“Crimes do futuro: o grotesco-chic da distopia de David Cronenberg” – Rodrigo MENEZES

Esgotados os modos de expressão, a arte se orienta para o sem-sentido, para um universo privado e incomunicável. Todo estremecimento inteligível, tanto em pintura como em música ou em poesia, nos parece, com razão, antiquado ou vulgar. O público desaparecerá em breve; a arte o seguirá de perto.Uma civilização que começou com as catedrais tinha… Continue lendo “Crimes do futuro: o grotesco-chic da distopia de David Cronenberg” – Rodrigo MENEZES

Is artificial intelligence out of control? | Al Jazeera

Artificial intelligence is becoming “like electricity”— it’s being used in almost every sector. But what exactly is it? And why are many governments trying to work out how to regulate it? #AJStartHere with Sandra Gathmann explains. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PATxJ-wwcUY RELATED CONTENT:

Blake Lemoine: Google engineer on his sentient AI claim | Bloomberg Technology

Google Engineer Blake Lemoine joins Emily Chang to talk about some of the experiments he conducted that lead him to think that LaMDA was a sentient AI, and to explain why he is now on administrative leave. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgCUn4fQTsc RELATED CONTENT:

“Will Artificial Intelligence End Human Creativity?” – John MAURIELLO

In view of this evidently inexorable event, the question arises, what remains of the eternal light of the soul once the artificial lights have been turned on? What remains of it after the soul has ceded a good part of its former luminosity to the more and more clever artifacts of the world, to computerized… Continue lendo “Will Artificial Intelligence End Human Creativity?” – John MAURIELLO

Fragmentos do Antropoceno | Instituto CPFL

Um ensaio audiovisual de ideias paste-up que procura compreender a falência da modernidade a partir de uma ideia que se tornou quase um mantra: é preciso crescer sempre, infinitamente, num mundo que não é infinito. Crescimento exponencial, lucro exponencial, a ideia de que qualquer futuro será brilhante e melhor são equívocos que, se não forem… Continue lendo Fragmentos do Antropoceno | Instituto CPFL

“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

Religion, Atheism, Heidegger, and the Dark Night of the Soul – Diana PASULKA

Diana Pasulka discusses Jung, Heidegger, and the recent UFO hearings. Theories of Everything with Curt Jaimungal (podcast). Diana Walsh Pasulka is a writer and professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5MuTHUbMUs Topics: IntroductionDiana's journey from "atheist" ⇒ "agnostic" (with respect to… Continue lendo Religion, Atheism, Heidegger, and the Dark Night of the Soul – Diana PASULKA

“O filósofo e o marqueteiro: o ‘melhor dos mundos possíveis’ como conto do vigário publicitário” – Rodrigo MENEZES

Byung-Chul Han é um filósofo contemporâneo conhecido por sua crítica à assim-chamada “ditadura da positividade”, o que, numa sociedade da positividade, não pode soar senão como um terrível paradoxo: a positividade nunca constitui "ditadura", só a negatividade. É preciso entender o conceito de positividade trabalhado por Han em toda a sua amplitude: do conforto material… Continue lendo “O filósofo e o marqueteiro: o ‘melhor dos mundos possíveis’ como conto do vigário publicitário” – Rodrigo MENEZES

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

La comercialización de la propia imagen: los peligros de las redes sociales | DW Documental

En el mundo virtual de Facebook, Instagram y Snapchat, todos quieren ser perfectos. Pero la búsqueda constante de reconocimiento en las redes sociales puede convertirse en una adicción y causar graves daños, sobre todo a la psique de los jóvenes. Pasamos muchas horas en las redes sociales: Facebook, Instagram y Snapchat, seducidos por su promesa… Continue lendo La comercialización de la propia imagen: los peligros de las redes sociales | DW Documental