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TRANSHUMANISM by Barnaby Fodgehutch - Wed, 08 Nov 2017 19:38:39 EST ID:vtLNTMWT No.37345 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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everybody gets 1 what augmentation do you pick?
personally, i would select a neural interface brain implant. all the power of the internet IN MY BRAIN, no need for a handheld anymore .
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Nathaniel Blangerhall - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:59:00 EST ID:mUuExOzT No.37538 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, fuck ted talks regardless. Defcon is useful but I've yet to see a tedtalk that is worth anything at all.

>They can just go pat themselves on the back because they are the true innovators and saviours of the world.

Their shit didn't even become big until after defcon sort of got out into the public realm so I'm still going to just imply defcon did it first.
Eugene Brishman - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:37:36 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37539 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>Even admitting I am wrong, I insist lies are truth because I can't figure out any other way to move forward
So for you the hard line in the sand between telling the truth and spreading lies is somewhere in the region of 'I don't want to be forced to say something good about TED'?

Nathaniel Blangerhall - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:40:12 EST ID:mUuExOzT No.37541 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Seriously like totally or something lol guise
David Fuckingfoot - Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:20:13 EST ID:j9P/jQVh No.37563 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I hate this transhumanism crap... but I'll play along.
Either a vibro-penis augmentation, or some sort of pelvic shock absorption system... Preferably both together but eh...safety first.
George Murdhood - Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:22:14 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>I hate this transhumanism crap...
Then why are you on the futurist board?

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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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Mon, 08 Oct 2018 22:03:50 EST ID:44pyuxIG No.37513 Report Quick Reply
Hamilton Nettingstone - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:26:12 EST ID:ykjs79E4 No.37524 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Let them eat beef
Phoebe Sabblechare - Wed, 07 Nov 2018 23:35:10 EST ID:aRlpnAmH No.37552 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nathaniel Boblingpuck - Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:43:46 EST ID:AECV3w0N No.37554 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not really though. People are discounting soiless growing mediums for feedstock. We could build giant skyscrapers with levels and levels of corn or hay growing under LED grow lights in hydroponics or something similar that pump out tons of corn, then the amount of pasture needed to feed the cows would decrease significantly. It's just a matter of mining the mineral resources needed to build the the buildings and systems and to fertilize the plants. I think soiless growing mediums are going to become more important. If we get enough cheap energy from fusion or renewables we can pump water wherever it is needed, and even desalinate ocean water if need be. Energy production currently limits us, but in 50 years fusion should make all sorts of things possible.

I think people should start getting used to living and working in large buildings like skyscrapers, but we shouldn't put so many of them so close together. Cities are disgusting places devoid of nature. The way we should do it is build a few skyscrapers spread out so the people who live and work in them can enjoy the nature down below. They still wouldn't have to walk far if we could get each community self sufficient with enough economic opportunities for everyone. Just make a town one small cluster of skyscrapers surrounded by wilderness with smaller buildings nestled around like a rural setting. No one should need to drive anywhere, just walk between the buildings or within the buildings. If each town has its own fusion reactor, they can extract nitrogen from the atmosphere, condense or pump water, and grow whatever food they need, and turn mineral resources into whatever they need. The surrounding areas could have lots of livestock that they feed from one of their hydroponic farms.
David Fuckingfoot - Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:17:37 EST ID:j9P/jQVh No.37562 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah, after having set up some hydro grow ops and dealing with all the stoned hipsters who couldn't manage to grow a pinto bean.... gonna call that one retarded. No offense and hate to break those dreams, but just doesn't work the way it sounds.

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.


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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Shitting Pullerford - Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:38:34 EST ID:Eq1/32f/ No.37456 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well this is just the most Cyberpunk thing I've seen in years.
Edward Snodcocke - Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:21:54 EST ID:sBx/0wYJ No.37557 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That is fucking amazing, ty.
Alice Clayman - Tue, 04 Dec 2018 09:07:41 EST ID:KXfK2XaG No.37559 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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xaivier.mod - Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:47:23 EST ID:NFZoJ84t No.37560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I kicked down a brainwashing satellite does that mean I am cyber punk enough?
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:20:08 EST ID:44pyuxIG No.37561 Report Quick Reply
Actually yes

Chaarrrrginn mah laaazzzeeer by Matilda Mittingforth - Tue, 26 Jun 2018 18:07:17 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37458 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>>Researchers have found a way to convert nanoparticle-coated microscopic beads into lasers smaller than red blood cells. These microlasers, which convert infrared light into light at higher frequencies, are among the smallest continuously emitting lasers of their kind ever reported and can constantly and stably emit light for hours at a time, even when submerged in biological fluids such as blood serum.

Small enough to excite individual neurons, which is one of the main use cases. This is actually a huge breakthrough and I'm surprised it's not getting more coverage in the science press. The ability to electrically measure or excite an individual cell is a game changer.

In other miniaturization news, did you know there is now a desktop sized particle accelerator in operation? Think of the possibilities hand-held particle accelerators would unlock. Who will win the race to emit the most micronized beams of radiation directly into your soft fleshy "human" tissues?
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Eliza Fuckingwater - Thu, 30 Aug 2018 18:27:09 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37500 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm just saying that it wouldn't be sufficient (alone) not that it wouldn't help. I think any solution that requires a cyborg to reach superintelligence isn't as susceptible to the positive feedback loop that defines the singularity concept. Yes, there would be a positive feedback, but it would be slower, mainly because of the latency introduced by the biological component of the system, so that's why I think that (by itself, all other things staying the same) only counts for a 'soft take-off' category.

But of course, such a development wouldn't happen by itself. A computer scientist with a supercomputer neocortex could probably design super computers much more efficiently than normal humans and maybe some types of super computers, so that one further level of recursion might be all it takes to create an infinitely recursively self-improving synthetic intelligence.

Maybe not, maybe cyborg-brains would be enough for a true singularity. Idk though, the latency of the neuron is truly phenomenally long -- way way slower than the speed of even ancient transistors. That's why I'm a little unsure.
Archie Parringnit - Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:04:26 EST ID:JQqIF6hd No.37514 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>concrete steps
Earthworm Jim - Sun, 25 Nov 2018 19:18:50 EST ID:pFzExxSN No.37555 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Ah holy fuck lads I've finally put it all together. God I'm so dense, I mean I was already considering wave interference I just didn't consider holographics... researching how to map light to where I want it now.
Now I just have to start the two year process of making it happen wew
Doris Clickleville - Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:46:36 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm almost afraid to ask since your post so obviously ignores mentioning the thing it itself is talking about, but uhm, what're you talking about?
Doris Nenningson - Tue, 27 Nov 2018 18:14:56 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37558 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Chargin mah lazer part 2: now with more lazer
So this is a pretty old article, but it got me to thinking. So there's this NASA award out now for a system that can be sent to mars and produce rocket fuel automatically without any other input.

At first, I was thinking about that thing I mentioned in the other thread, about sequestering carbon by turning it into sugar batteries. In model rocketry there are these things called sugar rockets, so I was thinking that could be a fuel, but the problem is the propellant isn't very efficient for its weight and is prone to uneven burns (meaning, explosions.) And you would also need the probe or whatever to mechanically adept enough to manage storing a solid propellant. So, big problems.

But then I thought about this laser. All you would need would be a probe with a solar collector, UV laser, a heat exchanger, and a collapsible fuel bladder. I would think you would choose a polar landing site to mitigate the energy costs of cryogenic storage. You siphon in Martian CO2, UV laser it to free O2, and cool it to form liquid oxygen, which while primarily used as an oxidizer in rocket fuel, as far as I know could also be used as the primary propellant, especially since Mars surface G is about 40% of earth.

The biggest problem I think is keeping the fuel tank cold enough long enough to keep oxygen liquid. I was thinking it would be easier to keep it cool underground, but then you'd have to bring in something that could drill out a million liters worth of Martian soil, hoping to create an air-tight chasm. If it could even work, I think it would blow up the weight budget. What do you guys think?

Rage your Dream. by Henry Hattingdale - Wed, 31 Oct 2018 02:55:12 EST ID:me0VS2lL No.37546 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Ohai, the yuan paid for all those Yen I lent the Kenji... And then the dollar outbid it. Zeni is really good if you have enough ki to convert to some capsules >_>

But there's no science in that, just a bunch of ideals in health. Build your home in your capsule and outside you'll find the pod is just the world before the super saiyan gets back to his life. Make your body your equilibrium, inhale some real shards in that it's no glass, just thc crystals... CBC CBD, CBGa... weed's a good sister goddess, for reals. She knows where she is in your life when you plant a seed in your heart. yeah it's the flute if she ever panned it like sex... then made a religion out of it. Oh yeah, snake charmers were real smart if Hunter X Hunter had a lot to say about anime.
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Henry Hattingdale - Wed, 31 Oct 2018 03:14:16 EST ID:me0VS2lL No.37548 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Smoke weed, coke hurts her as much as heroin hurts you. religion as Rastafari... the ideology of the masses to opiate their desire as a real hero and heroine in woman and... well myn, as in nym and man... yeah, Womyn doesn't exist unless she's just one androgyny. She has to be all of us at once if we wanna be like hermes bringin his message to aphrodite... CBGa will not hermaphrodite a colorful gene. CBC is good for you... really good for you. It's the chrome in a nice tendril of ganj in the calyxes... that orange matter is really good in love. Fire is truly lovely... you can see the galaxy insight if it's inside the green goddess. use your left hand to master what your home keys really were at a time... hunt and peck gives eagle vision for the index fingers if they indexed all your other digits to make a number in reality. Yeah I mean push every button you can with your strongest finger... it's the one you know keeps all the info. Yeah, hunt n peck is the only way to learn ambidextrous home keys with eyes closed.. Find an ETA to when you escape flight and make inertia known as key. I know it's weird shit.... We're the future humans. We needa make it with our airplane... a canard is all of its wings together, not just a single support. yeah Haseo was right... Kuhn really did start Canard. A real lady killer, but an adept rogue only kills the death in his terror of someone killing his vicarious nature. Yeah, I know who the shadow of death was before the twilight epitaph... Demo is back. omae wa mou shindeiru and hagakure to yall nonsense, the shadow the elements brought up from madness, brought to the streets of the spartans and made em their wack shit, probably thought all the money and gold wasn't given all back... and they were right. Man pance if pance as in France ever built a structure to resonate romance... yeah it's nikola tesla's real death ray fuckers. He built electricity from his own discovery that his death would rebuild everything he knew in electricity as harmonic energy. Make it so. I can feel your harmony in resonance. So make that AI electrical... Hell is made... Heaven is real. Digits don't type, they say. …
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Henry Hattingdale - Wed, 31 Oct 2018 03:15:25 EST ID:me0VS2lL No.37549 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not photoshopped, I used a camera and shot them both. Blank Face >_>
Basil Pockridge - Wed, 31 Oct 2018 18:49:56 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>this thread
like, actually wtf am I reading?
Isabella Fonnerfere - Thu, 01 Nov 2018 05:47:55 EST ID:HfI4ub9Q No.37551 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Now this is /wc/. I love the total abandonment of reality in favor of speed and tangential associations. It's art of a sort.
Nathaniel Crebblefun - Fri, 09 Nov 2018 02:47:38 EST ID:7tRDMJe3 No.37553 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The Future of Energy by Angus Trotlock - Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:19:50 EST ID:AECV3w0N No.37529 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Reading current trends, this is what I see as most likely for the future of Energy production in the world:

It is possible to turn solar energy into either jet fuel or liquid ammonia. The former captures carbon from the atmosphere in the process but puts it back once it is burned so it is carbon neutral. The latter process produces a fuel which does not contain any carbon and therefore is also carbon neutral. Both fuels can be used to power fuel cells and jet fuel can also be burned to power generators. Both fuels already have the infrastructure designed to transport them and can be scaled up easily.

Certain areas on the planet are exposed to more solar irradiance than others (deserts mostly) and they are ideal locations for solar plants. The problem with that is that it would be very expensive to run power transmission lines from places with high solar irradiance to places that need the power, and you would also lose some power because it's inefficient to transfer power over long distances using electrical wire. Converting the solar energy into liquid fuel on site that can be shipped anywhere solves this problem. Areas that have lots of cheap land with high solar irradiance that is near traditional shipping lanes will become major hubs to produce carbon neutral liquid fuels to power fuel cells. What's really cool is that many of the major fossil fuel producing countries in the Middle East actually fit these criteria perfectly. They will be perfectly situated to move into this industry once it opens up and becomes commonplace.

I think that the solar plants themselves will adopt concentrated solar rather than photovoltaic because the materials will be cheaper as it just uses mirrors which can be cheaply mass produced. Systems using molten salts would probably not be needed as they could just churn out as much fuel as possible during the daylight hours and ignore dark hours meaning that the technology for this already exists today and can simply be scaled up.

The only thing that could kill this is intellectual property rights. I have a suspicion that some of the companies funding the research into fuel cell breakthroughs actually get their money from fossil fuels and they're funding the…
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Eugene Brishman - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:41:00 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37540 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>Jet fuel has 3 times the energy density of sugar though.
Oh right, we're waiting for jet fueled powered robotics and cellphones for our technology to really take off. How could I have missed that?

>>Honey, did you put the roomba back on the jet fuel charger?
>>No sweetie, our entire house has exploded and we are all dead
Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:33:42 EST ID:44pyuxIG No.37542 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Matilda Drucklelodge - Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:46:56 EST ID:AECV3w0N No.37543 Ignore Report Quick Reply
nigga, do you even know what batteries are made out of? Not only are they highly combustible they're also pressurized and have exploded many times before. We also use gasoline to power our cars and appliances and you don't see people freaking out because it can be combusted, in fact that's kind of the whole point. Fuel cells also don't combust it so you can just build them in a sturdy enclosure to make sure the fuel doesn't leak out.

Martin Duckcocke - Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:01:20 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37544 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>pulling weight about fucking batteries
>>comparing the explosive potential of batteries and jet fuel
>>fuel cells don't combust
>>"make sure" the fuel doesn't leak out
You know what place they really, really "make sure" fuel doesn't leak out? Rocket fuel tanks. You know the number of times rocket fuel tanks have failed? Not zero.
Look, no one is denying jet fuel is more energy dense than batteries or sugar, by about 2000x. And while I admit it is pretty cool we can find ways to get energy out of hydrocarbons without combusting them, that doesn't change the fact that they are volatile, toxic fossil fuels that are infinitely more dangerous when an inevitable failure does happen than even highly explosive lithium batteries (like lithium itself is anything but stone-age by the standard of cutting edge battery tech.)

I mean, I guess its good to have the option to use fossil fuels in a slightly less destructive way, but is that the direction we really want to go? Why don't we use gasoline to power robots right now, then?
Betsy Murdspear - Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:13:47 EST ID:KXfK2XaG No.37545 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You know, hydrogen power cells don't go off IRL like in Terminator 3 and Quantum Of Solace.

And, I'll say it again, something something ocean thermal power, something something Dymaxion global energy grid.
Free energy is there, it's just a matter of scale.

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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Phyllis Socklewill - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:51:24 EST ID:FYRAXKwS No.37408 Ignore Report Quick Reply
future is peace on earth and in the starts.
Cyril Meddlespear - Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:34:39 EST ID:8+IygiPP No.37411 Ignore Report Quick Reply

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.
Charlotte Dartville - Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:52:46 EST ID:mHRdLpqU No.37508 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This is really well written, I maintained joy through reading all of it.
Reuben Corrytore - Thu, 27 Sep 2018 18:29:43 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37510 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thanks man, that's what I was going for
Esther Dobblestene - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:59:46 EST ID:E0YBfopN No.37521 Report Quick Reply

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?

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Wesley Tillingfoot - Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:53:55 EST ID:SysUIgPh No.37407 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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.
Jack Clopperwet - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:53:06 EST ID:l19c2bGe No.37435 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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.
Frederick Crommlenurk - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:53:04 EST ID:wNdcp/f6 No.37437 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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That's not the only thing the PRC have streamlined...
Phyllis Dremmleford - Wed, 09 May 2018 23:30:36 EST ID:ToNHQu20 No.37446 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nathaniel Dummerspear - Sun, 02 Sep 2018 02:46:25 EST ID:6YoQJUYn No.37502 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Due to the KKK, it is illegal to wear a mask in public or anything that intentionally hides your identity. At least it almost every state in the US. Elsewhere it may be different.

Also, good luck convincing the American public to accept it. The Left sees the KKK as cowards too afraid to show their face and the Right sees Antifa as cowards too afraid to show their face. Many people I've spoken with say that if you have to hide your face for your cause, you're up to no good.

It is the basic equivalent of, "If you've got nothing to hide, You've nothing to fear." But since we're here on 420chan, we're all scumbags pretty high on the list for persecution and all. Kirtaner is a shill and whatnot, working for big hentai and the dea.

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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Isabella Honderpot - Tue, 05 Dec 2017 23:18:35 EST ID:yvg2ILiJ No.37366 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>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.
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
Simon Blangerford - Mon, 25 Dec 2017 22:38:51 EST ID:0NtRfFLg No.37382 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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.
David Sobblepat - Fri, 29 Dec 2017 19:25:25 EST ID:9qspJYx7 No.37384 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ebenezer Picklenure - Thu, 28 Jun 2018 21:32:36 EST ID:8u62nqcQ No.37459 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I definitely wouldn't use this for life extension, but having a copy of yourself would be good for extending your social network or building a community. I can't imagine getting along with someone better than a copy of myself.

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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Charlotte Blazzleworth - Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:34:00 EST ID:7uGLXoBb No.37391 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Yo, this is really nice, please post more.
Phineas Boshspear - Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:19:18 EST ID:bz1nULK6 No.37431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
nice aesthetic, horrible politics
Phineas Boshspear - Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:20:16 EST ID:bz1nULK6 No.37432 Ignore Report Quick Reply
what's their ig / portfolio?
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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Martin Bardfuck - Tue, 29 May 2018 22:04:52 EST ID:ffFinF4R No.37455 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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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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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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Phyllis Dremmleford - Wed, 09 May 2018 23:27:19 EST ID:ToNHQu20 No.37445 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Martin Fepperforth - Thu, 10 May 2018 15:08:44 EST ID:xnmW28Zy No.37447 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Thank you for being the first person to actually reply to my question in the OP.
Personally I'd like to test out Huxley's assertion about potatoes being psychedelic if they could cross the BBB. Could be fun!
Wesley Puddlehall - Fri, 11 May 2018 17:19:23 EST ID:Lm1OYw7O No.37449 Ignore Report Quick Reply
We definitely need those artificial neurons if we want immortality to be within reach. Biological things are just so entropic. Futuristic though, we'd need to include things like organelle function, indirect signalling and so many other "background" and esoteric processes it would be restricted to the most straightforward and isolated cells types at first. A massive undertaking for a lazy guy like myself

Wait a minute you could literally just put dopamine in those things couldn't you? What are the authorities going to do, raid my stash of nu-meth?
mika - Fri, 18 May 2018 10:10:12 EST ID:ffFinF4R No.37452 Ignore Report Quick Reply
enjy your broekn nervous system
Ebenezer Clesslekatch - Sun, 20 May 2018 18:33:01 EST ID:WrRFf82K No.37453 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeee if I don't die first faggot

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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>>You would be _part_ of it.
Wish more people got this.
Now I want a carrier pigeon cage case for my phone and nobody makes em :(
Did find lots of these though...
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.
Jenny Wandershit - Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:04:41 EST ID:f7q9aPIo No.37416 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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.
Jenny Blarrylock - Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:54:31 EST ID:BgLkvGFY No.37418 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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
Caroline Pepperkack - Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:50:14 EST ID:5qpxxbbl No.37424 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Autofac, by Philip K. Dick, in 1954.

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