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The Hairy Eyeball

February 27, 2015

The nasty reality of the publishing business was revealed to me when I labored for New York’s Strand Bookstore. My job involved hauling “review copies” downstairs to the book buyer. It was overwhelming to see all the garbage launched onto the planet in the form of a printed book. This was the publishing and resale […]

Man a Machine and Transhumanism

February 20, 2015

Throughout the internet data smog of talk shows, TED conferences and feature articles, we have noticed the discussion of “transhumanism,”  or the means of using technology to create super humans, in which pitiful biological realities are enhanced by computer superbots. There’s a decent breakdown of Transhumanism on Wikipedia, though it actually bypasses the idea’s philosophical […]