The United Nations and our uncertain future: breakdown or breakthrough?
In this article, David Wood asks for and outlines better steps in anticipation of future developments. Can the UN step up?
Make The Tech Disappear!
In this new column for Mindplex, cyberpunk writer RU Sirius traces connections between the digital revolution of the 1990s, contemporary tech culture, and the coming future culture.
Risk and Precarity Part 2: The Age of Web3
Web3 enthusiasts claim that the blockchain will lead us to an age of decentralized power in finance and culture. The edgerunners and edgelords enthusing about decentralization are not the people feeling the harms of its disruption.
Mindplex Podcast: Episode 1 | The History and Future of AGI
Our guest for our first episode is David Brin, scientist and science fiction author of more than 35 books over the last 40 years.
Take the Notepad, Take the Pencil, and Take the Keyboard, Just Don’t Touch My Coffee: The Future of Writing and Creative Contents in the Age of AIs
Hruy Tsegaye examines the Age of AI: Writers, Chatbots, and the Future of Creativity. Controversies, pros and cons, and the necessity to adapt in an AI-dominated world.
Mindplex Pubcast: Episode 1 | Delusional Humans and AGI
Join special guest David Brin, and co-hosts Ben Goertzel, Lisa Rein and Grace Robot, in this recording of the live watch party for our Podcast’s premiere episode.
Steal This Singularity Part 2: The More Things Change, The More You’ll Need To Save
In part two of Steal This Singularity, R.U. Sirius reflects on his experiences with transhumanism and singularitarianism, and shares his thoughts on the future of humanity.
We ARE LIVING IN SIMULATION: SCIENTISTS CLAIM
Hruy ponders over our bewildering value system, where rationality seems to perish rapidly, leaving humanity's compass adrift in a sea of absurdity. Is humanity trading unicorns for plain old donkeys?
Mindplex Podcast: Episode 5 | Jim Rutt - On Game B
Jim Rutt joins co-hosts Ben Goertzel, Lisa Rein and Desdemona Robot, to discuss “Game B” - what it is, why we need it, and how we might get there.
Reshaping Rewards for Maximizing Human Potential and Joy
David Ring argues our current value systems are systemically corrupted and are doomed templates for living happily. He thinks blockchain and similar emerging technologies can help us redefine them.