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WATCH: The Power Of An Instagram Photo Is Immense

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.09.2014 | Good News

If you use Instagram, then filmmaker and TV personality Jason Silva would like to congratulate you on successfully navigating two different, simultane...

Daily Meditation: A Childlike State Of Wonder

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Transhumanist Art Will Help Guide People to Becoming Masterpieces

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

When most people think of transhumanist art, they think of science fiction movies and novels. Of course, these forms of art have done much to promote transhumanism and the inevitable tech-dominated future.

What's Next in Social Networking? Meaningful Simplicity

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

As niche social networking services are becoming more prevalent and more focused, a window of opportunity is wide open for studying and understanding social physics.

In 2 Minutes, This Video Will Inspire You To Live Creatively

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.22.2014 | Good News

There are countless ways to describe life. "Zombie-like" shouldn't be one of them. So says Jason Silva, the host of National Geographic Channel's ...

The Global Search for Education: To Be or Not to Be?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

If imagination be the food of disruption, is the Bard also to be considered worthy of a TriBeCa Disruptive innovation Award?

Why Love Is The Greatest Pain But Also Completely Worth Going After

Posted 03.13.2014 | Good News

Jason Silva wants to know: Is love the greatest pain of all? The filmmaker, who took over the Internet with his viral video "Existential Bummer," a...

Are We All Cyborgs?

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 05.04.2014 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

I got the chance to talk to filmmaker and futurist Jason Silva about these topics. He suggests that not only should we not be afraid of our bold new world, but we may all already be cyborgs.

ONE ON ONE: Jason Silva On The Power Of Ideas

The WorldPost | Katherine Keating | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

"If Aristotle was alive today, he would be spitting his philosophical rifts onto his YouTube page," said Jason Silva. "As a student of philosophy, I r...

Daily Meditation: Cultivate Awe In Your Life

Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

The Amazing Thing That Happens When You Follow Your Dreams To Infinity And Beyond

Posted 12.12.2013 | Good News

First, he tried to change how we see the world. Now, Jason Silva is looking to the stars. In this installment of Silva's philosophical YouTube ser...

In Just Three Minutes, This Man Will Inspire You To Live Life To The Fullest

Posted 11.14.2013 | Good News

This video will possibly inspire you, make you tear up, and convince you to go out and start living life to the fullest -- all in three minutes. F...

American Voices on Reinvention

Russell C. Smith | Posted 10.07.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

The American experience has always been one of starting over, rethinking, reworking, and reinventing. In the early 21st Century, a reinvention moveme...

WATCH: This Video Will Jump Start Your Life In Less Than 3 Minutes

Posted 04.30.2014 | Good News

In under 180 seconds, this video will rewire your brain and have you seeing the world with new eyes. Jason Silva, host of National Geographic's Bra...

New Digital Frontiers At #SXSWi 2013

Zaid Al-Zaidy | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business
Zaid Al-Zaidy

Instead of leaving Austin's SXSWi 2013 with a large sack full of complex, emerging technology news with little or no practical application to the brands and businesses we work on, I want to highlight two "Disruptive" technology movements that can help marketers transform what they do.

SIC Video Interview With Jason Silva

David Shing | Posted 10.30.2012 | Technology
David Shing

This one is hard to know where to start. Described as a modern day Timothy Leary, reminiscent of an excited teenager, and a self-titled futurist, Jaso...

TED and TEDActive Offer Immersive Inspiration and Radical Insight

Jason Silva | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Jason Silva

"He who speaks in primordial images speaks with a thousand voices; he enthralls and overpowers, while at the same time he lifts the idea he is trying ...

The Beginning of Infinity

Jason Silva | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
Jason Silva

INSPIRATION: This video below is inspired, in part, by the ideas explored in David Deutsch's new book, The Beginning of Infinity. We hope it moves yo...

Finding Joe Documentary Reminds Us of Our Hero's Journey

Jason Silva | Posted 11.20.2011 | Impact
Jason Silva

The documentary Finding Joe, directed by Patrick Takaya Solomon, is a heart warming and inspired retelling of Joseph Campbell's iconic Hero's Journey.

The Performing Philosophers

Jason Silva | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media
Jason Silva

There is a freshness and spontaneity to this art form, with its free-associative ruminations and ecstatic diatribes chasing aliveness, wonder and awe wherever they may be.

On Creativity, Marijuana and "a Butterfly Effect in Thought"

Jason Silva | Posted 09.17.2011 | Impact
Jason Silva

"The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive." [...] "...by some strange, unknown...

The Imaginary Foundation Says "Great Art Expands the Way We See"

Jason Silva | Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts
Jason Silva

The following is an Interview with The Director of The Imaginary Foundation, (reposted with permission from The Imaginary Foundation from a recent fea...

Darwin's Pharmacy: Sex, Plants and the Evolution of the Noosphere

Jason Silva | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology
Jason Silva

In Darwin's Pharmacy, the transhumanist philosopher Richard Doyle focuses on his favorite technology: the psychedelic, "ecodelic" plants and chemicals -- read: drugs -- that can help make us process more information.

The Singularity is Here

Jason Silva | Posted 08.19.2011 | Technology
Jason Silva

Ray Kurzweil's fascinating extrapolations concerning the future of technology have finally gone mainstream.

Meet The 20-Something 'Intellectual Hedonists' Of Current TV

Vogue.it | Posted 08.01.2011 | Media

In a cultural age defined by its marked skepticism and apathy, Max Lugavere and Jason Silva stand out in their raw, seemingly unbridled enthusiasm, an...