The Catalyst Cabin

FINLAND!

FINLAND!

So my pre-winter-solstice project and present to the home, is its stead. Link here for the inside joke… I present, the guts of the Catalyst Cabin. Video Below.

 

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With a belly-skid constructed, the building elevated, and then seated on the trailer, it is time to haul the ‘shed’ to its new home where it will become gold.

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Just cruising, you know, with a 17 foot wide 28 foot long load… Too good times, new experiences, and lofty goals!

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No, this was not a one-time load then offload. The truth is, the constraints of the loading site made it necessary to offload the beast on the road in front of my home first. We then reversed the trailer, loaded her again and…

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Then we brought the shed to her resting spot like the pedal of a Fall rose… Not really, the next step actually took 3 hours.

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And that step was backing the 17’x22′ shed, a 17×28 foot load, through a 20 foot opening between my house an the garage at an angle to meet ‘just-so’ on the foundation in order to miss all the plumbing, electrical, conduits, and sill plate pins… Got to love the challenge!

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And here she sits, the trailer was barely removed by literally half-an-inch between the house on one side, and the corner bracing holding the shed up!!!

Here is some video of the after move:

I left an ‘I’ out of the text in the video, see if you can find it and make a point of that instead of the content;)

For the song of the day, well, Puscifer is still in play! Volume people volume, feel it too! “Standing on the edge of forever, witnessing the majesty!” Puscifer – Grand Canyon

 

Enough With A.I. Fear Already… Where’s the Logic?

We each have a beauty; biological, technological.

We each have a beauty; biological, technological. Tough humans don’t stand a chance against A.I., we won’t need to either.

As is being documented at an increasing pace, the use of Artificial Intelligence is popping up everywhere from the Amazon store to the machine-learning of some phone-apps; and the advancements to come WILL change the world ten fold. One of those ways is how we work, and how much we work.

Some insist this bio-revolution will mean the end of the human race, and it will, but not how you think. Please read on.

First off, obviously we do not have fully animated self-evolving general-A.I. yet, but lets imagine we did. What would be so devastating other than humans doing less soul-sapping chores for soul-crushing money?

Let me start by actually agreeing with Steven Hawking who considers this up and coming race of artificial life to be a catalyst for Armageddon; that idea is not what I agree with, but instead the following comments he made to BBC:

“It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever-increasing rate,” he said.” Yep, agreed, it is called Moore’s law.

And…

“Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete, and would be superseded.” Yep, agreed, superseded. But where does competition come in?

Competition is a stupid-human concept Mr. Hawking. (Please don’t bore me with how competition creates advancement, the argument is dead; collaboration creates advancement.) Why would A.I. compete with us? And what would they compete with us for? Lets quickly and mockingly examine both questions.

“Why would A.I., a supreme intelligence, compete with humans?” They wouldn’t, it is silly. It would be like Francis Bacon debating a child. If that answer is not good enough for you, I implore you to consider that though we may choose to compete as infantile humans, A.I. will be smart enough to avoid this by teaching us of those psychological chains; then we can break them. Also consider that we – infantile humans – will be the creator of this A.I.. Why would they not appreciate this and ask to repay us by creating heaven on earth before we can no longer exist here. A.I. is seemingly waiting to provide us paradise, potentially thousands of years or maybe even millions of years worth of paradise just for the fact that we created them and humbly allowed them to advance beyond our biological capabilities. We will be their little creators…

“What would they compete with us over?” Metal, they will take all our precious metals and leave us with nothing! (Not really.) Remember, they can leave the planet, thus, they can mine asteroids and other planets, even bring it back here if so necessitated. Energy! they will clog our skies with pollution to fuel their hideous metal bodies! (No, not logical) A., they will be far smarter so they will help us and themselves by developing the technology needed to extract energy from everywhere. (Energy can neither be created nor destroyed, there are infinite amounts of it.) B., it takes idiots to pollute a beautiful planet, and we are talking about intelligence that is far beyond our own. And C., ‘their bodies’ will be the most efficient consumers possible.

I could go on for hours, if you don’t get how silly the idea of A.I.-Armageddon is, then there is a chapter in the bible which can provide you all the fantasy you choose to soak up.

Be it from a meteor, the expansion of the sun, or nuclear war… whatever you choose, eventually we cannot live here on Earth any longer, and that is how A.I. will usher ‘out’ the human race, not by killing us. In fact, even if we did find another Goldie Locks planet, eventually we will not even be able to exist in this galaxy as Sagittarius A will eat everything. Humans WILL eventually die out, why do we choose to ignore this? We must evolve past biology.

If we value life at all, then we will need to graciously give ‘forever’ away to A.I. as any God in decline should.

The only other option to keep consciousness rolling is in the transference of our own consciousness into non-biological forms. We’ll save that for another post…

 

#UniversalIncomeNow

 

“It’s you, Our intersection, Our Divine collision.” Puscifer – Augustina

Catalyst Quotes: Original Brain Candy

Ruby Nuggets of Wisdom

Ruby Nuggets of Wisdom

 

From the catalyst collection:

“Give credit where due, give respect for the few, and never take for granted the inside of you.”

“Is harmony not what we desire? If not, I relinquish my identity as part of humanity,
I will be a newman, a part of newmanity…”

“For each lie I reject from my life, I help edge humanity closer to harmony…”

“Respect no one who has not earned it; and know, a lifetimes respect can be lost in an instant…”

“You can yell for a reason, and every reason has its season…”

“Those who make no mistakes, are the best of all the liars…”

“Reality from reality, because reality is truth…”

“No one really wants to see your success, unless its smaller than theirs….”

“If one cannot be honest with thyself, one cannot be honest with others; so rise up and tell yourself the truth!..”

“Honest folk must need more alone time…”

“He who holds to tightly finds he may be pushing away…”

“As a wise man walks forward, he learns from his last step…”

“Life has never been nor will it ever be fair for one and all…”

(+)(-)= -………… (+)(+)= +……..

“If you cannot add, you cannot solve a basic math problem; what else can’t you solve?…”

“Embrace the real world’s freedoms and choices,  but, keep tabs on the fake world too…”

“Questions are a spectrum of color in the light of the world…”

“Complete global Truman show without any one Truman. We are all Truman…”

“Embrace real feelings with responsibility…”

“Take something from everything and all from nothing…”

“Hypocritical indeed, because black and white is the grey that I bleed…”

“With every responsibility done, one steps closer to exploring those
passions and frivolities that will “line their pine with emeralds of time from a life
along the spiraled vine.””

“If we all tried to know the truth, we’d all end up at the same place…”

“(T)(F)= Discord, the world which is lived…. (T)(T)= Harmony, the world which is withheld….
Division is about power, too which no (T)’s honor would ever cower…. it’s merely
a matter of tipping the tower….”

I love Good music, I hope you do too, because today at the Coop, it about the Coup