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H+ Poetry: Re-Live/Re-Boot

Posted: Sun, July 14, 2013 | By: B. J. Murphy


Beautiful transcension of a benevolent light,

Displacing the forlorn figures of mortality’s blight

Into cyber-space, I’m out of sight

Declaring warfare against biology’s might

This is our time

We demand for more time

I know we can make it, this is our climb

This is not a crime,

It’s a… Continue Reading

DIY Solar Electricity Installation: The True Costs

Posted: Sat, July 06, 2013 | By: Dirk Bruere


Anyone interested in self-sufficiency will have looked at generating their own electricity, especially via solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. However, what you actually pay for a given installation capacity can vary wildly. This article looks at how to estimate the basic costs involved with buying the components and doing the installation… Continue Reading

WAVE: Unity in Radical Change, Rejecting Extremism

Posted: Sun, June 30, 2013 | By: Amon Kalkin


When ZS got started a little over two years ago, it was coming from a background somewhere between the Transhumanist and industrial music scenes, and was notable for emphasising the artistic, social, economic and political dimensions of new technologies. We live in interesting times, and since… Continue Reading

The Future is Scientific

Posted: Sun, June 23, 2013 | By: Michael Lee


“Thus the centre of the system of the world is immovable.” 

  - Isaac Newton, Principia Mathematica, (Book 111) (1687) 

Article originally published as “The Sunset of the Alchemy of Uncertainty” by the World Future Society -

Gradually, the medieval practices of the alchemists gave way to the… Continue Reading

H+ Poetry: ​Questions to a Transhumanist

Posted: Sat, June 22, 2013 | By: Giovanni Santostasi


You ask why?

Why I want to transcend my limits

As if they were heavy chains

That make me a slave

Of nature, uncaring stepmother

In a meaningless universe

Shed this primitive insensitive skin

As an old snake

And reveal a multitude

Of multiwave sensors

Shatter my fragile… Continue Reading

Life Extension Leads to Meaningless Days? NO!

Posted: Sun, June 16, 2013 | By: Extropia DaSilva


Have you ever heard anyone argue that life would be meaningless if it went on too long? Well, a thought experiment occurred to me which, I think, refutes such claims.

Begin by considering a hypothetical person, whom we shall label as ‘Person 1’. This person lives X number… Continue Reading

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