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Benjamin Goertzel
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Cross-disciplinary scientist, entrepreneur and author; pre-transhuman; would-be immortal
Cross-disciplinary scientist, entrepreneur and author; pre-transhuman; would-be immortal

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Qigong in Shanghai
I just got back home from a consciousness conference in Shanghai — CSTS (Consciousness, Science, Technology and Society) conference — organized by Wendy Ma and Gino Yu with some help from myself and others.   One of the more intriguing aspects of the confer...

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How To Save the World
How to Save the World:  The Biggest Risks Humanity Faces  and How to Militate Against Them  by Building a New Democratically-Oriented  Global Techno-Social Fabric (Last week I had the opportunity to spend a few days brainstorming with my friends at the Econ...

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The Thiel Fellowships, Singularity University, and the Tech-Startup Attractor
This Business Insider article on the outcome so far of the Thiel Fellowship experimen t is interesting, though not surprising.. As you may recall, Peter Thiel launched the Thiel Fellowship program as a "20 under 20" initiative, with a stated aim of showing ...

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SEMREM: The Search for Extraterrestrial, Morphically-REsonating Mathematicians
An interesting idea came up in an email thread with my dad
Ted Goertzel, his friend Bill McNeely, and my son Zar Goertzel… Suppose that morphic resonance works – so that when a
pattern arises somewhere in the universe, it then becomes more likely to appear
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