The Fourier transform has even been used to identify a counterfeit Jackson Pollock painting by deciphering the chemicals in the paint.
Maybe the fresh, new feeling we have when we awake really is a kind of cleanliness, as the byproducts of the previous day’s cogitations have been washed away.
As we prepare body and soul for the gluttony and giving nearly upon us, Jason Silva presents us with an intellectual antidote; an incredible and excitable selection of books that thinks a little bigger than exactly how many brussels sprouts we will be expected to eat in the coming weeks. Web-wide courted themes of The Singualrity, group consciousness and technology’s expectation of us, the synthesis of the human condition and (why not?) immortality – all are to be found in the permanent pages of this wonderfully accessible selection of books on Silva’s Bookshelf.
you will think something in response along the lines of `I know all that, but these things are for someone else to figure out, not me.’
That is a mistake.
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