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Past andfuture

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  • 1. Fulfillment: Past & Future
  • 2. Original vision / ideas• A positive, proactive, crystallized vision and dedication to it is needed – That many parts of such are part of what we believe can be • I am much more informed but perhaps less sure of parts of that now – That we and others like us can make a difference• That all the major dreams and aspirations are achievable now or in near future – Abundance for all – Indefinitely long lives in perfect health – Ever growing intelligence, knowledge, happiness• Honing, spreading living the vision
  • 3. Some areas explored• Abundance• Energy• Economy• Longevity• Space• Resources• Intellectual Property• Open Information & Computation• Freedom• Intelligence• Accelerating Change• Singularity• Future oriented philosophy
  • 4. Abundance• Economic crisis• Necessary Technology – Nanotech – Open IP• Psychological and sociological aspects – Do we actually understand it or advocate it? • for everyone? – How would economy, work, money, distribution need to change and how can we make such changes? • Which of these can we start exploring and developing now?• Is Abundance for All realistic?• Energy• Resources
  • 5. Energy• Breakdown of Energy sources and costs• Exploration of solar power, terrestrial and space based• Peak oil – Evidence, consequences – Importance of oil – Ways to mitigate or at least survive• Cost of energy and effects on all other prices• Alternatives – Thorium power
  • 6. Space• Near earth asteroid (mining the sky) – Composition, mining methods, resources, value of materials therein (trillion per asteroid on average• Launch costs and methods – Rocket • Available rockets, capabilities, costs today • Alternate rocket designs – Non-rocket launch methods • Space elevators, tethers, space guns, starTram, laser, launch loops
  • 7. Intelligence• Intelligence augmentation – Drugs, physical augmentation, wearables, AR, BCI• Artificial intelligence – FAI – Effect on jobs, economy – Danger / boon to humanity• Robotics – Robocars – Space robotics• Brain Emulation – State of the Art – Just how efficient is the brain? – Artificial brains• Singularity – Versions therof – What it is and isn’t – Cosmist vsTerran
  • 8. Longevity• Medical nanotech• End to aging and diseases• Various anti-aging topics• Effect of aging demographics• Aubrey de Grey’s work• Genomic medicine• Dangers of “20th century medicine”• Cryonics• Brain plasticization• Uploading – Much longer or life – Or death followed by digital ghosts/progeny • Versus death followed by nothing?
  • 9. Resources• Resource shortages on earth – Water, Food, metals, rare earths, energy• Mining the sky• Mining the moon• Advanced resource research• Future material substitutes – Artificial atoms – Catoms – Nanostrutures
  • 10. Inner Space• Ethics – Human – Transhuman • Believing what we say we do.. – How does that change how we see things? Our ethics? Our level of energy, optimism.. – AGI toward humans • What kind of ethics can naturally arise between non-interdependent beings of radically different intelligence and abilities – Toward other species • All other species? Some other species? Are they all equal?• Self-development – How can we maximize our happiness? – How can we maximize our effectiveness? • toward what we individually and collectively value most? • what is that anyway? How clear are we about it? • What can we do to get a lot more of what we want?• Spirituality and Fulfillment• Intentional communities
  • 11. Organizational thoughts• Some kind of Foundaiton or other form – Desirables • Tax exempt • Able to raise lots of donations – Encourage “tithes”? • Seed money or more to relevant ventures – Share of profits back where profits available• Science and reason based religions – Positives of religions – Dangers of the space – Do we have an adequately positive story? – Would it creep us out too much?
  • 12. Some 2011 plans• Meetings and other relevant stuff at new region• Get meetings going of meat-space Fulfillment meetups• Internet presence – Mediawiki • Wiki across all the topic space we touch, continuously growing – Continuously refined future worldview – Continuous integration of information – Forum – Blog – Google group• What would you like to see? – In SL? In the physical world?• Jump in! – Add to areas you are interested and/or knowledgeable in – Invite others – Help build / maintain some of these things• Other suggestions?

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