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After the hype over the head transplantation proposed by Dr. Canavero, things have been a bit quiet in terms of big ideas for developments in transhumanism. However, on January 26th, Humai’s website was launched as a shout out for all the enthusiasts and, still, it’s worth the doubt: should you buy it as real and […]

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How would you like to be reminded in the future? More than a memory or a photography, writings and posts you published online, would you choose to have a virtual copy of yourself generating contents after you pass away? ETER9, a social network created by the Portuguese entrepreneur Henrique Jorge, gives you a chance to […]

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Based in Buenos Aires, the creative studio 3DAR has recently released a short movie called Uncanny Valley about virtual reality addiction. Foreseeing a future where VR junkies live in slums, the film has an approach that is close to a documentary, although it has some artistic intakes on its photography. Even though it has a […]

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Some days ago, the article Is Solarpunk the new Cyberpunk?, written by RoAnna Sylva, popped on my Facebook timeline. Now renamed as Solarpunk: We are golden, and our future is bright, the piece is supposed to be an introduction to the term and the concept of Solarpunk as a genre to overcome the grim ideas […]

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Warning: This post has spoilers. Is it a common place to say that David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis (2012) looks like Kathryn Bigelow’s Strange Days (1995)? Maybe not. I have spotted a couple of people who had the same impression. On the other hand, it is indeed a common place to say that the Canadian director has […]

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In the proof-of-concept video Speedhack, you have the chance to check the work of Dylan J. Nathan, a British architecter who has been in a long journey through electronic music, CGI and VFX. In order to present his project of a science fiction trilogy named EXTROPY, Nathan designed a short clip that stresses his skills and […]

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I took a long time to finally watch to Alex Garland’s debut film Ex Machina (2015), but when I was finally able to see it, I had so much high hopes that I ended up being a little bit disappointed. However, after a good sleep, I understood that the movie was better than I thought […]

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In Brazil, there is this dilemma about national identity that was already the subject of several posts written by foreigners who lived here for some time. You can find tons of lists trying to explain our problems from an outsider point of view and why we hate this country when, in fact, we shouldn’t. That could be […]

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Should we consider 2015 as the year of transhumanism? Well, we’re barely at the end of its first semester, but there are already several milestones to be mentioned.  Maybe the technology didn’t evolve much, though we have some important achievements in culture and society – and this started last year, actually. Even though I may […]

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