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Kevin Kelly is Senior Maverick at Wired magazine. He co-founded Wired in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor from its inception until 1999. He is also editor and publisher of the Cool Tools website, which gets half a million unique visitors per month. From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Review, a journal of unorthodox technical news. He co-founded the ongoing Hackers' Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service started in 1985. He authored the best-selling New Rules for the New Economy and the classic book on decentralized emergent systems, Out of Control." ...more

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With 5-year plans for hacking and cyber-spying, the Chinese are taking the long view, says FBI chief. Link.


How movie directors are using virtual production methods, like in the new Lion King reboot. The make a VR world first, then film a crude version inside it to watch the movie before they really film it. Link.


The ultimate marble-machine music box. Just because. Video Link.


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The Inevitable: Understandi...

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What Technology Wants

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Out of Control: The New Bio...

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“Humans are the reproductive organs of technology.”
Kevin Kelly, What Technology Wants

“...the proper response to a lousy idea is not to stop thinking. It is to come up with a better idea.”
Kevin Kelly, What Technology Wants

“Extrapolated, technology wants what life wants:
Increasing efficiency
Increasing opportunity
Increasing emergence
Increasing complexity
Increasing diversity
Increasing specialization
Increasing ubiquity
Increasing freedom
Increasing mutualism
Increasing beauty
Increasing sentience
Increasing structure
Increasing evolvability”
Kevin Kelly, What Technology Wants




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