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#5001
YES!

Woo-Hoo!!!!
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#5002
Ok. If nobody wants it I'll take it!

EDIT: Dang! I missed it. Now I have wait till we get to 10,000. Will humanity last until then?
 
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#5003
Originally Posted by endsormeans View Post
I've read a great deal on the topic of humanity and technology...
Took such topics in philosophy.

Nothing will change.

The "Medium" sentience takes... means very very little.

Environment and appro stimuli mean everything.

There are only two factors which will impact negatively on humanity regardless of bio alteration.

1- who "controls' the input of stimuli.
( what deliberate omissions and censorship that will occur which may stunt, hamper, or hinder development)

2- the disappearance of native species.
( ecological diversity being paramount for sentient well being. )
Now, this is too deep. What does it really means in terms of evolution into new species?
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#5004
Originally Posted by endsormeans View Post
I find Chicago style to be bad for the digestion ...
Isn't Chicago style ....with a topping of bullet casings?
(bad pun on the murder rate of Chicago...)
Chicago only sounds bad due to the large absolute number of homicides due to the size of the city. Quite a few American cities --
some you've certainly heard of, some you might not know much about -- have higher murder rates per capita. Sadly, this gets a great big
 
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#5005
Evolution into a new species?

Evolution takes time.
Millions of years.

What we are doing with our tools...
rather ...what we have been dong with our tools for thousands and thousands of years ...with our tools.... has been a process to enlighten and give us a survival edge....making life more bearable ..with less time consuming work...and to lengthen our lifespan in the doing.
THAT has been the reason...
To make things better for the "human condition"
fire...
the wheel...
cooking food...
preserving food...
growing food...
the lever...
the fulcrum..
the hammer ,
innovations of technology......

one can say that eyeglasses are an "enhancement" as much as cybernetics....it is simply a matter of degree ...
any tools we use could be considered an enhancement...
the computer...the smartphone....etc...

So said ...it is simply a matter of incremental and unnoticeable changes we make and adopt on our progression to give us a survivable "edge"

Until now that is...

Now we have technology making disruptive changes due to the speed of it's immediate use.
Now we can leap ahead of the curve of our own expected growth in a given time...
Now we can alter things down to the molecular level and beyond.
Now we can make tools (robots and nano tech ) that small.

A lot is happening.
But it takes millions of years for any given species to evolve even slight adaptations to their physiology ...
Evolution takes time.
Trial and error spanning huge amounts of time....to make sure the new adaptation works...properly.

We can bypass much of the process of evolution....now.....saving us time...in trial and error..

But ...that doesn't mean it is a smart, intelligent or wise thing to do.

In the end evolution is a natural process....which is dependent on environmental stresses...forcing the adaptation.

With us...we can technologically instigate changes and adaptations in the human body now ...in response to a changing climate and air, water and toxin qualities... to survive ...what we are doing to the planet....
But that is hardly evolution...
That is merely a stop gap measure....stealing time...




Now back to the topic of "at what point does a person possibly lose their humanity if a computer AI were put in his / her head ..in place of a human brain..."

Adding cybernetic parts to a human ...a hand here... a foot there....legs ...arms...whatever...does not mean they are a "cyborg" ....or less human...

a person using technology to make bearable...enhance...or give an edge in survival ...has always been with us....

From the "crutch" ...to eyeglasses...to artificial limbs...
They don't detract from our humanity...they help to retain our humanity.

Taking out a human brain ...and putting into the skull cavity an AI that has all the experience of that individual ...and the ability to keep growing,,,remembering...learning...and forgetting (which is an important safety valve) ...
Is just another method to survive, enhance, grow and keep up with the curve of technological growth...
It is just another tool.
like the tablet stylus...pen...pencil....chalk...stick...all the way down through history...
Just another extension of our will...of our sentience...

yet again ...It falls back to the same issue of who has control.
and how tyrannical they are .
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PIMP MY N8X0
Everything you need tightly explained in layman's terms ..in an easy to understand format.. and a video walkthrough to boot.
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634

THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567

AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 
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#5006
I have to say robthebold...
I feel for you guys in the U.S.
It is just getting grimmer and grimmer there..
from the "fake news" full of "alternative facts" we have been getting here .
(we watch our Canadian news, World news and American news and it all doesn't look too good...)
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-1 no telephony (perfect for permanent set-up as mini-pc with one of my monitors)
half a neo900 pre- "bought"....due for production any day now.


PIMP MY N8X0
Everything you need tightly explained in layman's terms ..in an easy to understand format.. and a video walkthrough to boot.
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634

THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567

AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 
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#5007
Sorry there mscion
beat you to it..

I wouldn't worry I think humanity will make it to the final countdown's 10 000th post...

That number isn't too far away...

after that....it's anyone's guess.
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PIMP MY N8X0
Everything you need tightly explained in layman's terms ..in an easy to understand format.. and a video walkthrough to boot.
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634

THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567

AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 
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#5008
Uh-oh!

We might not make 10 000 posts.

I just saw the news on Canada's public national tv....

unfortunately I can't give you guys a link...they don't work outside the country...

but here...is a discussion on the breaking news...

https://www.reddit.com/r/halifax/com..._on_the_loose/

It's finally happening people ....

the apocalypse...

and it isn't aliens dave...

it's the bees...

why ...it's the bee's knees!
hahahaha

the beepocalypse!

weird...

a tornado of bees...
only in a place as freakin odd as Canada...

hmm....

I smell the possibeelity ...
of a franchise in the making....

"Beenado - The Stingering"
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-1 no telephony (perfect for permanent set-up as mini-pc with one of my monitors)
half a neo900 pre- "bought"....due for production any day now.


PIMP MY N8X0
Everything you need tightly explained in layman's terms ..in an easy to understand format.. and a video walkthrough to boot.
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634

THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567

AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 
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#5009
Originally Posted by endsormeans View Post
Trumpizza?

Hmm...
At a guess ...
The toppings would be rare...endangered...expensive...
That is what it would look like on the menu. Full of promises of the most outrageous toppings that people want to hear. Including the promise that someone else will pay for it. Then, when you order it, you find that you cannot have half of the topings because some are no longer available and others non-constitutional.
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Beenado? It's come to the UK already!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-40252990
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