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The Relationship between Science and Technology

What is Science?   What is Technology? And what is the relationship between them? This page is about the meaning of ‘science’ and ‘technology’, with special emphasis on the often misunderstood relationship between science and technology, and it also serves … Continue reading

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Society’s Urgent Needs

Change Can and Must Happen Quickly The world has terrible problems.   As these web pages demonstrate, I may have a solution — I’m sure I do.   But I may not be around to apply that solution for very … Continue reading

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Possible uses for Social Technology

Help find any of these aspects of your social environment:  a good job new friends partners for business ventures education romantic love a place to live roommates or house mates sexual relationships political activities e-mail penpals and mailing lists a … Continue reading

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A Non-Arbitrary Language Composed Entirely of Acronyms

Since my imagination was first captured by the idea of a non-arbitrary ideal language, twenty-five years ago, this idea has gone through many variations, some with quite interesting properties. Oddly enough I think the original  idea of  an acronymic language … Continue reading

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Trans-Human

This is a specific reference to the page Practical Immortality , as the phrase is used by the author of both these pages, DouglasPardoeWilson . For most of my life I have read on average about one book a day, … Continue reading

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The Social Technology Mailing List

The Social Technology Mailing list existed for many years, from before the World Wide Web made mailing lists less important.  It had several describers and inspired good discussions.  It still existed in various forms for years after that, mostly recently … Continue reading

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Power and Influence Structures

One might describe politics as the art of building power structures. But power structures also exist in society independently of anything people intentionally create. Amongst the people I know are some who have little or no influence over my activities, … Continue reading

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Technological Fantasies

This post was taken from the home page of a site about future technology.   I am less concerned with how practical the ideas are than I am with the ideas themselves.  I call these Technological Fantasies. I used to … Continue reading

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A Few Technical Notes

Since the following was written a new page with more technical information has been written. Technical information will be found on many different pages here, but this will be a central location for finding and accessing all of it.  For … Continue reading

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Something Possibly Called ‘System Leibniz’

Things to include: Chaos-to-Order Software Applied Combinatorial Optimization Software Computer Assisted Text Assembly (CATA) The idea of something which might be called System Liebniz is based on a single visual image, that of the large bookshelf full of the collected … Continue reading

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