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By | December 1st, 2018|Categories: Terminality|0 Comments

Blackboard photos from week 13 class writeup

Hi everyone! Here's a link to the Google Drive folder that contains the photos of our blackboard notes from today's group discussion on the various Week 13 readings. Anyone with a @newschool.edu email address should be [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Categories: Terminality|0 Comments

Weisman/Eliade Comparison

Danielle Duemesi A City Without Us, a piece by Alan Weisman, details the deterioration of New York when it becomes absent of human life. I will admit that on reading this piece, there were some [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Categories: Terminality|0 Comments

Eric Klien

“Life Boat’ claims itself to be a "nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI, as we move [...]

By | November 18th, 2018|Categories: Terminality|0 Comments

Eric Klein Q+A: Escaping Extinction

Our first question that we asked Eric was concerning the social sciences. We asked what role the social sciences should have in surviving and preventing existential risks of destruction. Are we doing enough right now? [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|Categories: Reviews, Terminality|0 Comments

the power of suggestion, and friends in high places

Eric Klien Interview write-up:  Group 6: Ousmane, Armando, and Oscar  -- Our group asked two questions of Eric Klien. The first was whether he thought that the Lifeboat Foundation was constructing problems that aren’t yet [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|Categories: Terminality|0 Comments