“The Faith of Puppets” – John GRAY

Going far back into the ancient world, recurring in cultures widely separated in space and time, surfacing in religion, philosophy and the occult, exercising a powerful influence in modern science and politics, Gnosticism has coexisted and competed with, secreted itself within and hidden itself from many other ways of thinking. There have been Gnostic strands… Continue lendo “The Faith of Puppets” – John GRAY

Human Robot Mass Production Process with New 3D Printer Factory in Korea | All Processes of World

What should we say to the antimodernist hysteria that has been blazing for centuries, now that it alleges that the human being would like to “become like God”? And if the answer were that, according to basic Christian doctrine, God wanted to become human, should anyone be surprised then that humans’ certainty of their distinguished… Continue lendo Human Robot Mass Production Process with New 3D Printer Factory in Korea | All Processes of World

In the Age of AI | FRONTLINE (documentary)

A documentary exploring how artificial intelligence is changing life as we know it — from jobs to privacy to a growing rivalry between the U.S. and China. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dZ_lvDgevk FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of AI and automation, tracing a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our world, and allow the emergence of… Continue lendo In the Age of AI | FRONTLINE (documentary)

“A história das histórias, da caverna ao metaverso” – Tadeu JUNGLE

Desde as pinturas rupestres até os vídeos em redes sociais, a humanidade conta histórias. As tecnologias foram transformando o nosso jeito de contar histórias ao longo do tempo e as histórias sempre nos ajudaram a compreender a realidade em transformação. Hoje somos não só consumidores, mas também produtores de conteúdo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybxbnCr23aU Nunca tivemos tanta tecnologia… Continue lendo “A história das histórias, da caverna ao metaverso” – Tadeu JUNGLE

Drones, hackers and mercenaries – The future of war | DW Documentary

A shadow war is a war that, officially, does not exist. As mercenaries, hackers and drones take over the role armies once played, shadow wars are on the rise. States are evading their responsibilities and driving the privatization of violence. War in the grey-zone is a booming business: Mercenaries and digital weaponry regularly carry out… Continue lendo Drones, hackers and mercenaries – The future of war | DW Documentary

“Reflections on the Pandemic and the Future” – Yuval Noah HARARI | Tokyo Metropolitan University

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZNCItia-xk In late January 2022, two years into the pandemic, Yuval Noah Harari was hosted by Tokyo Metropolitan University for a discussion on the global implications of COVID-19, and where we might go from here. The event included a conversation with the Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, and a Q&A with the university's students and… Continue lendo “Reflections on the Pandemic and the Future” – Yuval Noah HARARI | Tokyo Metropolitan University

“O que o futuro espera de nós?” – Lucia SANTAELLA | Café Filosófico CPFL

Quando interrogamos o passado, a história nos ajuda com soluções encontradas antes para questões do presente. Mas é a ferramenta da futurologia que nos ajuda a pensar quem podemos e quem queremos ser, quando o futuro chegar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWdD0mq_Ia4 Se a tecnologia, por vezes, nos ajuda a sermos mais inteligentes e eficientes, mais potentes e menos… Continue lendo “O que o futuro espera de nós?” – Lucia SANTAELLA | Café Filosófico CPFL

“Twilight of the Gods” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

What should we say to the antimodernist hysteria that has been blazing for centuries, now that it alleges that the human being would like to “become like God”? And if the answer were that, according to basic Christian doctrine, God wanted to become human, should anyone be surprised then that humans’ certainty of their distinguished… Continue lendo “Twilight of the Gods” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

“Can a robot join the faith?” – Avi STEINBERG

The New Yorker, November 13, 2017 As an apparent coup d’etat ripples through Saudi Arabia, the rising ruling faction is trying to keep things upbeat by sending bullish signals to the world’s mega-rich. Exhibit A is Neom, part of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 initiative, a proposed utopian city whose modest slogan is “the world’s most ambitious project.”… Continue lendo “Can a robot join the faith?” – Avi STEINBERG

Deepfakes and the Fog of Truth | CBSN Originals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTAgvf8fHOs Deepfakes, or videos doctored to show people saying or doing things they didn’t say or do, are on the rise. As the technology becomes cheaper and easier to use, realistic-looking deepfake videos of celebrities' faces pasted onto other bodies, world leaders making false or provocative statements, and everyday people being turned into pornography performers are… Continue lendo Deepfakes and the Fog of Truth | CBSN Originals