deceleration, in the meat industry.

Vegans trick themselves into thinking "if we invent it, they will come!" And that's simply not how it works. Of course, all vegans have autism spectrum disorder so that's understandable as to how you misjudge the consumer this hard.

PROTIP: You can invent all the insect burgers you like, they'll clog up the vegetarian isle of the supermarket and nobody will pay them mind. Supply and demand. You'll be faced with endless Fudds and soccer mom cunts who tell themselves it's natural so it's better it's natural so it's better it's natural so it's better and buy up all the chuck in the isle.

They don't give a shit if Africans starve and they never have. Your arguments from resource efficiency don't matter to them and it won't matter once the population of this Earth caps at 10 billion people and the Malthusian catastrophe you prey for never happens (inb4 lots of "fresh memes" like peak resources autistic vegan cannot research properly)

Go prey for totalitarianism. It's your only hope.
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Betsy Pittwater - Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:36:33 EST ID:oFYTPf3B No.37430 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37427
Dude what. Yes there is of course growth in the meat industry as human population increases. But the actual demand of meat, especially if the whole world consumed meat at the rate of the biggest meat eating countries, would far exceed the planetary ecology's capacity to support. Traditional meat production on earth is only viable under circumstances of extreme and widespread wealth inequality.

Imagine just how long you will keep pay $100 dollars for that traditional steak once the Chinese middle class finally begins demanding beef at the same level as Americans, when there is a normally priced vat grown steak also available. You ideology will become irrelevant in the face of unyielding economic reality.

I don't really care though because you are obviously just trolling hard. Trolling vegans, really? Low hanging fruit picker much?
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Jack Clopperwet - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:34:33 EST ID:l19c2bGe No.37434 Ignore Report Quick Reply
My dream would be for people to be able to manipulate artificially constructed foods at the molecular level, to create the absolute perfect, best tasting foods possible. Imagine a burger that tasted like perfectly spiced, mostly fat/rare meat, but had the nutritional qualities of beans, nuts, and sashimi. As orgasmic a food experience as it's possible to have, all the while being the optimal nutritional intake for your body.


Futurist paintings by Cornelius Cavingbere - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:20:49 EST ID:g7dtHzNJ No.37315 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Yo, what do you guys think about futurism the art style?
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Eliza Pickfoot - Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:53:12 EST ID:i8InXIUS No.37326 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Charlotte Blazzleworth - Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:34:00 EST ID:7uGLXoBb No.37391 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37325

Yo, this is really nice, please post more.
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Phineas Boshspear - Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:19:18 EST ID:bz1nULK6 No.37431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37315
nice aesthetic, horrible politics
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Phineas Boshspear - Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:20:16 EST ID:bz1nULK6 No.37432 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37325
what's their ig / portfolio?
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Jack Clopperwet - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:30:50 EST ID:l19c2bGe No.37433 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It was the first art style I think I really fell in love with as a teen. I was actually fairly obsessive with it, not because I agree with any of its normative claims, but because I thought the pieces were beautiful, and I found the ideology fascinating.

It's worth considering how the futurists were really sort of taking the nature focus of the romantics, and inverting, or at least refocusing/distorting, it. The romantics thought that the enlightenment had put too much focus on science/reason transcending natural boundaries; instead, they saw people as part of nature. In that way, the perspective of the romantics was almost sort of a precursor to deep ecology. The gothic romantics focused on showing the horrors of trying to break away from nature, through demonstrating perversions like Frankenstein's monster.

The futurists had this same focus on their environment. The difference was, they reasoned that their environment wasn't forests or valleys; it was cities, factories, and technology. This artificial environment favored innovation like the enlightenment, but they celebrated the extremities of the environment those technological innovations were creating - the extreme speeds, increased violence, bright lights... all quite overwhelming.

This was reflected in the political ideologies that the futurists adopted, for better and worse. Early on they liked the idea of revolution and progress, so most were socialists, and a few were anarchists. However, most of the futurists were patriotically Italian, so when Mussolini rose to prominence, most flipped and became devout fascists. A few did remain left wing and staunchly anti-fascist, though.

The paintings the movement produced are gorgeous. The cubist influence is obvious, with colors acting like refracted light. It's all pretty dazzling. The focus on movement is quite taking as well.

To perhaps point out the obvious, futurism's most notable descendants are cyberpunk literature and industrial music. However, they completely reject the romanticism of the original movement, as well they should. Instead, they point the decay and depravity that our obsession with tech leads to. Cyberpunk almost always emphasizes the loss of humanity…
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Nanobots GET HYPE by Esther Pendlemit - Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:17:27 EST ID:f7q9aPIo No.37410 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://www.nature.com/articles/nbt.4071
So these brilliant motherfuckers have actually tested the first successful use of a nanomachine used medically in vivo. Oh, and it's also a cancer treatment that is able to release devascularizing drug (or theoretically any drug payload) directly into tumors the nanomachines distinguish from healthy tissue on their own.

They're basically sheets of DNA that have been arranged into tubes, that fold up to hold the drug and open under certain conditions. With other recent advances in nanomachines like the 'gold walker' nanoscale chicken-bot that can walk on gold sheets, and others, it seems like the age of (Gen 1) nanotech is finally upon us!

What's the first drug *you* would put into a DNA nanotube and blast into your tissues? (one possible application of such bots could be assisting drugs which normally can't cross the BBB cross it, so the possibilities are endless)
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John Tillingman - Sun, 08 Apr 2018 08:42:52 EST ID:BgLkvGFY No.37426 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37410
I can't begin to express how excited I am for the potential of this. I have always dreamed of perfect specificity in targeting subpopulations of neurons.

I very briefly looked into neuronal biomarkers- all systems nominal- but how long does it take to develop the aptamers I wonder?

X B O X~
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Bornstellar - Wed, 11 Apr 2018 02:21:48 EST ID:3O3PAtcN No.37428 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37410
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Betsy Pittwater - Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:29:40 EST ID:oFYTPf3B No.37429 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37426
Finding the aptamers will probably be a bottleneck at first, but since the binding sites and folding structure of our targets are well known, as our protein folding simulation techniques (especially those using genetic algorithms) get more and more advanced, I suspect this will be less and less of a problem. Eventually running through the trillions of permutations to find the compatible aptamer of a newly discovered molecule will take a millisecond.


True freedom and liberty under A.I? by Betsy Grimbury - Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:33:10 EST ID:GvPMwnsN No.37362 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Imagine the human race so dependant on a A.I, that the A.I is responsible for the reproduction of new people, which it grows in labs. For thousands of years, it spreads people all over the whole universe, all by itself. People have no idea of what is going on and has long ago lost their language.... Yet simultaneously live in absolute luxury. They are like barbarians except there is no reason to fight over anything because there is limitless supply of it.
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Walter Snodville - Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:55:00 EST ID:3Nt0r4Gh No.37414 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37412
>>You would be _part_ of it.
Wish more people got this.
>>37413
Now I want a carrier pigeon cage case for my phone and nobody makes em :(
Did find lots of these though...
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Caroline Buzzhood - Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:54:05 EST ID:VMVLRnGi No.37415 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As long as Ai God doesn't force us to watch old Nicholas cage movies.. we should be O.K.
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Jenny Wandershit - Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:04:41 EST ID:f7q9aPIo No.37416 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37415
Probably not *us*...
But I doubt certain levels of superintelligent AI would have many qualms about subjecting sped up simulations of us to every possible permutation of Cage movies as unending torture for trillions of years of subjective time. You know, for science.
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Jenny Blarrylock - Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:54:31 EST ID:BgLkvGFY No.37418 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37413
soorrry babe but my main jew goertzel is absolutely right about getting to agi fastest- which is by seeding a metric shit ton of self organizing dynamics and letting some monster arise out the chaos. But I do think the singularity is a stupid idea, mainly because there's going to be some fundamental, mathematical limit to whatever the hell these utopians think is going to happen

but that's neither here nor there friend
summon the fucking golem
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Caroline Pepperkack - Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:50:14 EST ID:5qpxxbbl No.37424 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37362
Autofac, by Philip K. Dick, in 1954.
http://sickmyduck.narod.ru/pkd008-0.html


Orion's Arm by Lydia Hurrystun - Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:23:54 EST ID:fIS7VhYA No.37419 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So, if you're into futurism you should check out this website: it's called Orion's Arm, and it's a collaborative sci-fi future history of the next 10,000 years, plus some millenia. It's organized like an encyclopedia and a timeline, with linking and interrelated articles.

http://orionsarm.com

Let's discuss this fucking awesome and badass setting, and all of the futuristic ideas and concepts they talk about in OA.

I'll start off the thread with a few of my favorite articles:

Sentients Overview (http://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4802ba24e7401) This lists all the known types of entities, both natural and created by transhumanity. This really should be your first stop to understanding the super amazing variety and novelty in this setting

The Sundering (Previously known as the Nanodisaster) (http://www.orionsarm.com/eg-topic/45b2b27e35ae4) Matter dissassembler nanobots swarmed over the Earth, and into space, devouring everything in their path. A Technopocalypse.

Dyson Trees (http://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/48472ab83cce0) Gengineered radial trees grown out of an asteroid "seed" and used as habitats in space, hollow branches.

Mega-Mecha (http://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/5306447303bcd) giant mecha used as habitats.
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Caroline Pepperkack - Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:47:02 EST ID:5qpxxbbl No.37423 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37419
If you like Orion's Arm, you should check out Eclipse Phase, the post-human RPG.


One of these days. by Walter Dunkinlock - Fri, 05 Jan 2018 03:23:30 EST ID:vWDrIt6H No.37385 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Do you guys think they'll roll out the death robots used to fight future wars gradually or all at once?
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John Hadgewater - Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:59:11 EST ID:1mSkByiZ No.37398 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37397
Well, I disagree with the idea that social inequality would be a necessary component of post-scarcity civilization at any level of space colonization. Social inequality didn't exist before the advent of the concept of scarcity, and I think they go hand in hand with each other, since the only thing that could distinguish social orders would be imbalance of access to meaningful goods, which post-scarcity economics obliterates. So once that's gone, I don't think you'll be able to maintain a stratified social order (ergo, no drudges.) I think this is something that species come up against within the event horizon of their singularities, since the idea of the singularity is inherently connected to the problem of scarcity, rather than being an aspect civilizations surmount in some far future stage of development. Of course, all this is speculative.

I do definitely agree with the notion that our existence is most likely just another layer within an infinitely regressed simulation though.
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Cornelius Blobblepark - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 12:37:10 EST ID:tTFvrLq3 No.37400 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37398
You're right, if the civilization is confined to one planet/system/area of space where it can successfully reach literally everyone it deems as people and provide them a post scarcity lifestyle, sure, but I would argue that for a space exploring civilization there will always be colony worlds and newly built habs as well as outliers and escapees, that will consist of societies that aren't post scarcity. At least, I don't think that's how post scarcity works.

Here's the entry on "post-scarcity" from the Orion's Arm future history project. If you are unfamiliar with OA and dig futurism, I highly reccomend perusing their encyclopedia:

Post-scarcity is an informal term used to describe societies and economies in which materials, energy, information, and skilled non-sophont labour are so superabundant and broadly distributed that all of the material needs and most of the ordinary material desires of ordinary sapient beings in them are readily available. Most societies and economies in the Civilized Galaxy and many of those elsewhere meet this standard; post-scarcity societies have been common in the Terragen Sphere since early First Federation times.

Supporting technologies for post-scarcity conditions include sentient-grade programs, neumann-capable machines, advanced nanotechnology, robotics, gengineering, and fusion or conversion reactors, as well as the prerequisite technologies for these such as sufficiently powerful and robust computational media, information storage, and information distribution networks. The low population densities relative to resources that are typical for most Terragens are also a factor, but not the deciding factor. Social and economic systems that make these advantages available to any member of a population without adverse side-effects have been widespread since the work of early First Federation memeticists, and are also prerequisite to any sustained post-scarcity condition.

Post-scarcity socioeconomics are considered the norm in the Terragen Sphere, but there are many exceptions, particularly outside the Sephirotics. These may be the result of local restrictions on technology, the disenfranchisement of some segments of a…
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Hamilton Panningson - Sun, 04 Feb 2018 03:04:01 EST ID:MUP1hbol No.37401 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37400
Post-scarcity is a mode of economic production (or rather, a descriptor for a class of means of production), just like hunter-gatherer or agriculture are. Of course, if you don't participate in a means of production, you don't reap it's benefits -- but that doesn't mean the broader civilization isn't post-scarcity, or that it necessarily has the component of inequality. It could have inequality via some mechanism, but I don't think it's required to, and I think it would have a strong selective pressure against it for a few reasons.

For one thing, post-scarcity is different from all previous economic modes, which don't have abundance as a feature (primarily -- you could argue that 'abundance' or rather 'ignorance of scarcity' was the mode pre-hunter/gatherer, but that's more semantical.) In a closed ecological system where there are different societies at different means of production, all vying for the same resources, in general those with the most powerful means of production will take control of the resources, and take over those with more primitive means. So we can say that the most potent means of production will always win, even if it has reasons to keep utilizing weaker means (mainly because of how it enables hierarchical organization.) But in any ecological system where there is a means of production that is superabundant, it will completely disrupt the system of values which the other systems are dependent on. It also disrupts the systems that enable social stratification, like knowledge imbalance and centralization (if your productive technology is based on molecular nanofabs, it doesn't matter if you're on the central homeworld or a far flung colony, whether you're a mainstream elitist or an outlying eccentric, you would have access to the same material goods.) This seems counter-intuitive to us because of how different it is from the way society has operated for most of history, but I'm arguing that those historical features are largely symptoms of scarcity.

Think about it this way -- with stone age humans, it didn't matter how close you were to the other tribes, or how long you had been inhabiting the nearby…
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Phyllis Socklewill - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:51:24 EST ID:FYRAXKwS No.37408 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37385
future is peace on earth and in the starts.
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Cyril Meddlespear - Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:34:39 EST ID:8+IygiPP No.37411 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37408
Pfff,

Idiots would probably H-bomb a network of developing posthuman intelligences.
And all it would do is figure out to redirect the explosions while the fireball is forming into streams of molecular assemblers that construct 30,000 earths worth of space habitats from solar wind.

No peace on earth won't come from the state of mind, the only thing that ever changed something is technology that was so good that leaves the general population ave struck while a few visionaries use it to lye the foundation upon a civilization is built upon.


synthetic by Fuck Shakeson - Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:59:58 EST ID:pRtrldff No.37406 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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rip;
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Phoebe Gumblemack - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:55:35 EST ID:bWyt7SFI No.37409 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37406
Maybe Syn will come back as RoboCop


THE DJ'S ARE COMING by Nathaniel Pabblepad - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:01 EST ID:jgmAJ1y1 No.37399 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The dj's are COMING!


Brain emulation by Nathaniel Sonnerson - Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:48:38 EST ID:rAsSDYK/ No.37333 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Why redesign the wheel? Brain emulation is always talked about in terms of making computers fast enough to do the job. Why not go with the design nature has already had such success with?

We've talked about replacing the brain one neuron at a time with artificial neurons that wont degenerate over time. The easier (and more controversial) way to use an artificial neuron technology though is to instead make a reconstruction of the subjects brain. The incredible sophistication levels needed for nanobots to replace neurons in a living subject is a long way off, if in fact that kind of control will ever be possible. The technology to put together a microscopic replication of a 1:1 resolution brain scan however is well within reach.

A subject could wear a high precision portable EECG device for whatever period turns out to be appropriate, plus get sessions of brain MRIs. After the patients death their brain can be scanned to generate an exact map of every brain cell and it's place in the connectome. This model then serves as the blueprint for the construction of a brain out of artificially created cells. These cells are connected in an exact copy of the connectome and also directly to a Brain Computer Interface. The data from the brain scanning is used to tune each neurons firing rate and tolerances as it is put into place.

The scanning and construction technology to do this is within sight now. This is the obvious solution to whole brain emulation; to emulate the whole brain. Those who go through the process will become beings with nearly unlimited potential. Constructed with artificial materials and carefully encased the brains would be effectively immortal. Encased with them a computer could be directly connected. This will allow emulated people to be connect with artificial bodies or to virtual/augmented reality environments. These bodies can be anything from replicas of people and animals, to machinery and spacecraft. Machinery or highly unusual body types can be controlled by using a virtual reality environment where the person has a simulated human body and uses simulated controls around them,

The use of artificial connections will increase the speed of communication between neurons to almost the speed of light. Emulated people will perceive, think and act at greater speeds than the current biological hardware is physically capable of.

We will surely learn to create new additions to the brain as well. Combinations of artificial neurons and miniature computers can be used to create new brain regions with new abilities.

The speed of travel between the stars could be increased to the speed of light for emulated people. All the needed data can easily be collected by the BCI and transmitted to the destination where another brain is constructed, exactly the same.
The person might decide to shutdown the original brain and leave it in storage on the planet they are leaving. Alternatively the original brain could remain active, with two copies of the person active at once, potentially merging back together again later.

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Phoebe Shittingbury - Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:21:07 EST ID:I4lZwRzN No.37365 Ignore Report Quick Reply
why even fuckin emulate why not just hook up 100 brains in a circuit for a megabrain
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Isabella Honderpot - Tue, 05 Dec 2017 23:18:35 EST ID:yvg2ILiJ No.37366 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37365
>>why even fuckin emulate
cause then you don't have to carry your NES with you everywhere. You can just play mario on your phone.

That which we emulate, we understand fully. Why rig together a hundred shitty NESs when your computer can run a thousand NESs on one of its cores? Same thing with brains.
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Doris Pickspear - Sun, 17 Dec 2017 18:52:14 EST ID:uorQ4VgO No.37380 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why even bother making a new physical copy? Just emulate the whole CNS in software. Have virtual brains that can port around from hardware to hardware; like virtual servers run the web nowadays. You could give your process access to your own process, *editable* access even; make backups, forks, run yourself slower/faster, etc.

Check out an author named Greg Egan
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Simon Blangerford - Mon, 25 Dec 2017 22:38:51 EST ID:0NtRfFLg No.37382 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>37380
Because they're having trouble making that work. This is an alternative possibility with a different set of pros and cons. And it's not like we're all going to pick just one method anyway.
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David Sobblepat - Fri, 29 Dec 2017 19:25:25 EST ID:9qspJYx7 No.37384 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://newsroom.accenture.com/subjects/technology/artificial-intelligence-poised-to-double-annual-economic-growth-rate-in-12-developed-economies-and-boost-labor-productivity-by-up-to-40-percent-by-2035-according-to-new-research-by-accenture.htm


REALLY don't wanna pol it up-- but wanna make a bet? by David Pickstone - Tue, 05 Dec 2017 04:00:53 EST ID:4qjyzZkN No.37364 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Let's make a bet-- on America. C'mon you over-opinionated sons of bitches, what do you think of America long term? Is it a dying beast? A temporarily disgraced giant? A lion brave enough to face it's enemies? A increasingly focused paragon of traditionalism and truth? What do you think of America 5-10 years down the line? There's so much bullshit going on, it's hard for anyone to say and frankly everyone has got a different view. So what's yours? I really don't want this to become a troll thread, if so I'd rather see it deleted honestly. But this question is an interesting one I think and fear of trolls shouldn't stop discussion
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:20:32 EST ID:h51remMx No.37373 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>37371
I mean like it's gonna grow up to be a contrarian towards everything. I experience it all the time when trying to talk about futurism with people. It's alwas "that's fucking crazy" and "that's takinging the humanity out of everything" so the future of america is probably a constant dystopian civil war or some sort of cold civil war with more than just two factions.

It's a perpetual teenager yelling at the olser generation abd the authority figures constantly getting worse, too.
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Esther Blackstone - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:31:21 EST ID:kOf8WJOA No.37378 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I would love to see america's fall, either getting invaded/nuked by china or simply getting eaten from the inside by civil war. If karma is real then america should be the next 3rd world country getting raped and stripped of resources by other countries for hundreds of years. Women would be sold in the sex traffic industry around the world while the american men would mow lawns in mexican upper class neighborhoods.
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Emma Tillingcocke - Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:38:41 EST ID:GRZeG0dx No.37379 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Personally I wouldn't be surprised if there is a civil war in the future with how heated everything is getting. People tell me there isn't much chance of this happening and it would be rather hard with the current landscape... but jesus it feels like there an increasing number of violent angry assholes who want it, regardless.

I realize that theres a good chance this will be nothing more than a bunch of angry radicals fighting each other at protests and events, but I look at people who I've known in my life, and I've seen how they went from decent people to downright nasty people as politics took more precedence in their lives. I think groups like the people at Fox News want to radicalize and control people this way, they definitely changed my mother, at times I don't recognize her anymore.

It feels like anger is getting more prevalent, and people see people on opposing sides as less human as time goes on. it wont happen in 2018, hell it might not happen in 2020, but if things stay the way they are, theres a good chance it will happen in the next 10 years.
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Caroline Trotworth - Thu, 21 Dec 2017 16:47:33 EST ID:5sWvxP2J No.37381 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>REALLY don't wanna pol it up but-
>immediately turns into anti-american wankfest
>guy goes on about his race fetish sex slave fantasies
>no meaningful discussion about the fall of america
every board on this site has gotten way less interesting in the past few years in particular, though I suppose I could say that of the entire internet.
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Simon Blangerford - Mon, 25 Dec 2017 22:41:56 EST ID:0NtRfFLg No.37383 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>takinging the humanity out of everything
These sorts of things should be replied to with a question about their levels of concern that we took the Australopithecus-ity out of everything.


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