I have to say Dvorky has not disappointed me so far, using his new perch right off the bat to indulge in what is probably the single most world-destroying form of futurological discourse going at the moment (though their eugenicism is another candidate for transhumanism at its worst, certainly) -- advocating "geo-engineering" as if it were a genuine form of environmentalism.Precisely, nay Robotically, true to form, it seems, in his next contribution Dvorsky has proceeded to advocate eugenics. No doubt there is much more to come in this depressing and destructive vein. Hats off to io9, and a hat tip to reader "Barkeron."
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Wednesday, June 06, 2012
I mentioned Monday that io9's decision to promote transhumanoid Robot Cultist George Dvorsky into their spotlight was repaid in his first contribution by a defense of "geo-engineering" about which I said: