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THINK: What The Singularity Really Means

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It’s now roughly two months since the latest Singularity Summit conference, held here in the Upper East Side of New York City.  I came away from the conference not feeling quite as elated as I did in 2009, I think because much of the content of this year’s conference was so computer focused and didn’t […]

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An open letter to Ars Technica: Saddleback Leather and Religionism

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Try to imagine my surprise when, upon receiving my “free leather wallet” for signing up for a premium account on Ars Technica, I found several cards inside the $29.00 value object reading “Christ Rules” in Greek script. Is it Ars Technica’s policy to back proselytizing religious organizations? Does Ars Technica care at all about its […]

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“In This Economy…”

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Recent successes in selling books and video games on Half.com have nearly inspired me to start a little side business. I bought Phoenix Wright for DS from Gamestop for 15 bucks, but the going price for it on Half is about $24 (it actually averages higher, but that is the lowest price I can charge […]

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Transcendent Man

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Whoever was in charge of the special effects/graphics in that movie needed to be slapped a few times. The movie was way, way too heavy with CG and titles. That person also needs to be taught the difference between “it’s” and “its”. GRAMMAR people. “It’s” not that hard. I came away from this documentary with […]

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Futurist Speculation Of The Day

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Some futurist thoughts: I think that, starting with my generation, and during the rise of personal computing in general, there has been a sharp uptick in the number of people who were “born” interactive users of technology. There seem to generally be two kinds of technology users: actives and passives. Actives are the tinkerers, the […]

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