Climbing Out of the Transhuman Stew Pot, or, Why I'm Not a Singularitarian
18 Jul 2013 // 6:10 PM
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.
The Digital Surplus and Its Enemies
18 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM
While we are building identity in social networks, our online behavior generates a plenitude of information, meanings and content that constitutes a "cognitive surplus" generated by the "hive mind".