Category Archives: Transhumanism

Thinking About Thinking

The Edge question for 2015 is “What do you think about machines that think?” The first two responses I read were from Sean Carroll and Nick Bostrom. I have been a long time followier of Sean Carroll blog’s Preposterous Universe and have … Continue reading

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Animism, Neuroscience, and Information

Thanks to Naturalistic Pantheist Musings for pointing to this interview of Christof Koch in Wired Magazine. Koch is a neuroscientist who believes consciousness arises whenever a sufficient level of complexity arises in an information processing system.

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Fullerene and Life

When I first read this I thought it was a hoax. It might still be a hoax but I haven’t seen any indication that it is in my research. It might also be a mistake or misinterpretation of data but … Continue reading

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