Can We Be TV Free?

Not exactly, but forward trends are changing the way the world consumes video

Futurology isn’t just about the latest breakthroughs in medical science, self-driving vehicles, and impossibly fast computing. Sometimes, and in fact often, people come to embrace the ideas of technology moving forward when it starts to make things more convenient for them on a daily basis. One of the arenas where that’s been most evident has been in television and movie entertainment. Continue reading “Can We Be TV Free?”

LEAPFROGGING AND ACCELERATING TECHNOLOGY

This is a frog and it is super gross. Image credit: By Grosscha, via Wikimedia Commons

 

On Episode 25 of our goofball, transhumanism and singularity-centric podcast, I brought up the concept of leapfrogging. Before I get into the reasons why leapfrogging, in light of a potentially fast approaching technological Singularity, is worth talking about, it’s probably a good idea to briefly summarize what leapfrogging is and where the term comes from.

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ON DYSON SPHERES/CAN I CRASH AT YOUR PLACE FOR A WHILE?

image by Anders Sandberg via Flickr
“Dude, can I crash on your couch?” “Dude, can I crash on your couch?” ….”Jinx! You owe me a habitable living space!” image by Anders Sandberg via Flickr

On Episode 24 of this, our Singularity Bros Podcast, we chatted with George Dvorsky about topics as diverse as World of Warcraft addictions and multiplex parenting—topics on the mind of most of the Singularity Bros out there. What stuck with me for days after, however, was not the normal futurist and transhumanist stuff, but strangely it was the idea of a Dyson Sphere.

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