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  • Transhumans Still At It
    Martine Rothblatt is a wealthy, successful, transgendered entrepreneur, having been an executive at several satellite and bio-tech firms.  She's also the founder of the T
  • SCP Foundation
    " Clandestine and worldwide, The SCP Foundation operates beyond jurisdiction, empowered and entrusted by every major world government with the task of containing 'items wh
  • Hounded by Baskerville
    Baskerville is a really nice typeface that has a rather dramatic story (enlightenment, zombies, class warfare, Ben Franklin, etc.)  There is an Open Baskerville project a
  • Nostalgic for the Future
    FM-2030 was a novelist, diplomat and transhumanist philosopher.  Ryuchi Sakamoto and Iggy Pop's wierdo 1987 duo tune "Risky" was supposedly inspired by FM's ideas and has
  • Best Infomercial
    Quintron's Drum Buddy .  A sweet machine.
  • The Sound of American Doomsday
    King Camp Gillette invented the disposable blade safety razor and revolutionized give-away and lock-in product marketing.  He was also a Utopian Socialist who believed th
  • Metaphase Typewriter
    METAPHASE TYPEWRUTER IS A QUANTUM-UNCERTAIN TEXT GENERATOR OPEN FOR MEDIUMISTIC POSSESSION BY DISCARNATE SPIRITS. thanks Martin , for the link.  good stuff.
  • Cyc Out
    Cyc was a crazy ambtious AI project started in the 80s by Doug Lenat.  The goal was to model human thought based on a huge ontology database.  Back in 2002, some of the
  • Too Bad He Won't Get Elected
    THE RENT IS TOO DAMN HIGH! Amen.
  • Paranoid Steganography
    Amazing article in Playboy (yes, er, actually) about some crazy dude who conned quite a few powerful US officials into thinking that he could pull secret messages out of A
  • The Hedonistic Imperative
    So reassuring to see that extropian nutso stuff is still on the internet.  Come to think of it, in 1994, half the web pages on the Internet were like this.

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