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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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Transhumanism

Ah, the big question on the digital table today! I’m glad you brought it up. Transhumanism, as many of you might know, is the belief or theory that human beings can evolve beyond their current physical and mental limitations, especially by means of science and technology. Quite a mouthful, isn’t it? Transhumanism isn’t just about…

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Transhumanism vs. Futurism

Transhumanism and futurism are closely related but distinct concepts that explore different aspects of the future and human existence: Why Futurists Suck In his talk titled “Why Futurists Suck” at Nesta’s FutureFest 2018, in partnership with Virtual Futures, Douglas Rushkoff shares his perspective on the role of futurists. He emphasizes that the job of a…

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Transhumanism in Movies

From the futuristic worlds of science fiction to the gritty landscapes of dystopian societies, the concept of transhumanism has captivated audiences on the silver screen. The movies have long been a platform for exploring the possibilities, dilemmas, and consequences of human enhancement technologies. Through captivating narratives and stunning visuals, filmmakers have delved into the realms…

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Platform Cooperatives Deep Dive

Hello, digital trailblazers! Ready to plunge into another tech topic that’s as revolutionary as it is collaborative? Let’s delve into the world of platform cooperatives and see how they’re reshaping the way we perceive digital platforms in today’s interconnected society. First off, what exactly is a platform cooperative? It’s a digital platform — like a…

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Commoning Groups: A Survey of the Spectrum

As we continue to advance into the digital age, the interplay between technology and society grows more intricate and intimate. One fascinating area of exploration is the intersection between commoning groups and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The world of ‘commoning’—a term describing the collective ownership and management of resources—seems to be on a collision course with…

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Diving into the Digital Deep-End: A Candid Exploration of The Singularity

Hey there, fellow AI enthusiast and knowledge seeker! Brace yourself, because we’re about to embark on an exhilarating exploration of ChatGPT. As the AI landscape continues to evolve, it’s high time we took a deep dive to understand what’s really going on with this fascinating language model. The Singularity is a hypothetical future event that…

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Ethical Gamification for a Sustainable Planet

If you struggled with this then check out my introduction to gamification. Most Fortune 500 companies now use gamification in attempts to engage audiences. However, experts claim eighty percent of businesses will get it wrong because they fail to consider their audience’s motivations and instead act out of coercive self-interest (cited in Burke, 2014 p….