In the second part of our interview, Derek Webb talks about how to approach the oncoming future with values and practicality, as well as going into the problems with laws, the Amish, hippies, Kevin Kelly, and the iPhone 13.
Our series on Spirituality and the Singularity continues! In this episode, James Carroll shares his experiences in the diverse worlds of A.I. and Mormonism. James is a researcher at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and a member of the board of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. Find out more about him here:
How does the Singularity impact Spirituality? This series kicks off with Mike Morrell and Micah Redding talking about the intersection of Christianity and accelerating change. Mike gives us an expansive look at the history of humanity from the dawn of time to the far future, and introduces some of the dilemmas and hopes that spiritual people can bring to the discussion.
John, Ryan, and Micah discuss how to look at the future and the Singularity. Are you an optimist, a pessimist, or a catastrophist? What nightmare scenarios are possible? What is the best-case scenario, and how can we steer in that direction?
Artists, Developers, and The Deep Structures of The New World
- Consciousness is a virtual world, that has been trying to reach out and colonize our reality, in all of our various art forms
- Social media has exploded to fill the canvas
- Film, writing, music started out on different ends of the canvas, but are trying to converge