Category Archives: Internet / Cyberculture

Virtual Turing Church – Brainstorm

This is a brainstorm session on how to design and launch a Virtual Turing Church. As usual I am sending this post to several mailing lists, Facebook pages and discussion groups, but I would appreciate it of you could comment on the Turing Church website (commenting is much easier now) to have all inputs in the same place.

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Afterlife? – my very first post to the Extropians list, 1999

Today I found by chance an important bit of personal history: my very first post to the Extropians list, on December 6, 1999. It is interesting to see many of the ideas which I have been thinking and writing about in these 13 years already covered in that first post.

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August 2012 Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

Today I had the pleasure to participate in the August 2012 Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, via Google+ Hangouts. It is good to see that this meeting is becoming more popular, we had 10 participants today, and a very interesting discussion on death and resurrection. Continue reading August 2012 Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

July 2012 Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

Last Saturday I had the pleasure to participate in the July 2012 Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, via Google+ Hangouts. We discussed The Singularity is Near movie, my talk in London on July 14, how to make transhumanism more appealing to women, and other issues. Continue reading July 2012 Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

Terasem GN8 Virtual Workshop in Second Life, July 20, 2012

I look forward to seeing you at the Terasem virtual workshop in Second Life on July 20. The workshop tales place every year in Second Life on the anniversary of the first Apollo landing on the Moon. Let’s develop Geoethical Nanotechnology, go back to the Moon, and then onward to the stars and beyond! This year’s program is very interesting and you will meet some great visionaries and thought leaders. See this post for practical help. I am Eschatoon Magic in Second Life, feel free to text me if you need help. Continue reading Terasem GN8 Virtual Workshop in Second Life, July 20, 2012

Welcome to avatar extraordinaire, transhumanist thinker Extropia DaSilva

I am happy to see the first essay by avatar extraordinaire, transhumanist thinker Extropia DaSilva on the Turing Church magazine. Read Extropia’s “Holy Singularity!” Her short low-profile bio sketch says just “Extropia DaSilva is a digital person, currently residing in Second Life. Her purpose is to explore how NBIC technologies are redefining concepts of self. She chairs the Thinkers discussion group,” but I want to say something more. Continue reading Welcome to avatar extraordinaire, transhumanist thinker Extropia DaSilva

Recommended Hangouts On Air: MTA and Q+

Last Saturday I had the pleasure to participate in the first Hangout On Air of the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA). I also recommend the Q+ Hangouts, a series of online seminars on quantum information and quantum foundations on Hangouts On Air, and I hope also the Terasem Hangouts will be taken On Air soon. Continue reading Recommended Hangouts On Air: MTA and Q+

Happy birthday Alan, I hope to meet you someday

Today, June 23,  is the Centenary of Alan Turing’s birth in London. During his relatively brief life, Turing made a unique impact on the history of computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology, and the mathematical theory of computability. Continue reading Happy birthday Alan, I hope to meet you someday