Every day I set less store on intellect. Every day I see more clearly that if...– Marcel Proust, Contre Sainte-Beuve, trans. Sylvia Townsend Warner (via rhea137)
A real human agenda Unlimited freedom of being →
wildcat2030: (Reporting from a real life event- an almost verbatim transcription) “Emptiness which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities.” D.T. Suzuki — I met a person yesternight; she said that she does not recognize boundaries to her beingness. She said that her agenda is: Unlimited freedom of being. I asked her to...
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best. Genius must always have...– Max Beerbohm, essayist, parodist, and caricaturist (1872-1956)
Slated for completion in 2015, PlanIT Valley won’t be a mere “smart city” — it...– Science fiction no more: The perfect city is under construction - Salon.com (via myserendipities)
My obstinate rejection of time is now taking its... →
rhea137: My obstinate rejection of time is now taking its revenge on me. Its passage never existed for me. I never felt it as a river that could dry up. It was all around me, inexhaustible, a sea. I drifted about in all directions; it seemed natural to go on this way. My time would never run out. Everything I undertook was for eternity, and eternities were at my disposal, even for the smallest...
Most of the time our autobiographical memories and beliefs match up - we...– BPS Research Digest: Psychologists create non-believed memories in the laboratory (via wildcat2030)
A New Zealand company plans to implant pig cells in the human brain in a...– New Zealand firm to trial pig cells to treat Parkinson’s | Reuters (via wildcat2030)
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.– Khalil Gibran (via kari-shma)
“The internet makes dumb people dumber and smart people smarter. Just as...– Kevin Drum, American political blogger and columnist, The Internet Is a Major Driver of the Growth of Cognitive Inequality, Mother Jones, Feb 17, 2012 (via amiquote)
Vergence Labs-Enhance humanity. Redefine reality. →
wildcat2030: Vergence Labs builds bioelectric human computer interfaces that enhance users’ mental and sensory abilities beyond the human norm. Put simply, we build bioelectric computerized superpowers. We are making 3D gesture, eye tracking and brain interfaces to create a natural 3D human interface with a wearable HMD computer. For our first years, we are focusing on augmenting human vision:...
… Henceforth alone and sorely mistrustful of myself, I thus, and not without a...– Friedrich Nietzsche. 4. Preface. Volume II. Human, All Too Human. (via seeyoulateraggregator)
As particle physics revolutionizes the concepts of “something” (elementary...– Pondering a universe without purpose - Page 2 - Los Angeles Times (via wildcat2030)