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Wai H. Tsang
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This is my new work place and world view(weltanschauung)  , for the next couple of months. A Summer of writing and computer programming. Since January this year I've been transitioning to the Android, Java & OpenGL platform, previously I was doing C#/C++ & MFC/GDI etc. Though C & C++ will still be important in the new environment. I'm porting all my existing code and getting up to speed with the new programming. The new OpenGL 3D computer graphics for demonstrating aspects of the brain theory, to go with the upcoming talks, videos and documentaries; will have far more of a wow factor than the old stuff in C#/GDI+ which was pretty slow and basic. 

I hope to have the first prototype software implementation of the fractal brain theory fully working, complete with fancy graphics, sound and visual processing to go with the next wave of public talks starting in September later this year. I bought a smart phone from China a few weeks ago just to get hold of the fully 8 core mediatek chip inside it to master multi-threaded parallel programming on Android/Java. Also I'm quite excited by the new google GPU/Renderscript technology to go with the multi-cores. And so the first artificial intelligence implementations deriving from the fractal brain theory will be running on Android OctaCore smartphones. Stay tuned, more to follow soon....
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I handed in my notice to quit my job yesterday. 10 years working at that funny church. Which Christopher Wren built, where William Blake used to play as a child and Isaac Newton used to visit when he lived nearby in Leicester Square. A stones throw away, Jimi Hendrix played his first ever UK performance, a few doors away from that John met Yoko, and a few minutes in the other direction the Beatles did their last gig on the roof top. It's been the perfect place for me to have been all these years. So many times was I reminded that I was placed there by the hand of Providence. The place where some of my brain theory, ideas on artificial intelligence and political philosophy came together. And the perfect place to learn about the fall of religion and the corruption of the new age. A place where the right wing Mayfair and Whitehall establishment converged with the Socialist Left and Labour party. I used to see every protest march come past along Piccadilly every Saturday and even a few riots in my time there. And Chatham house the conspiracy theorists New World Order HQ UK is less than a minutes walk away, and the Economist magazine also based very close. The spiritual, meets the political, meets the commercial and meets the scientific/technological.

What a great location to have worked, right in the heart of London and what a load of amazing and sometimes crazy experiences I've had. But the place and my whole time there has been a womb and a preparatory phase. But soon the next more active phase of the journey begins........
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Congratulations! I can't wait to learn what is next for you. All the very best. And please... publish more!
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Reflections on the 'Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference' 2014, Tucson Arizona.

Highlights? Henry Markram's brain project talk was the most interesting for me. I managed to chat to the guy briefly and give him my card. He flew from Switzerland to do his presentation, judging from the coffee stains on his shirt and crumpled look, he'd come straight off the plane. He did another seminar for the University a few hours later and then flew straight back to Europe, busy billion Euro guy!!

I met Christof Koch ex Francis Crick collaborator who was waiting to be video interviewed as I did mine for this video production company associated with the conference. I could see one of the worlds most famous neuroscientists in the corner of my eye as I discussed brains, God and artificial intelligence with the interviewer. Surreal! We had a breakfast chat the next day, and we talked theoretical systems neural science. He didn't quite get the fractal brain theory for now but he will in the future. He works for Paul Allen ex Bill Gates business partner, who being from a computer programming background, will love the theory to bits, as will Bill. I visualize the future and then I create its happening.

Meeting Roger Penrose was quite inspiring as I'd read quite a few of his books. We chatted a good 10 to 15 minutes or so, when we'd just both arrived and I happened to be sitting with the main organizer lady who called everyone over to sit with us. This was very fortunate meeting early on because she told me to upgrade my hotel room to the top floor exclusive level, that needs a key to operate the lift to get there. I went to the concierge desk and told them the organizer said for me to be at the top, and they complied. This is where all the superstars of the conference stayed. I felt the universe conspiring to help me. Anyway, there was free breakfast, drinks and dinner up there, so it also saved me a lot of money!  More surreality was seeing Deepak Chopra every morning in the small lounge up there, every morning in his big red baggy t-shirt and trousers, quite relaxed. I guess he's an early riser and I was jet lagged so we were always the first there 6:30am'ish.

Famous scientists and intellectuals all over the place! I felt like an imposter at times but I felt the Universe had put me there. I didn't just hold my own in some of the intellectual jousts that occurred but would win them generally. Public speaking experience with some quite wild crowds is good experience for this sort of thing. A cool head and clear British accent were advantages I believe. Also I'd be debating on my home turf, as people came out to challenge me and I'd heard all the criticisms before from the public talks and internet feedback. I'm quite emboldened by some of my encounters with what a lot of people would consider as some of the top minds in the world. Though they would rule totally in their respective domains, when they come out to discuss some of the bigger questions like overall brain organization, mind, religion and consciousness, then their knowledge and thinking is actually quite weak. What I've suspected for a long time has been amply confirmed.

I was disappointed by the philosophers, and some of the biggest names in the english speaking world were there, i.e. John Searle, Daniel Dennett and others. They came across to me as narrow minded buffoons, playing navel gazing word games, trapped in their respective dogmas, and not realizing that what they held as incontrovertible truths were merely problematic assumptions that are very controvertible. Philosophy is such an important thing. But modern academic philosophy is dismal, more so even than economics it seems to me. It needs a major shake up.

I was very encouraged by the conference overall. Two people who came to my talk, came up to me and said I should have been in the main plenary sessions, and I told them that this is exactly what I thought. A journalist and someone who said he worked with Hameroff the organizer, said they would personally vouch for me in future conferences.

At the end of the conference it was discussed what progress had been made in the past 20 years and what lay in the future. The field had moved sideways and but not made any progress. 20 years ago John Horgan the Scientific American writer reported that all the journalists that had come 20 years ago to the first conference, all concurred at the end that no one really knew what they were talking about with respect to what is the nature of consciousness. 20 years later not much has changed. Susan Blakemore said something very interesting at the end session speculating on the future and which stuck in my mind. The arch sceptic said it might take a 'neuroscientist to become enlightened' or a 'zen master to learn all the neuroscience', for consciousness to be fully understood. I believe it is the person who finally explains how the brain and mind works; and who also fully understands experientially and intellectual, the non-dual, transpersonal, we are all one consciousness thing, and who can explain a perfect extrapolation of this brain theory to the universe; who will be in a position to explain the true nature of consciousness. The mystery of consciousness and the mystery of GOD are one and the same.
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My adventures in the land of Crypto-Currencies continues. I've been asked to do a talk in Moscow about the Fractal Brain Theory and Artificial Intelligence, at a BitCoin event there in a few months time. I'll post more details as I get them. Last time I was there was February 1998, playing Electric guitar with the Psychedelic Trance act Cosmosis at a large trance party held in a dis-used college complex. It was cold outside! Around minus 20 degrees. We were offered lots of vodka, champagne and caviar, and other unmentionable things. It was a very exciting place to be and great fun. I wonder how things will have changed. We look forward to going back!
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YEAH, RUSSIANS ARE NUTS  -  FUN FOR THEM HAS NO BOUNDARIES!!!  HAVE A GOOD ONE.   LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN.  DID I SEND YOU THE HOLOGRAPHIC HEALING INFO?  BLESSINGS
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I've agreed to do a long introductory talk on the Fractal Brain Theory in Brighton UK on the 11th November, condensing all the most interesting, exciting and crowd pleasing material in one presentation with some of the new AI stuff and software simulations added on. Talk info isn't up on the venue website as of time of writing but here's the link... http://brighton.truthjuice.co.uk/
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I'm doing a long political talk in Birmingham UK next Tuesday 15/10/13

Title of Talk: The Coming 21st Century Weltanschauung (i.e. World View) and Paradigm Shift

This talk is the part 2 of another talk titled ‘Revolutionary Movements and How to Start One’; but is also stand alone and can be fully appreciated without seeing this first part, which for those interested can be found on YouTube & Vimeo, see… Revolutionary Movements and How to Start One

A lot of people seem to anticipate a coming great Paradigm shift or some massive change in human understanding that may somehow alter the political, economic and social trajectory of the World. But no one really has any idea how this may come about. So this talk explores the history of these sorts of happenings. We discover a hidden original source shared by most of the great historical currents that have brought us to where we are today, including the Enlightenment, the Renaissance, the rise of Modern Science, the genesis of Religion and World Spirituality; together with their influence on the social and political order, throughout history. This esoteric factor has also greatly influenced the Arts and many spheres of human creativity.

This hidden truth has also been the inspiration for Revolutionary movements which was what the first talk specifically examined in some detail; but also more generally it has been behind the very notion of progress, the stimulus for social change and it is what actually gave rise to the ‘Left Wing’, in the original 17th Century meaning of the term. That is, the factions opposing the state of affairs characterized by hereditary privilege, tyrannical rule, false religion; also social deprivation, injustice and inequality. A state of affairs which the world today seems to be heading back towards. What has been such a powerful determinant in history, if resurrected for the present, could be the ‘revolution in mental conceptions’ that people have been waiting for, and also the revival of political power against the power of money.

The crucial factor is the Hidden or Esoteric Religion. It is the Perennial wisdom of the God within and the idea of Micro-Cosmos of Self reflecting but also containing the Macro-Cosmos of the Universe. That somehow in our lives and in who we are, we contain the Transcendent and the Divine. This has been called Gnosis, Illumination, Infinite Consciousness, Enlightenment, Nirvana or the Kingdom of Heaven. When we examine how this idea has influenced the past then we can form a powerful picture of how we may influence the present to change the future.

This is a wide ranging talk, apart from being a broad historical survey, it’s also about the power of ideas and grand narratives, the problems of the present and what’s wrong with the world today; and will provide a blueprint for creating social movements that may radically change the course of things.

Communicated in a compelling and accessible way this talk will be very interesting and stimulating for anyone interested in Politics, World History, Religion, Philosophy, Current affairs, Myth and Mysticism, protest and activism, Dan Brown, Adam Curtis, Tantra, Mystical Yoga, Sufism, Kabbalah & Taoism.

for venue see... http://www.truthjuice.co.uk/?p=5734
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This is a very rough first version and live outing of the revolutions 2 talk. Sound quality could be better and cuts out in one part for a bit. It'll evolve over time and a slicker & tighter version of the same talk will appear in the New year...
Wai Tsang at Truthjuice Birmingham 15th October 2013
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I'm doing a talk about the Fractal Brain theory this weekend, Saturday 14th September 5pm at the yearly Festival of Life at Conway Hall in Central London. 

This will be a condensed presentation giving an overview of the Fractal Brain Theory. Also I'll be giving a progress report on what's been happening over the past year, the progress of the theory and what's going to be happening next with it.

Festival of a Life is a big all day event with lots of speakers, stalls and activities; and with an entry fee for the entire event. There's loads going on and it's worth the money. It'll be interesting for anyone interested in health, raw food and vegan diets, eco & environment, exotic philosphies and spirituality. See their website on... http://www.festivaloflife.net/about.htm
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Pleasure meeting you & your wife too Bernard, hope you visit to London was fun and stimulating. Yes, I think we'll put a HD camera in the middle of the Room and wear a digital voice recorder. Nothing fancy. But later on as we discussed, we should be starting a little video production line. Cheers Wai
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And today is the beginning of the rest of my life. My last day of full time employment was yesterday and very appropriate that it was the 4th of July and Independence day. Lots of saying goodbye to people and taking photographs with people I'd see most days for the past 10 years. Was it emotional? well yes, it felt great to be moving on! 

There were a couple of very unusual synchronicities yesterday. As the place was locking up, I was in the courtyard chatting to the Muslim security guard who is from Pakistan about the recent events in Iraq and Syria. I specifically said to him that I thought some of my ideas would strongly appeal to younger generation Muslims and Jews living in that region in the future. Moments later a couple with their young daughter who had earlier been in the church garden we're leaving and I said a friendly goodbye to them all. The man who I'd never seen before in my life replied farewell and also said that he hoped my research is going well. This surprised me very much and I asked him how he knew about my work. Apparently a friend of his called Rhona, who I don't know and can't place, saw me at a public talk and recommended me to him and that he was subscribed to me on youtube(I've only got about a very few 1000+ subscribers). He gave me his card, I'd run out of mine. Afterwards I said to the security guard words to the effect how great and amazing it was that the last member of the public that I would greet in my job also happened to know about and appreciate what I do. This was actually the very first and only time that this ever happened. Anyway, later on I inspected the guy's card and of all places he was based in Tel Aviv Israel.

More strange happenings as I drove home. After tying up loose ends and taking a whole load of photographs of various places in and around the church for when I'm feeling sentimental in the future, it was late past 9:30pm, getting dark and starting to rain when I set off in my car. It had been a very hot day and the rain felt pleasant. As I got out of central London and passed the busy intersection outside Camden tube station a few miles from my house and slowed at the light I saw a sight which literally stunned me. A slightly hunch backed, homeless looking person, wearing far too many layers of clothes for the warm weather, was waiting to cross the road. It was the schizophrenic bag lady who ten years ago, in the early hours of the night before I started my very first day working at the church, gave me an old book called 'Wai-Wai' which is my name written twice. I was coming out of a shop and she was sitting on the pavement outside and asked me if I wanted to buy her book. I said the title of the book was my name and so she gave it to me. It was about a tribe of Indians living in Brazil called the wai-wai. In 2008 I was working at a memorial service for an Iranian born lady who was heavily into Sufism(Mystical Islam) at the church, and during it while reading the order of service I discovered she was the recently deceased widow of the guy who wrote the wai-wai book, an English explorer called Nicholas Guppy. And now on the day I finished my job of ten years I happen to encounter the homeless bag lady again. Though I'd seen her a few times in the intervening 10 years, I'd not done so for a least 3 or 4 years. The timing of this sighting seemed to me very uncanny. I'd already made in my mind a connection with the book and the soccer tournament currently happening in Brazil but didn't think much of it. But as I reflected on the strange lady with the strange book, there was an amazing sense of closure and a strong sense that life really is scripted. I am as a sleep walker, treading a path that was has already been laid down for me by providence. One chapter ends and another one begins...
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My life is synchronicity central, I'm going to compile it all into a book at some point. For the immediate future i.e. next couple of months, it's going to be lots of writing and finish the first couple of books, also lots of computer programming. After that lots of public speaking and video production. See post after this one. +Ryan Best 
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And so I just got sponsorship to attend the famous Arizona Consciousness Conference in April, from one of the Associate Founders of the Singularity University. It's their 20th Anniversary. So many of the big names in Neuroscience, Philosophy and Science, who write about Consciousness, will be there. I need to get myself a prominent speaking slot; Stuart Hameroff one of the organizers wrote in a few weeks back to say he likes my ideas. I have some stunning and very deep new results relating to the brain theory I need to communicate and which will generate a lot of excitement among the delegates and attendees. This will be the perfect occasion for their first outing... http://www.consciousness.arizona.edu/
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Wai cool. :)  Looking forward to hearing more.
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This is a very rough earkt version and first live outing of the revolutions 2 talk, titled 'The Coming 21st Century Weltanschauung(World View)'. Sound quality could be better and cuts out in one part for a bit. It'll evolve over time and a slicker & tighter version of the same talk will appear in the New year...
Wai Tsang at Truthjuice Birmingham 15th October 2013
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I'll be doing a talk about the Fractal Brain Theory at the London BitCoin Expo later this Autumn. I'm on the same line up as Richard Stallman the Linux/GNU open source guy and who also did a lot of early work on AI & LISP. It's quite an honour, I respect his work and ideas. In fact I was reading about him over 20 years ago, still in school & before Linux even existed.

So it's going to be a real geek fest, I imagine a lot of elite computer programmers, hackers, start-up people and hardcore technical types will be there. Along with various counter culture, cyberpunk, alternative and progressive types. Exactly the sort of people I need to meet and introduce the Fractal Brain Theory to. 

So the talk I'll be doing will be quite technical and focus on AI and the special abstract properties of the brain theory to please the techies. I'll be rolling out new material and showcasing some software I've been working on to demonstrate the theory. The perfect context for it really. Amazing and what a perfect set. This is going to be a neat little adventure, I can't help but feel that the Universe is conspiring to help me as I do most of the time anyway. 

It's on the 30th Nov, in East Central London quite near Silicon Roundabout appropriately. There's loads of other speakers too and of course a massive load of BitCoin stuff. And it's free entry. See their website for details and latest info...
http://bitcoinexpo.co.uk/
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And it was awesome!
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I'm in the process of communicating a complete fractal theory of brain and mind to the World
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I'm a Public Speaker, Writer, Thinker, Musician and Computer Programmer
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My adult life has mainly been characterized by an obsession with working out how the brain works and understanding the nature of the human mind. My goal is to create Artificial Intelligence. A finished brain theory and the demonstration of A.I. will provide me with the means for my ultimate purpose which is explaining to the World that the mystery of consciousness and the mystery of God are really one and the same. I've started to reveal my work beginning in 2012.
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I have two small children and live with my partner in North London
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  • Imperial College London
    Computing Science, 1988 - 1991
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