Reject Scientific Management, Celebrate “Weeds” – Synthetic Pretenders Part 6

This is the sixth installment in the Synthetic Pretenders series examining the proposed CaliforniaTrust Framework within the context of synthetic biology, eugenics, and the Spanish mission system.  Part One: Scientific Management, Robo-Bees, and Digital Babies Part Two: Apocalypse, Mind Files, and Interplanetary Promises Part Three: The “Magic” of Radio-Eugenics and Holographic Twins Part Four: Ritual […]

Elite Views on Automated Law and Vending Machine Democracy – Synthetic Pretenders Part 5

This is the fifth installment in the Synthetic Pretenders series examining the proposed CaliforniaTrust Framework within the context of synthetic biology, eugenics, and the Spanish mission system.  Part One: Scientific Management, Robo-Bees, and Digital Babies Part Two: Apocalypse, Mind Files, and Interplanetary Promises Part Three: The “Magic” of Radio-Eugenics and Holographic Twins Part Four: Ritual […]

Ritual Gaming and 53 Degree Podcast Debut – Synthetic Pretenders Part 4B

This is Part 4-B in the Synthetic Pretenders series examining the proposed CaliforniaTrust Framework within the context of synthetic biology, eugenics, and the Spanish mission system.  Part One: Scientific Management, Robo-Bees, and Digital Babies Part Two: Apocalypse, Mind Files, and Interplanetary Promises Part Three: Radio-Eugenics and Holographic Twins Part Four: Ritual Gaming and Berggruen’s Transformation […]

Ritual Gaming and Berggruen’s Transformation of the Human – Synthetic Pretenders Part 4A

This is the fourth installment in the Synthetic Pretenders series examining the proposed CaliforniaTrust Framework within the context of synthetic biology, eugenics, and the Spanish mission system.  Part One: Scientific Management, Robo-Bees, and Digital Babies Part Two: Apocalypse, Mind Files, and Interplanetary Promises Part Three: The “Magic” of Radio-Eugenics and Holographic Twins The Berggruen Institute’s […]

The “Magic” of Radio-Eugenics and Holographic Twins – Synthetic Pretenders Part 3

This is the third installment in the Synthetic Pretenders series examining the proposed CaliforniaTrust Framework within the context of synthetic biology, eugenics, and the Spanish mission system.  Part One: Scientific Management, Robo-Bees, and Digital Babies Part Two: Apocalypse, Mind Files, and Interplanetary Promises In December 2019, Chris Fall, head of science for the US Department […]

Apocalypse, Mind Files, and Interplanetary Promises – Synthetic Pretenders Part 2

This is the second in a series examining the California’s proposed Trust Framework within the context of synthetic biology, eugenics, and the Spanish Mission System.  Part One: Scientific Management, Robo-Bees, and Synthetic Pretenders The feature photo for this post is of Jason, Lynn and me outside the Provo Library, originally Brigham Academy. We were there to […]

Scientific Management, Robo-Bees, and Digital Babies – Synthetic Pretenders, Part 1

In the winter of 2021, I traveled to Salt Lake City to present on the threat of human capital finance, education technology, and sensor networks to children. Those talks are available here and here, slides here, and site visits here. Utah is the beehive state. I opened with a slide about bee populations that featured […]

Texas “Blockchain Matters” Public Hearing Debrief With Jason Bosch and Lynn Davenport

I’m still working on my eugenics, synthetic biology and digital ID series. Hope to get the first posts on that up this weekend. For now, I want to share a conversation Jason, Lynn, and I had on Monday about the public hearing in Austin last month, and the amazing Texas moms who testified against blockchained […]

Taking The Temperature On Digital Babies – OSINT And Digital Eugenics

For the past week I’ve been researching a post that will link the rise of synthetic biology and digital identity, under the banner of climate justice, to California’s history of eugenics and fears of “dysgenic degeneration.” Today someone tagged me on an article,Tamagotchi kids: could the future of parenthood be having virtual children in the […]

Soulbound Tokens, Trust Networks, and California’s Big Test

The WHO pandemic treaty is a grave concern and key to pushing us into the Metaverse through compulsory digital identity. In my opinion, however, the World Economic Forum, with its over-the-top villainous caricatures, is meant to keep the resisting public’s eyes trained on Davos thus providing cover for smaller, more nimble organizations, such as the […]