What do you really want?

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What do you want? Don’t worry, it’s a trick question. I mean really, really want? Aside from ziga zig ha. When you ask yourself this, the answer will be layered. What’s virtually certain... READ MORE

Hunting dragons

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There are two basic ways you can face your demons. One is: “I sure hope I don’t run into any resistance as I’m trying to get the important thing done.” The other, much... READ MORE

Humans in space and the founder effect

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Humanity will probably not remain a single species in the future. There’s a thing called the founder effect, which “…occurs when a small group of migrants that is not genetically representative of the ancestral... READ MORE

Fragments from Sumerian wisdom texts

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It’s simultaneously amazing, humbling and endlessly entertaining to read humanity’s oldest known writings. You feel a deep kinship with all of civilization, and people thousands of years ago, and get the sense that if... READ MORE

Elon Musk’s brain-computer interface startup – let’s do even better.

Fellow time-travelling artificial intelligence uploaded into a passable, but not entirely convincing human body Elon Musk has unveiled a new company – Neuralink. Ever the man to go after whatever promises the greatest possible benefit to mankind, he will be developing brain-computer … Continued

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