Tagged "Future"

2023-05-26 | Technology Future

Radical Life Extension

Radical life extension and brain uploading are two technologies that have emerged as possible ways of extending human life and consciousness beyond the traditional biological limitations. While some people view these technologies with skepticism, arguing that they are morally questionable and could lead to unintended consequences, this article aims to argue that radical life extension and brain uploading are ethical goods that civilization has an obligation to develop. By exploring the potential benefits of these technologies, we can see that they have the potential to enhance human life in profound and meaningful ways.
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2023-05-22 | Technology Future Politics

ETI Contact and the Public

Revealing contact with extraterrestrial intelligence to the public at large is a topic of great debate in the scientific community. There are both pros and cons to such a disclosure.
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2023-03-02 | Technology Future Politics

Geopolitical Threat Modeling

Models and Premises Of course there is a plethora of theoretical models that aim to predict the behavior of major geopolitical players. These models use various approaches, from qualitative assessments to quantitative data analysis, to better understand and predict the actions of states and non-state actors in the international system. Some of the most prominent models include:
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2022-12-08 | Future

Coup Attempts

Why Are There So Many Conspiracy Nutjobs? There are several forces driving people with certain personalities to the breaking point. In addition to economic uncertainty and doomerism (which mirrors the 1930s to a degree), the future is extremely uncertain. The rise of science, technology, and especially AI, is going to result in fundamental changes to life as we know it.
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2022-12-07 | Future

Rightful Place

As a civlization, we failed to learn from the horrors of the Nazi era. The same rhethoric from these times is successful again today. Especially if you look at young men growing up today, you'll find extremist right-wing views have completely become the norm rather than the exception. We are absolutely unprepared for what happens when these people grow older and come into power.
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2022-12-05 | Future

Democratize Technology

We must take back control of our technology! We must demand root level access to the devices we own, and reject the exploitation and manipulation of large corporations. Only by democratizing technology can we empower ourselves and our communities, and foster a more vibrant and innovative marketplace. Join the fight for a better future, and let's work together to make the power of technology open and accessible to all!
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2021-08-26 | Future

A Possible Future: No General Purpose Computing

General Purpose Computing Classified as a Weapon, License Required A number of high-profile hacking incidents have led to an increasing demand from politicians and the media for a computer lockdown.
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