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Thursday, July 18 2013

Climbing Out of the Transhuman Stew Pot, or, Why I’m Not a Singularitarian

The big trend in apocalyptic thinking is now computer based, and it’s strangely not even billed as apocalyptic. It’s known as the Singularity, a point in the near future when computers become more intelligent than people -- and they absorb us.


Tuesday, February 5 2013

People Are Sickening: The Bug’s Eye View of Pandemic Games

Pandemic sims like Plague, Inc. create a marvelous kind of satire with ecological undertones.


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