Yes and I thought I heard Cyberneering? But I also thought I heard "Everybody's got a mobile phone that makes pancakes"- which I rather like as a nanotech analogy. The great quote from Carl Sagan and that wondeful rant by Peter Finch from "Network". Funnily enough I was just contemplating a similar rant myself on the Black and Scholes equation (which BTW uses a Wiener process). Zeitgeist Addendum just blew it all away. But truly fascinating to have in one lump, as it were.
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Yes, their 'speak' is also very Bucky Fuller - in a good, not bad sense.


Roger

On 18 Oct 2008, at 10:31, R Clemens wrote:

At least they are using the phrase "cybernated society" in a positive sense.


... "The Venus Project calls for a cybernated society in which computers could replace the outmoded system of electing politicians that in most cases represent the entrenched vested interests. This new technology will not dictate or monitor individual's lives, as in The Venus Project this would be consider socially offensive and counterproductive. Books such as 1984 and Brave New World, and motion pictures such as Blade-Runner and Terminator 2 have spawned fear in some people regarding the takeover of technology in our society. The Venus Project's only purpose is to elevate the spiritual and intellectual potential of all people, while at the same time providing the goods and services that will meet their individual and material needs. ..."

http://www.thevenusproject.com/city_think/citythink2.htm

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