November 30th, 2010 | brainjuice
- Physicists close two loopholes while violating local realism
"Special relativity then ensures that the objects cannot influence each other, since no physical signals can travel faster than the speed of light. In these experiments, classically unexplainable correlations were still observed between the objects, indicating a violation of local realism."
- Shonky futurism: debunking Kurzweil – Futurismic
"This one should set the transhumanist blogosphere alight for a week or so; IEEE Spectrum has an article that carefully picks apart the futurist predictions of Ray Kurzweil, prophet of the Technological Singularity. In summary: the best way to make successful predictions is to couch them vaguely enough that you can argue for their veracity after the point"
(tags:futurism nutter )
- pretty dumb things: at the saloon at the ends of the worlds
“I could crap a better existence than this.”
- Adventures in Killing the Radio Star by Unfortunate Productions ? Kickstarter
"The Rock God ideal of "sex, drugs, & rock n roll" is an antiquated notion. For today?s independent musician, touring, internet presence and publicity are more important than ever. This film is an exploration and celebration of the changing face of independent music told by the enthusiasts, supporters & hard-working musicians keeping it alive."