back online

Have a new temporary abode.

Top ten emerging technologies for 2008 from technology review. some interesting stuff in there, from mobile augmented reality (another eidolon-coming-true moment) to metamaterials to quantum dot solar power.

A tonne of good psychedelic and consciousness talks free to download. Also home of the palenque norte talks.

A lack of inner awareness makes you a fat bastard; differences in whether people respond to internal (feeling full) or external (whether plate is empty) cues correlate with whether people keep eating and hence weight. Nice microcosm for general diagnosis of our ills; not being self-aware causes negative manifestations.

Also: people die from pepper spray!? Someone told me a dude in Auckland got killed by taser but I can’t find anything about it. Wondering if he got confused.

And Fidel steps down. And Musharraf is out

One Response to “back online”

  1.   Pearce
    February 20th, 2008 | 6:20 pm

    And here was I thinking that it was because the French fuck more.