Prebiotic Soda Review
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Prebiotic Soda Review

There exists a rich tradition of fermentation that transcends mere dietary trends, prebiotic soda, embodying a philosophy deeply rooted in the DIY ethos. This time-honored practice, stretching back through centuries, champions the art of crafting nourishing, probiotic-rich foods and beverages from the simplicity of one’s home. Embracing traditional fermentation is not just about the allure…

Flower is on a Mountain
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Flower is on a Mountain

Ever since stumbling upon the evocative verses of a revered Korean poet, I’ve been enchanted. The desire to honor his legacy led me to a novel idea – a cinematic tribute. However, the task wasn’t easy until I found my digital muse, ChatGPT. I shared the poet’s work with this AI companion, hoping to delve…

Slow Living as a Human Right: An Antidote to Hustle Culture’s Tyranny
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Slow Living as a Human Right: An Antidote to Hustle Culture’s Tyranny

Once, in a world not so distant from our own, the tick-tock of a clock was a gentle reminder of time passing — not a menacing drumbeat marching us towards endless productivity. Today, in our techno-obsessed age, ‘hustle culture’ — the relentless drive to do more, be more, and constantly be ‘on’ — has taken…

There’s the Internet of things IoT but what about the Internet of Humanity IoH?
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There’s the Internet of things IoT but what about the Internet of Humanity IoH?

An Internet of Humanity IoH to resist Surveillance Capitalism There’s the Internet of things IoT but what about the Internet of Humanity IoH? Introduction While self-tracking with the rise of the IoT is contributing to many pro-social benefits for public health, these practices are also transforming notions of the public and private self and raising…

Hustle Culture vs. Ikigai: A Comparative Study
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Hustle Culture vs. Ikigai: A Comparative Study

In an era where hashtags like #GrindNeverStops and #HustleHard flood social media timelines, it’s easy to get caught up in the fervor of never-ending ambition. On the other side of the world (and philosophy), however, exists a contrasting perspective: Ikigai, a Japanese concept that centers around finding joy, fulfillment, and balance in life. While hustle…

What is the Spirit of Ubuntu? A Journey Into African Philosophy
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What is the Spirit of Ubuntu? A Journey Into African Philosophy

Introduction “Ubuntu” is not just a word; it’s a deeply ingrained philosophy that shapes communities, cultures, and individual lives across Africa. The concept is simple yet profound: “I am because we are.” It stresses the importance of community and the interconnectedness of all human beings. But what does Ubuntu really mean, and how does it…

Students Perceptions of Surveillance for the ‘Common Good’ During COVID-19
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Students Perceptions of Surveillance for the ‘Common Good’ During COVID-19

This study explores the everyday practices of phone use in university students and their attitudes towards a surveillance culture and control during the time of the COVID-19 ‘lockdown’.  During the time of this study, an app was released by the Australian Government asking Australians to put aside their concern for privacy and instead consider the…

Gig Work: A Double-Edged Sword in the Modern Digital Era
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Gig Work: A Double-Edged Sword in the Modern Digital Era

by Evelyn Booker, Senior Writer, Tech Realities Journal (Persona) In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the gig economy has emerged as a fascinating yet controversial cornerstone. While these app-driven jobs have democratized access to employment, they simultaneously serve as harbingers of a growing trend of precarious livelihoods. In the modern, digitally-driven age, the traditional 9-to-5…

TESCREAL
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TESCREAL

TESCREAL is an acronym for seven ideologies that are often associated with transhumanism and the future of artificial intelligence. https://shows.acast.com/58ad887a1608b1752663b04a/64d304b04aea7200110ef426 They are: These ideologies are all interrelated, and they often overlap. For example, transhumanists are often also extropians, singularitarians, and cosmists. They believe that technology can be used to improve our lives, and that the…

X logo at Twitter is all about domination and control over nature
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X logo at Twitter is all about domination and control over nature

Francis Bacon’s perspective on nature—that human power can be used to conquer and control it—can be seen as a useful metaphor for understanding Elon Musk’s decision to rebrand Twitter by replacing the blue bird logo with an Art Deco-style black and white X. Elon Musk’s actions at Twitter can be viewed through the lens of…

Unpacking Generation Z: Exploring the 12 Archetypes and Key Trends of the Post-Millennial Generation
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Unpacking Generation Z: Exploring the 12 Archetypes and Key Trends of the Post-Millennial Generation

Yes, Generation Z and Alpha generation are often used interchangeably and refer to the same demographic group. Generation Z typically includes individuals born between the mid-1990s and the early 2010s, while the Alpha generation includes those born from the mid-2010s to the mid-2020s. Both generations are known for their affinity with technology, social consciousness, and…

Accelerationism Meets Cricket: The Emergence of Bazball
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Accelerationism Meets Cricket: The Emergence of Bazball

The transformation of cricket, particularly in its traditional Test format, has been underway for quite some time. Lately, we have witnessed a unique blend of accelerationist philosophy shaping the game’s evolution. Named after Brendon McCullum, the “Bazball” style of cricket can be seen as an embodiment of this philosophy on the cricket pitch. Accelerationism, in…

Monetizing Prejudice: The Financial Roots of Modern Racism
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Monetizing Prejudice: The Financial Roots of Modern Racism

SYDNEY — On the heels of Australia’s recent ‘No’ vote in the Voice referendum, a deeper examination is essential. Introduction: In a world that increasingly projects itself as progressive and inclusive, it’s perplexing how deep the tendrils of racism still penetrate our society. Could money be the driving force behind this stubborn persistence? Dive into…

Unmasking the Carbon Footprint of AI: Beyond Technosolutionism towards Sustainable Practices
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Unmasking the Carbon Footprint of AI: Beyond Technosolutionism towards Sustainable Practices

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer just a vision for the future, but a reality shaping our world in unprecedented ways. From improving healthcare diagnoses to revolutionizing manufacturing and reshaping retail, the transformative power of AI is undeniable. Yet, behind the rapid advancements and remarkable potential, there is a cost that is often overlooked: the…

Artificial Intelligence and Religion: Exploring the Impact and Challenges
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Artificial Intelligence and Religion: Exploring the Impact and Challenges

Transhumanism, a philosophical and technological movement centered around human enhancement and transcending biological limitations, has sparked intriguing discussions about its relationship with spirituality. At the intersection of science, technology, and metaphysical beliefs, transhumanism prompts us to explore the potential connections between the quest for human improvement and the search for deeper meaning, purpose, and transcendence….