Transmission #4 of the Cosmic Anthropology Broadcast System: The Team Machine Chat Prologue

SHOW NOTES RELATED EPISODES Transmission #1 of the Cosmic Anthropology Broadcast System – the Neanderthal Pride ep Mad Max trilogy posts: Mad Max: Fury Road and the pre Jackpot Years Mad Max : Fury Road – Review MAD MAX GROUND ZERO Fortitude Review [Daily Grail]   Dark Extropian Musings [Patreon]   WORKS MENTIONED: 12 Monkeys (tv show) […]

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Accelerating along the road ahead, from 2015 to 2020, with one eye always on 2200. OK. Let’s go!

It is, I am reliably informed, 2015 now. This year so far has been off to a slow start for me, mostly due to reasons. But there is a great weight to my plans. Moving them forwards, accelerating the mass of what-is-to-come towards escape velocity, will take some time still, but things are, be assured, […]

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Uplifting Civilisation and Introducing the Great Extropian Adventure

I liked this short film so much I wrote a 3000 word essay about it and the Great Extropian Adventure. Co-starring cyborg dolphins and manatees tweeting from asteroid ecologies – Uplifting Civilisation into the 22nd Century…and Beyond!:

“And that is the tone I’d like to have set for the immediate future. Adjust our scope to always have 2200 in our vision and it’s easy to see what we have to do between now and 2020. When you’re already extending your thinking to giving AIs the vote, gay marriage takes less than a nanosecond to compute. When your idea of the world to come has celebrity cyborg animals in space being verified on Twitter, having compassion for those unlucky humans fleeing states collapsing from internal wars or externally generated heavy weather events (or both) is a trivial act.”

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a short review of AUTÓMATA

Above are the opening titles that introduce Autómata and its setting of #neartermhumanextinction, #heavyspaceweather and #atemporality. This movie is an instant classic that belongs on the shelf right between Bladerunner and Hardware; and just in case you’re not sure it’s full of explicit spot-the-Bladerunner-bingo references, and features Dylan McDermott in a role that could make you […]

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