Jun 242011

A good read on technology and population and cities.  50% of humanity lives in urbanized areas – whether in the city proper or part of vast metropolitan expanses of seething humanity fading into the horizon (an 15-story or higher view from anywhere in Tokyo can provide this).  Our technology has allowed for what our population has demanded – and the result has been the exponential growth of both.

And come on, really, who doesn’t love the city…

Tokyo at Night

Earth's Top 20 Metro Areas - Click for Source


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Artificial General Intelligence, Transhumanism, and Open Source – an Interview with Ben Goertzel
Transhumanism and High Design – Keeping Human Creativity in the Future Loop
Virtual I/Me/We Continued: Three Robots. Three People.