Neurointerventions Could Hijack the Free Will You Think You Actually Have

We aren’t really in control so why worry about neurointerventions? – aeon.co “But I want to suggest that the loss of control that might be delivered by some neurointerventions is not really the issue because we are never actually in control anyway, even though it might seem that we are. The real issue is that […]

‘Light ‘ Phone Experiment Observations

So back in my post about the Light Phone 2 – I decided to give it a go with setting up my iPhone as much like a Light Phone 2 as possible and give it 2 weeks. Visit my first post to see what I stripped the phone down to. Here’s some observations. Day Two […]

Apple ‘Light’ Phone Experiment

My buddy Steve posted over on his site about ordering up one of the forthcoming Light Phone 2’s – basically a stripped down phone that does calls, messaging and that’s about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-jamNT9CkY The prospect was appealing to me, and fatefully enough checking with my mobility provider tells me that the contract is up on […]

Nanoscape

My buddy and fellow cyclist Geoff Williams (gewilli to his peeps) has a side gig going on posting artwork from Electron Microscopes. Fascinating stuff. He recently had a print exhibition at the Chazan Gallery in Rhode Island. Check him out on instagram and twitter. I hear he plays a mean fiddle as well. View this […]

Nick Cave Kicks Out The Jams While All the World’s AI Moshes in the Pit

https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/01/24/nick-cave-music-ai/ In this great post over at Brain Pickings – Maria Popova shines a light on Nick Cave’s answer to a fan question about future artificial intelligence creating ‘perfect songs’ with no humans needed. The short answer is, yes they will, but the long answer is they still won’t be the same. Nick fucking lays […]