My latest audiocast has been posted here
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. In this episode I discuss why I have no intentions to give up sleep
, protopanpsychism and the consciousness conundrum
and whether or not the brain taps into the future
I share your concerns that corporate culture will move the bar and make use of sleep replacement drugs the expected norm for the proles at the bottom of the skill/prestige ladder. As we move into the brave new bio/pharma/neurotech century I can easily image a workforce squeezed for ever-increasing productivity gains working standard 100 hour weeks and still sinking under the black waters of consumer debt. So long as corporate values and priorities carry the day, advancing technology will amount to a very mixed bag for the experiential quality of non-elites.
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