Category: Future Tech

Hippie Hemp Hype, the Arc to …Borg-ization of the Sacred Plant?

This almost magisterial overview by Bill Weinberg is mandatory reading for anybody with any counter-cultural aspiration at all. Or anybody, for that matter. A healthy re-examination of some stuff taken for granted,

New Techniques, Same GMOs: FB Live Panel 10/8 w Vandana Shiva & Others

Presumably alluding to CRISPR and gene-drives as “the new techniques”… If Mae Wan Ho were still around, she would no doubt be on this panel too. “Rachel Parent is hosting a Facebook

Renewable Carbon Initiative Kicks Off in EU

“Industry has to go beyond using renewable energy. All fossil carbon use has to end.”

Biome Takes Center-stage for “Climate Solutions” in Kiss the Ground …

Can this Emerging #Soil4Climate Trend Mend the Rift between Ranchers & City-slickers?

SARS2 GMO? Hong Kong Whistleblower Li-Meng Yan Details her Claims, Alleges PLA Role, & Bannon Muddies the Waters

PATHOGEN-Gain-of-Function-Research needs to be blown open to the public, to give humanity a voice in this extremely dangerous realm of science.

UCB Launches Psy-Sci Center w Michael Pollan, Presti – & Yes, Facilitator-Training Is on the Agenda…

The center plans to collaborate with the Graduate Theological Union in the development of an immersive learning program on psychedelics and spirituality. This program will eventually train guides…

Ethics in Psychedelic Biz

Upcoming webinar Sept 8, presumably free…? Liana Gilooly is co-developer of the NorthStar Initiative, which appears to be MAPS’ effort to respond to criticisms coming from the psychedelic left (psymposia folk in

Rhizosphere Zoom Sept 14-16

No descriptive text for this upcoming free zoom workshop from CalTech Resnick Institute, with international speakers, but the title probably explains itself. https://resnick.caltech.edu/documents/16485/CaltechRSIRhizoWorkshop2020.png

Will Solar Minimum Offset AGW & if so, Partially or Fully?

In theory, a Maunder Minimum — visualize ice-skaters on the Thames, global crop failures — doesn’t necessarily cancel out the GHG-driven global warming, but could reduce its full impact, or maybe add conflicting dynamics…?

SARS2 & #Lab – JC Couey Reprises History of the Debate and Past #Gain-of-Function Research

JC Couey, neurobio prof at UPitt, tells the history of Gain of Function research and claims and counter-claims of lab-manipulation of SARS2 virus, and the upshot of it all.