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Quora – What action/personal effort have you taken to fight against climate change?

Quora – What action/personal effort have you taken to fight against climate change? [ 25/2/20 ] 25 years ago I bought 35 acres of land, planted 16,000 GF18 Pinus radiata seedlings, and calculated that it should about neutralise the lifetime … Continue reading

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Foresight Institute – Moon Governance Simulation

Augment Your Mind – Moon Governance Simulation – on Facebook [ 21/2/20 – meeting 25 Feb 6-9pm SF time] It is challenging. To my understanding, everything changes once we have systems capable of fully automated remote mining and manufacturing (should … Continue reading

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Quora – What idea is holding back scientific progress?

Quora – What idea is holding back scientific progress? [ 21/2/20 ] The two most significant general categories that hold back scientific progress seem to me to be: 1/ The lack of a willingness at the level of individuals to … Continue reading

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Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free?

Quora – Would the world have no worries if everything was free? [ 19/2/20 ] Short answer no. Longer answer is more complex. Nothing is free of consequences. Everything we do has impacts over space and time. One of the … Continue reading

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Quora – How and when will humans recognize the point at which artificial intelligence has finally become self-aware and conscious, in the way that we understand those concepts?

Quora – How and when will humans recognize the point at which artificial intelligence has finally become self-aware and conscious, in the way that we understand those concepts? [ 18/2/20 ] Some very good answers here, and many that fail … Continue reading

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Quora – Why do we like to keep up with news that’s not relevant to us?

Quora – Why do we like to keep up with news that’s not relevant to us? [ 18/2/20 ] How do you decide what is relevant to you? Do you believe something from your culture? Did you accept something someone … Continue reading

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Quora – Given current human activities, what is the likelihood we end up bringing glaciation cycles to an abrupt stop?

Quora – Given current human activities, what is the likelihood we end up bringing glaciation cycles to an abrupt stop? [ 15/2/20 ] Very high – very close to unity, provided we survive the transition to global cooperation between diverse … Continue reading

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