The Rise of the Internet Witch

Audrey Lundahl Although witches are using the internet to connect and share with wider communities, the web is only one aspect of the wider interconnectedness of witchcraft.

From Sophia to Silicon: The Materiality of Information

Sylvester Johnson In my last post, I discussed Bina48, an intelligent machine engineered as part of the LifeNaut project. LifeNaut engineers have uploaded into Bina48 the memories, speech samples, and other cognitive patterns of an actual human, Bina Aspen Rothblatt.

From Bodily Resurrection to Spiritual Machines: Being Human in the Age of Intelligent Machines, Part 2

Sylvester Johnson In a letter to new converts in Corinth, the provincial capital of Achaia, the messianic Jewish preacher Paul of Tarsus affirmed for his followers that they were assured a respectable existence in the afterlife. As an astute Platonist, Paul appreciated the ‘common sense’ that dictated material entities—the human body, in this case—could not participate in eternal economies of the spiritual plane.