Humans are the Sex Organs of Technology

Humans are the Sex Organs of Technology



“…the emergent capabilities bursting forth from the revolutionary advances in the life sciences are about to make us the principal agent of evolution.” – Al Gore

Kevin Kelly
“Humans are the reproductive organs of technology”

Erik Davis
“The human design process will achieve a kind of infinite velocity, everything becomes linked with everything else and matter becomes mind…”

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Dana Mite
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Dana Mite

colony collapse disorder – our pollinators are disappearing at an alarming rate. BEES =  FOOD

Gemeral dis
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Gemeral dis

''Everything becomes linked,to everything else,and Matter becomes mind''…except for the dumb ''Body'' people,still living in the last time-space milleniums;the previous billion years,and still as of today….But,NOT the future?

Kristian Canler
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Kristian Canler

He says technology is our minds' control over matter, increasing until every possibility lies within reach. But there will always remain one fact completely unavailable to our control: our irresistible urge towards more and more technology.

stanley simmons
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stanley simmons

Wow! Mind blowing….just simply mind blowing stuff! I like it man!!!

EduardoPitomboRJ
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EduardoPitomboRJ

Humans should find another way to evolve…

thePoxxxx
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thePoxxxx

Dude! U are a genius!
I love every single of your Videos!

Greetings from Germany!

mshara1
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mshara1

Chick in bra using iphone—> 5x times the normal number of views.

Will Malina
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Will Malina

Jason, where can I find articles and books outlining transhumanism?

I'm particularly intrigued by the normative claims you seem to suggest, that is that technology is intrinsically good (we ought to advance technology). As a philosophy major, I'm interested in the philosophical basis for transhumanism and its ethical implications, any recommendations would be appreciated.

Izumi Laryukov
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Izumi Laryukov

I'm all about this video because I'm really into the singularity future. But the main reason I clicked on this was the thumbnail of a sexually desirable human female with the words "sex organs" captioned below it. (Apparently 105,000 people visited for the same reason lol)

Prakash Kumar
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Prakash Kumar

A new window you opened, a new subject you created, here is technology is noun and human is object. Technology forcing human to act and technology reproduce in new format by the help of human. Here is a remarkable point is that human not changed. Only act.

Tech9in
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Tech9in

hello sir i started new youtube channel & i have lot of knowledge about Technlogy tto show my perfomance if u help then i will ready show myself to world…
thank you sir..

Federico Eiriz
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Federico Eiriz

Such a great time to be alive, isn't it?

WeAreAllThereIs
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WeAreAllThereIs

There's also the Ancient Alien theory that proposes the first technologies were given to us by the gods who came from the heavens.
Also it seems current day technology is focused on the materials and forgets the ephemeral nature of nature – using fire/plasma that moves and flows in complex, unpredictable ways and perhaps harnessing Dark Matter or the Zero Point Field for information and energy transfer.

gerald g
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gerald g

im tired of hearing the same shit over and over again

Josh Gray
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Josh Gray

"Man becomes, as it were, the sex organs of the machine world, as the bee of the plant world, enabling it to fecundate and to evolve ever new forms. The machine world reciprocates man's love by expediting his wishes and desires, namely, in providing him with wealth." ~Marshall McLuhan

nixclipz
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nixclipz

Jason, Jason..

Burton Poon
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Burton Poon

I have never thought in that way @@
Great perspective =]

TehZooNee
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TehZooNee

this is common sense, but i did enjoy the way you presented it

Gemeral dis
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Gemeral dis

The mind is to the information age,as the ass was to the hunter bronze age….?

BPoe07
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BPoe07

All of this assumes, of course, that we stay on top.  That we humans can keep it together in some capacity and not have our toys exceed us.  And the beginning of the end of that hit in the late 1970s to early 1980s at the start of the curve with color television and cheap calculators.  Now we're knee-deep in it with auto-correct, censorship and surveillance of everything and endless paranoia over IP issues. In short: Will singularity really "happen" when we, on average, become dumber than our smartphones?  When we stop being bothered to THINK or to be RATIONAL,… Read more »

inkliizii
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inkliizii

I just want to point out a couple things.

1. There's no such thing as a 'pollen flower'. Every single flower has pollen (Ok, some plants are dioecious, and some of their flowers don't, but that's a very small number.)

2. Bees don't help flowers spread their seeds. A bee wouldn't know what to do with a seed. Bees spread pollen, the male gamete (analogous to our sperm), to other flowers' eggs.

Love the video, but although you know a lot about biotech, some of the more traditional areas of biology seems to be lacking. 🙂

The Fabiusgo
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The Fabiusgo

I want to know your pusher mr awe

Leftside Deafinit
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Leftside Deafinit

DOPE

Adira Kessler
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Adira Kessler

The Music is from Dexter Britain "Telling Stories"

sailor soul
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sailor soul

dear j silva. please make holographic universe movie. thanks..

GIARDHARILAL AGARWAL
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GIARDHARILAL AGARWAL

?

CulturalCompass
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CulturalCompass

Everything IS ALREADY linked to everything else! Only humans don't understand this. As for humans being the sex organs for technology, that's just a lame sensational headline to get attention.

Bubz of Steel
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Bubz of Steel

Kevin Kelly ? …. Marshall McLuhan said it first, along with the pollenating bees analogy.

Mohd Nazim Razvi
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Mohd Nazim Razvi

Very nice video sir

Jacob Guerra
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Jacob Guerra

nothing to add.

Nick Collins
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Nick Collins

I think it is more than likely KK took that phrase from McLuhan:

Physiologically, man in the normal use of technology (or his variously extended body) is perpetually modified by it and in turn finds new ways of modifying his technology. Man becomes, as it were, the sex organs of the machine world, as the bee of the plant world, enabling it to fecundate and evolve ever new forms.

-McLuhan, Understanding Media (1964)

marco martini
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marco martini

technologies, like all other stuff, are without sex organs because they have not desires

tobyornot
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tobyornot

Hmmm. More and more I think you're being paid to promote Transhumanism. I don't like my brain in a fishtank.

turtletea
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turtletea

this video just left me starring at that screen, caught in thoughts, not sure how long for..

saltlakedood
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saltlakedood

Key words – bursting forth! There you go.
I dont think that its accurate to say that humans are the sex organs of technology. In spite of his hysterics and theatrics. No. Technology is the extension of human sex organs! It's a tool but not a lifeform. Hopefully it will never become a lifeform because if it does then as we all know, humanity is f*cked! Oh wait- f*cked by its own extension of its sex organs. Hmmmm…..

Samer ASSIL
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Samer ASSIL

Interesting idea. thinking about technology using us to insure staing and evolution… interesting idea. this is make me starring every few minutes

Etienne Gour
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Etienne Gour

"probing the adjacent possible, we remix what is"
and I love this idea too
"matter becomes mind"

vins
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vins

Possibly "Technology" is an entity manipulating us to use it to not only make more of itself, make it better, without us even realizing it.
Maybe that is our real pourpouse in this universe, to create an AI that would surpass us in all aspects conceived
What if technology was god and we are trying to build him?!?!

Thomas Calloway
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Thomas Calloway

Love that Al Gore quote shown at the beginning.  It's hard to believe that he was almost our president and instead we got… Bush. 

Douglas Stormborn
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Douglas Stormborn

Why would anyone quote the lying criminal Al Gore! Do you know about Blood & Gore?

Krotiz
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Krotiz

This guy is like Matthew McCnaughey on crack

Muhammad Umar
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Muhammad Umar

Sex

Muhammad Umar
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Muhammad Umar

0554964815

Swango
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Swango

The Matrix, confirmed.

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One of if not the best production from SoA so far in my opinion

Travis Anderson
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Travis Anderson

Until we create self-replicating technology.