Month: April 2006

  • The Singularity Summit at Stanford

    The Singularity Summit at Stanford is being held on Saturday, May, 13, 2006 from 9 am To 5 pm at the Stanford Memorial Auditorium (the address is 551 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305.) The event is hosted by the Symbolic Systems Program at Stanford University. The event is free and open to the public, but […]

  • Doctor Who Trashes Transhumanism

    “New Earth,” the first episode of the second series of the relaunched Doctor Who, was the last place I expected to see a rant against cloning, life extension, and transhumanism.

  • Critical Thinking Required

    I find it necessary yet again to mention that my Cybernudism blog, like most blogs, is commentary. In this format I hope to engage in larger debates on the issues facing humanity now and in the future. Frontier Channel, on the other hand, is a science and technology news site. The separation between and […]

  • Pseudoscience and Science: Who Do You Listen To?

    John Bruce via his “In the Shadow of Mt. Hollywood” blog often critiques transhumanism, cryonics, and the Technological Singularity, among other topics. He suggests that these are quackery and pseudoscience. He is often critical of the writing of Glenn Reynolds, law professor, author, Instapundit blogger, and occasional columnist in newspapers like the New York Times. […]

  • Why “Why * Sucks” Articles Suck

    “Why Sucks.” “Why Google Video Sucks.” “Why Web 2.0 Sucks.” “Why Apple Sucks.” “Why Evolution Sucks.” These and similar headlines can be found all over the blogosphere. Try this search to see many things that suck. Of course, these “Why * Sucks” articles are commentary and opinion within the decidedly subjective blogospheric realm. […]

  • HiRISE High Resolution Images of Mars Released

    The HiRISE team has released more of the high resolution “test” images of Mars taken on March 23 and 25, 2006. Incredible detail, color, and a perspective view. Eight images were taken and the rest should be available tomorrow. read more | digg story

  • The Digital Jukebox Arrives

    The Digital Jukebox is open for business. The last hold outs – the major movie studios – finally made their movies available for purchase today as digital downloads from Movielink and CinemaNow. Distribution competitors like Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Blockbuster are expected to join the fray soon. If you take a look at the comments […]