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FOM5: The New AI Scare?

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Conscious Evolution, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
FOM5: The New AI Scare?

The Foundations of Mind V (FOM5)”The New AI Scare?” conference was hosted by the California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS) by the CIIS Center for Consciousness Studies in San Francisco on Nov 3-4, 2017. It featured presentations by: Henry Stapp, Fred Alan Wolf, Seán Ó Nualláin, Cynthia Sue Larson, Stanley Klein, and Beverly Rubik. This fifth Foundations of Mind […]

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How the Universe Works & The Theory of Everything Explained In 150 Seconds (Video)

Posted by on November 26, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science with 3 Comments
How the Universe Works & The Theory of Everything Explained In 150 Seconds (Video)

No time to read Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time? Here are Hawking’s big ideas… made simple via animation.

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Plastic Waste Becomes Public Furniture

Posted by on November 26, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Plastic Waste Becomes Public Furniture

Print Your City is a new organization in Amsterdam that has developed a way to take in tons of plastic waste and recycle it into public furniture, and potentially other useful objects using 3D printing. This poses a solution to the plastic waste strangling the oceans and planet. This technology offers hope to resolve one of the worst problems now facing the human race.

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World’s First Floating City To Launch In Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How It Will Look

Posted by on November 24, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
World’s First Floating City To Launch In Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How It Will Look

Seasteading Institute, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, is presently developing the first floating city — and has been since 2008. Recently, it reached an agreement with the government of French Polynesia to begin testing the proposed idea in its waters.

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Bali’s Mount Agung Spews Smoke and Ash as Eruption Fears Remain

Posted by on November 22, 2017 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Bali’s Mount Agung Spews Smoke and Ash as Eruption Fears Remain

Mount Agung on the resort island of Bali, which has been rumbling in recent months, erupted on Tuesday afternoon, the nation’s disaster mitigation agency said. The height of the smoke reached more than 700 meters from the peak of the mountain. The alert level for the rumbling volcano that had forced more than 100,000 to flee was lowered late last month, though authorities said there was still a chance it could erupt.

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As Support Grows for Ban on Killer Robots, Viral ‘Slaughterbots’ Video Warns of Threat to Humans

Posted by on November 21, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 1 Comment
As Support Grows for Ban on Killer Robots, Viral ‘Slaughterbots’ Video Warns of Threat to Humans

As support grew last week for a ban on killer robots during the first formal United Nations talks about imposing limits on lethal autonomous weapons systems, artificial intelligence experts and advocacy groups released a viral video titled “Slaughterbots” depicting what a future could look like with small and affordable drones that murder targets without any meaningful human control.

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Humans Are Trying to Make Contact with Aliens on a Nearby “Super Earth”

Posted by on November 19, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Humans Are Trying to Make Contact with Aliens on a Nearby “Super Earth”

On Oct. 16, 17, and 18 a team of musicians and scientists sent a message to aliens via radio waves, and transmitted it 9 different times. What’s in the message? Thirty-three musical pieces, each 10 seconds long, a tutorial on how humans keep time, and when we will be listening for a response…This is the first radio message of its kind designed for a direct response at a specific time.

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Researchers Can Now 3D Print A Human Heart Using Biological Material

Posted by on November 17, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Researchers Can Now 3D Print A Human Heart Using Biological Material

New research demonstrates that it is possible to replicate the heart through 3D printing using biological materials. How far will technology go?

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Science Of The Whole: Integrating Matter and Spirit

Posted by on November 15, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Of The Whole: Integrating Matter and Spirit

Just as the scientists of today have evolved the tools to penetrate the secrets of the physical, so scientists of the future will evolve the tools to penetrate beyond the physical. This will mean developing as yet unused forms of perception – effectively, our “inner senses” – to the point at which they, too, will be as useful in the search for knowledge and understanding as our familiar five physical senses.

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New Research Shows Why You Should Never Go to Bed Angry

Posted by on November 14, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
New Research Shows Why You Should Never Go to Bed Angry

The old adage, “Never Go to angry” now has some scientific support. Read this.

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How You Can Enjoy Being Alone With Your Thoughts

Posted by on November 13, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
How You Can Enjoy Being Alone With Your Thoughts

According to the researchers behind the new study, if people were better able to generate pleasant thoughts, they might rely less on technology for constant stimulation. The researchers didn’t find a magic switch. But they did discover a simple trick.

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How to Decode The Hidden Positive Message of Your Ego

Written by on November 11, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
How to Decode The Hidden Positive Message of Your Ego

We need to find that place in our hearts to stop looking at the ego through eyes of judgment and see it through eyes of love. Only then can we shift the energy around our ego from one of annoyance and avoidance to one of willingness to integrate what we can learn from it.

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When, Where & How To See the Taurids Meteor Shower on November 10-11

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
When, Where & How To See the Taurids Meteor Shower on November 10-11

For the northern Taurids, the best dates to spot them are from November 11-12, as on these dates, the waning moon will be reaching new moon, therefore interfering the minimum with the night show. The best results will happen in the early morning (just before dawn) from any dark location.

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New Aerial Images Show Mysterious Lost City In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean

Posted by on November 8, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
New Aerial Images Show Mysterious Lost City In The Middle Of The Pacific Ocean

In the latest episode of What On Earth? on the Science Channel, viewers can gaze at recently taken satellite images showing the archaeological site, Nan Madol, from above. There are walls that are 25 feet tall and 17 feet thick. As Dr Patrick Hunt, an archaeologist at Stanford University, points out, “Why would somebody build a city out on the middle of the ocean? Why here, so far away from any other known civilization?”

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How to Make Your Everyday Moments Extraordinary

Posted by on November 7, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
How to Make Your Everyday Moments Extraordinary

We can manipulate our experiences to stand out more by rising above the everyday and seeming extraordinary, capturing ourselves at our best, when we are achieving something important or showing courage, strengthening our social relationships, and…

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