Time Lapse From Space – Literally. The Journey Home. from Fragile Oasis on Vimeo. Via Wired Science, astronaut Ron Garan made an amazing 7 minute time lapse video of Earth […]

Avail to Prevail

“Prevail Project” is about the subtle and interesting notion that some day soon, some of us may not be human. My readers are presumably human, and so might find this […]

Google achieved dominance in the search engine market through a simple algorithm, PageRank, that made it easy for people to find information in an increasingly complex and deep internet. I […]

via YouTube Carl Sagan would have been 77 today.  Sagan, better than anybody else, understood both the insignificance of <i>homo sapiens</i> in the cosmic scheme of things, and of the […]

Murmuration from Sophie Windsor Clive on Vimeo. When we say flock-like behavior, this is what we mean. The starlings don’t see the whole picture, they only see their neighbors. But […]

THE BEGINNING OF INFINITY from jason silva on Vimeo. Consider. Consider the power of Mind to reshape Matter. Consider the notion that evolution has escape the biological to infect the […]

Anybody who’s paying attention will note that these are unsettled times, from the Arab spring, to youth demonstrations in Spain, Israel, and now Occupy Wallstreet. Via Kevin Kelly who cites […]

You’re probably familiar with Jaron Lanier. VR pioneer, musician, author of You Are Not a Gadget and far too many articles to mention. He’s also the inspiration for the Prevail […]