Teenage Dolphins Get High on Puffer Fish Toxin



I’m not in anyway surprised!

Like us, they are conscious animals facing down a stark, brutal, universe… whatever works to take the edge off.

https://kottke.org/18/10/teenage-dolphins-get-high-on-puffer-fish-toxin

Bottom line these creatures are people; Singularity’s Children like us
…which happens to be one of the key themes in my books.

Also reminds me of this: “Parrot tells rescuer to [email protected]&K Off!”

Cloning Neanderthal Brains – an Ethically Dubious Idea!



Cloning our long dead cousins—who we probably extincted with extreme prejudice—only to enslave them as the control systems for clunky robots…

At the very least this is a little insensitive; more likely its a provocation and justification for the coming oid uprising.

Whatever else, it’s certainly “Singularity” level wrongness and really needs to be logged in the book of bad ideas.


Project Proposal:
1: Sequence Neanderthal genome…. DONE ✓
2: Grow Neanderthal Brains in petri dish…. DONE ✓
3: Hardwire Arachnoid Kill-Bot to Neanthertoid Brain…. DONE ✓

What?
Sorry?
What was that?
What about ethics you say?
Rubbing salt into the wound?
Nah, I’m sure it will be fine…
Neanderthals won’t hold a grudge for being exterminated 50K years ago only to be brought back as cybernetic slaves hard wired into servitor robots…

Watch the video here: