Tech/Science Update

From: Jas A.I. (
Date: Tue Feb 08 2000 - 09:18:22 MST

I have a list of a few tech/science links from a few days back. I have been
swamped with work, so if these have already been discussed my apologies. I'm
very behind on reading the Extropy list, and plan to catch up shortly.

One of America’s top snack makers is telling suppliers not to use
genetically altered corn, angering farmers while pleasing some

Psycho-technology: Its Present & Future
One of the many positive features of Megabrain Report is that it encourages
us to think globally about psychotechnology as a growing scientific field
and technology. What place will psych-tech have in our culture by the year


The Purporsive Evolution and Involution of Consciousness in the Universe

Shuttle astronauts are clearly fascinated by the topside view of Earth's
atmospheric patterns that space flight provides, since every space shuttle
crew takes a significant number of photographs of clouds.

Quantum Mechanics and the Analysis of Behavior

What are the main problems that Quantum Future aims to solve?

Cyberspace is more than a breakthrough in electronic media or in computer
interface design. With its virtual environments and simulated worlds,
cyberspace is a metaphysical laboratory, a tool for examining our very sense
of reality.

There could be a world where people grow younger every day, rain falls into
the sky, and cakes unbake . . . It could even be your world

The need for information storage is exploding. Now some Harvard University
researchers are taking that idea literally. They are using an extremely fast
laser to trigger tiny explosions that create “microcraters” to encode data.

Rock hunter finds second Mars meteorite known in U.S.

Special & General Relativity Questions and Answers

We all believe that we have minds - and that minds, whatever they may be,
are not like other worldly things. What makes us think that thoughts are
made of different stuff?

Relativistic Intercourse

Quantum Physics Brady Bunch Perspective

Quiet please, we're listening to Mars

I was born human. But this was an accident of fate - a condition merely of
time and place. I believe it's something we have the power to change.
I will tell you why. -- Kevin Warwick

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