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book review | Whole Earth Discipline

September 23, 2009

whole earth discipline

Source: Wired — Sep 21, 2009 | Douglas McGray

Inspired Singularity album by American band Mae

June 17, 2010


EPA finds ‘slightly higher’ radiation levels in US [update 3/29]

March 29, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica


Singularity University | Exponential Summit Series

A global special event series.
May 17, 2000

primary image - D1

COMIC | Extrapolating

January 21, 2010

Source: xkcd webcomics

TechCrunch | Lady-finder app hits the store — totally serious

February 4, 2011

lady finder

Source: TechCrunch — February 1, 2011 | Alexia Tsotsis

Cloverfield special effects from DVD release — computer graphics, compositing

February 15, 2011

cloverfield poster

Cloverfield website

Why do giraffes have long necks?

July 19, 2009 by L. Stephen Coles


Jabberwocky, AI, and aging

July 4, 2010 by L. Stephen Coles


comic | Map of online communities

October 13, 2010

Source: xkcd webcomics — October 11, 2010

Paul Dempsey song ‘Ramona Was a Waitress’ from Everything is True inspired by Kurzweil’s AI femme ‘Ramona’

January 15, 2011

Paul Dempsey Everything is True

Julia Map generates fractals with just a browser

February 4, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Julia Map blue fractal

Providing Low-cost Clean Water for a Billion People

September 6, 2010 by William Bing

A possible implementation of our Naishio solution.  The pressure from the water volume is sufficient to propel fresh water across the membrane (A), and photovoltaics (D) generate all the energy needed to pump water from the repository (C) to the water tank and circulator (E).  Sensors (B) communicate between the solar pump and membrane to regulate the water level and ensure it doesn’t become contaminated. (Image credit: Sarah Jane Pell)

We are Borg Pig, resistance is futile

March 19, 2010

borg pig

Source: James O'Neill — August 1, 2007

Research breakthrough allows paraplegic man to stand on his own

May 21, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Rob Summers (credit: UCLA)

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