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Universal’s Dark Universe risks being yet another extended universe franchise

(Source: arstechnica.com)

If you can’t beat ’em, misunderstand ’em.

That appears to be the logic coming from the programming wizards at Universal Studios. The film production company took the (mummy) wraps off its “Dark Universe” initiative on Monday, and its intent is clear: to “reboot” the company’s old monster-movie franchises over the next few years with big-name actors, interconnecting plots, and a rising tide of evil—a tide, of course, that can only be stopped by good guys who don’t always follow the rules. 543 more words

Technology

In the world of madness do we need a little bit of madness to face the reality? I think we do.

What is more terrifying in life, living while realizing the horror of dying little by little each day, or dying while realizing that the horror of living will soon come to an end? 1,267 more words

Thoughts

Job's Metamorphosis

‘My dear parents,’ said the sister banging her hand on the table by way of an introduction, ‘things cannot go on any longer in this way. 746 more words

Cultural Optimism

Semantic meanings exist as hierarchical recursions of a commonly shared meaning that defines itself

It seems that the main problem with the implementation of semantic technologies in Web 3.0 (besides the difficulty in gathering information from disparate locations) are the difficulties in creating semantic output as a natural and neutral language capable of interpreting the abstract and experiential meanings to be found in the conveyance of information in human languages. 1,335 more words

Human Learning Mechanisms

Reincarnation

Before I start analyzing reincarnation from the perspective of energies of matter and antimatter, I would like to summarize some of the main concepts from my hypothesis of antimatter, for the reader who may have not have the chance yet to read my previous posts on this matter. 1,651 more words

Thoughts

A Trifling Love Affair 

Update (2/4/2017):

This blog was an april fools joke, so don’t take it too seriously. It isn’t even really coherent. However if you would like a blog post on universals at a future date do let me know. 455 more words

Saturday Feature

The looping parable

I write this inspired by the work of Ian Hacking on looping effects, human kinds and so on. My sympathies are with Hacking on this. Still, I believe there’s something that needs to be added: the social looping effect needs a binding effect in reality to remain stable. 975 more words

Self