Species as a Frontend : Conservation is Broken

I spent a summer doing fundraising for a Pacific Northwest environmental group. Door to door, grassroots, still one of the most effective methods of really getting people involved. Turns out actually talking face to face with people works better than asking people to like your Facebook group. Please subscribe below.

New Article up at Think+ about Bioethics

I have a new article up at Think+, the portal for a Parisian thinktank about bioethics.
The other contributions are great; too rarely am I in the company of people that are concerned or worried about the use of biotechnology. It’s good to get out of the comfort zone sometimes.

My take away quote:

“I want your self driving car. I mean, I don’t care about your car. I don’t drive. Cars don’t really fit into my worldview for the future. But I like it. It’s cool. I want your car so I can take it apart and build my future. Not yours.”

Video and a reply from The Extreme Future Tech Fest

Open access to Tools and Technology by Gabriel Licina presented by the Extreme Futures Tech Fest – Winter 2016.

Open access to tools and advancing technology is key to moving technology forward. The Restrictions we have in the industry currently hold us back.

learn more about EFTF events here: http://EFTF.Transhumanity.net/

Commentary by Gabriel and someone on Google+:

Antidisciplinary Education and the Creative Economy

The original delineation of disciplines as an either/or dualism (for instance, Science vs Art), is quite frankly not really conducive to the fluidity required in today’s world. This should be clear to just about anyone paying attention.
Many of us no longer have the safety net of coming straight out of college into a lifetime job. Heck, most of us won’t even be able to pay for college. You know this, this is old hat for everyone now. What we are mostly missing at this point is a constructive reaction to this situation.\

At the end of two conferences, some thoughts.

I’m at the raggedy end of two conferences and then being sick. I’m only just now ramping back up to full force.

Hi there! Welcome to.. what day is it? Wait, where am I?

I could write you a long post about the Austin BodyHackingCon, but others have done it better. These guys are awesome btw, read their stuff, support their work.

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