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Dr. Bruce Damer & the Levity Zone Archive is the complete collection of podcasts and other assets from the Levity Zone as well as talks by Dr. Bruce Damer on other podcasts and online shows. This material is freely available for use under a Creative Commons NC-SA license unless otherwise specified.

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Aug 16, 2019 Consciousness Hacking SF, Aaron Thayne
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Dr. Bruce Damer @ Consciousness Hacking San Francisco (Aug 16, 2019) Science is on the threshold of understanding how life might have begun on the Earth four billion years ago, and how prevalent life might be in the universe. Laboratory and field experiments demonstrating how chemical cycling can form and evolve the first primitive protocells have revealed an algorithm which may be the "generative engine" still driving all living processes, and by extension, our conscious experience....
Topics: Origin of life, consciousness, silver spire, the field, healing arts, Luminous
The Origin of Life and Consciousness with Bruce Damer (episode #2) Bruce Damer, PhD, is coauthor with David Deamer, of a new theory on the origins of life that was featured in a Scientific American cover story in 2017. His professional interests also include space exploration, virtual reality, and entheogens. He is author of Avatars: Exploring and Building Virtual Worlds on the Internet. Here he describes the details of his PIM (probability shaper, interaction network, memory system) model as...
Topics: origin of life, science, emergence, progenotes
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A new theory about life’s origins updates Darwin’s warm little pond.  Scientists say they’ve created the building blocks of biology in steaming hot springs. Meanwhile, we visit a NASA lab where scientists simulate deep-sea vent chemistry to produce the type of environment that might spawn life.  Which site is best suited for producing biology from chemistry? Find out how the conditions of the early Earth were different from today, how meteors seeded Earth with organics and a provocative...
Topics: Origin of life, science, astrobiology, SETI, search for life
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Dr. Bruce Damer & colleagues on SETI Institute's Big Picture Science (May 13, 2019). A podcast on the origin of life with Dr. Bruce Damer, Dr. Laurie Barge, and Dr. Jeremy English hosted by SETI Institute's Big Science (hosted by Molly Bentley and Seth Szostak) and commentary by Dr. with Caleb Scharf. Find the episode at:  http://radio.seti.org/episodes/is-life-inevitable
Topics: Origin of life, astrobiology, physics, self-assembly, hot spring scenario, abiogenesis
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Apr 19, 2019 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Your Dr. Bruce returns after a four month absence from the Levity Zone. Remarkable changes have been happening in my life and I am now "springing forward" into a bright new season of starting up ventures in space, origins of life, evolutionary biology, and computing as well as constructing my “Gandalf House” here at Ancient Oaks. So, rejoin me now as I return for our 70th podcast with an update from my world, now more hopeful and more globally connected than ever to support an...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, Genesis Engine, EvoGrid, Google, NASA, Origin of Life, Cambridge, Extended...
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Apr 17, 2019 SETI Institute
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SETI Talks: Where is the Origin of Life on Earth? April 17, 2019 at SRI International, Menlo Park, CA To answer the iconic question “Are We Alone?”, scientists around the world are also attempting to understand the origin of life. There are many pieces to the puzzle of how life began and many ways to put them together into a big picture. Some of the pieces are firmly established by the laws of chemistry and physics. Others are conjectures about what Earth was like four billion years ago,...
Topics: origin of life, science, SETI, geology, chemistry
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Mar 29, 2019 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Your Dr. Bruce returns after yet another four month absence from the Levity Zone. I am thrilled to report that my life transition is going very well with this property transforming into a community with members and retreats, a dream of mine for 25 years. My "Gandalf House" rising on the hill is almost complete and I moved into the upstairs back on June 30th. New ventures are progressing with Mason and Carlos and I am even getting involved in a global effort called Climate Mitigation...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, Kamloops, Thompson Rivers University, origin of life, science, space, climate...
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Thompson Rivers University's 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award video for recipient Dr. Bruce Damer. This video was produced and shown at the presentation of the award on 29th Mar 2019 at the Grand Hall at TRU.
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, Origin of Life, Space, Science, Kamloops
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Mar 28, 2019 TRU-Thompson Rivers University
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Dr. Bruce Damer's presentation at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops BC Canada (28 Mar 2019) Astrobiologist alumnus presents new concepts on the origin of life and our future in space The average 14-year old doesn’t spend much time abstract thinking or questioning the origin of life. But multi-disciplinary scientist and astrobiologist Dr. Bruce Damer wasn’t your average 14 year old, and that question and many others circulated his thoughts while hiking through Kamloops’ sagebrush hills...
Topics: Origin of life, Cariboo College, Future in Space, science education
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Mar 23, 2019 Imagine Convergence
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Dr. Bruce Damer's Saturday evening talk/performance on "Four Alchemical Fires" at the 2019 Convergence Conference at Rosario Beach Resorts, Orcas Island on March 23, 2019.
Topics: alchemical fire, origin of life, future in space, healing
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New Thinking Allowed with Jeffrey Mishlove Published on Apr 8, 2019 Bruce Damer, PhD, is coauthor with David Deamer, of a new theory on the origins of life that was featured in a Scientific American cover story in 2017. His professional interests also include space exploration, virtual reality, and entheogens. He is author of Avatars: Exploring and Building Virtual Worlds on the Internet. He begins this wide-ranging discussion by describing a series of visionary experiences that began in his...
Topics: Origin of life, space exploration, visionary experience, healing arts
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Nov 17, 2018 XRazma, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer's plenary @ the San Francisco Purpose Summit 17th November, 2018. Held at the The Seminary at Strawberry in Mill Valley, California. Bruce presented a "storytelling" for 8 minutes bringing elements from two previous events: TransTech and SAND (Science & Nonduality) to the Purpose audience. Covering the origin of life (New Zealand fieldwork) briefly and then going on to the origins and evolution of humans from our earlier prosimian ancestry, to the future in the...
Topics: Origin of Life, Human Evolution, healing
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Nov 10, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer, XRazma, TransTech Conference
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Dr Bruce Damer's plenary talk on The Origin and Evolution of Life and the Future of Conscious Technology Held at the TransTech conference on 10th November 2018 in Palo Alto California. The main talk is featured with Jeffrey Martin's introduction. Thanks to XRazma for taking this video from the front row (CAM2).  Description:  Dr. Bruce Damer of UC Santa Cruz/Biota Institute takes us on a journey from the newest research on the chemical engine that might lie behind the origin and evolution of...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, Origin of Life, Future of Humanity, Human Evolution, Trauma Healing
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Oct 27, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer, XRazma, SAND
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Dr. Bruce Damer's plenary on Being Human in the Engine of Creation, held at the SAND conference on the 27th of October, 2018 in San Jose, California. Thanks to XRazma for taking this video from the front row. Official SAND conference video to be added later.
Topics: Dr, Bruce Damer, Origin of Life, Human Evolution, Future of Civilization, Trauma and Healing
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Oct 23, 2018 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce is back after a heartfelt series of major life changes to bring you this podcast "Becoming Human", a recording by SAND (Science & Nonduality) for their Emergence Series webcast in preparation for the SAND2018 Conference in San Jose, California. Join us for a wide-ranging storytelling salon with topics as diverse as the cold realms of science, intuition and the synchronous field, connecting with Deepak Chopra, holding Endo thought experiments, my original vision to work...
Topics: Science, intuition, the synchronous field, Deepak Chopra, thought experiments, Endo, origin of...
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May 14, 2018 Kyle Thiermann
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Big wave surfer Kyle Thiermann of Santa Cruz interviews Dr. Bruce Damer on May 14, 2018 at Kyle's surf shack in the Pleasure Point neighborhood. They return from a two wheeler bike trailer ride to the cliffs to check out the surf and then get into a conversation of Dr. Bruce's distant surfing experiences and metaphors for life. Kyle's embodied presence on the water is also an important modality for connection with the world and its future. They get into the implications of an embodied...
Topics: big wave surfing, embodiment, origin of life, conscious experience, future of the world, ocean...
A Night Sky Network Webinar featuring Dr. Bruce Damer on the Hot Spring Hypothesis for the Origin Of Life and the search for Life in Universe (25 April 2018)
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Topics: origin of life, Astrobiology, Mars2020, biochemistry, stromatolites
Video, audio and still images from a discussion of the Origin Of Life with Dr. Bruce Damer and Dr. Deepak Chopra. Recorded on April 6, 2018, at The Science of Consciousness Conference in Tucson Arizona, USA.
Topics: origin of life, spiritual interpretations of science, birth trauma, Realming, Fritjof Capra,...
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Apr 6, 2018 Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer and Dr. Deepak Chopra meet and share news and views about the science of life's origins, old rocks and new chemistry, and the fundamental engine of creation in a mutual sense of spirit of healing in this emergent connection. Recorded in Facebook Live in front of 22,000 of Deepak's followers on Friday April 6th at the 2018 Science of Consciousness Conference in Tucson, Arizona this was Dr. Bruce's first experience of mass audiences in social media. It was fun so there is more to...
Topics: science of consciousness, origin of life, stromatolites, healing, engine of creation, probability,...
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Apr 6, 2018 Joshua Bloom
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A video interview of Dr. Bruce Damer for the Newtonian Shamanics podcast episode #26 by Joshua Bloom. Held at the Lowes Canyon Resort in Tuscon Arizona during the 2018 Science of Consciousness Conference Joshua and Dr. Bruce covered many subjects from the origin of life to Burning Man to the future of humanity. Recorded Friday, April 6, 2018. Find this conversation online at the Newtonian Shamanics podcast site: ...
Topics: Origin of life, science, future of humanity, Burning Man, festivals, consciousness
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Feb 27, 2018 Conscious Biotechers, Andrew O'Keiffe, Dr. Bruce Damer
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"New Science of the Origin of Life" by Dr. Bruce Damer for Conscious BioTechers presented at IndieBio in San Francisco on February 27, 2018.
Topics: origin of life, chemistry, biotech, siRNA
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Jan 26, 2018 Erik Davis
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Dr. Bruce Damer on the Expanding Mind Podcast with author, scholar and speaker Erik Davis.
Topics: Terence McKenna, Science, Origin of Life, Philosophy, Religion, Burning Man
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Oct 28, 2017 Wizards Light, SAND, Jack Siberine
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Science & Nonduality (SAND) 2017 Conference Saturday night "Emergence" show featuring (in order of appearance): Valentin Santana-opening (on violin) and Andre Reinero (boards) and throughout (as DISSOLV), Samantha Sweetwater, JasmineSemjase, Dr.Bruce Damer, Samantha-closing (Oct 28, 2017). SAND “Emergence” soundtrack based on Calibrate (Etheric Echos) series of compositions. Two camera shoot: one by SAND (with effects and better board sound) the second position from the...
Topics: Gaia, cosmology, origin of life, evolution of primates, science and spirit
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Oct 21, 2017 Science and Nonduality
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The Origin of Life and Consciousness: Face to Face with the Progenote plenary at the Science and Nonduality Conference, Oct 21, 2017 presented by Dr. Bruce Damer.
Topics: origin of life, consciousness, cosmology
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Aug 31, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Celebrate Dr. Bruce's Blue Moon Eclipse (56th) birthday on January 31st, 2018 by returning to a magickal night last August 31st, at Burningman 2017 with the Wizards Light troupe in the Playalchemist pyramid. Journey on this mystical musical spoken word performance on why communion traces back to our very origins and is the likely mechanism for our very survival. On top of all that, grok a novel insight of a tripartite system that may actually generate everything, from life's beginning through...
Topics: Burning Man, origin of life, probability, communion, symbiosis
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Aug 21, 2017 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce returns after a magickal mystery tour of epic proportions performing and speaking at the Oregon Eclipse festival and then on to Burning Man. Join John Zielinski, Michael Moore and Dr. Bruce on a hillside above the Eclipse stage to witness the union of darkness and light as totality swept across Eastern Oregon on August 21, 2017. The boys wax poetic on what all of this means as the totality tells the story of perfect chance that pulled us into existence. Shpongle provides a surprise...
Topics: eclipse, Symbiosis Festival, origin of life, science, cosmology
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Jun 16, 2017 Joanna Harcourt-Smith
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Dr. Bruce Damer on the Future Primitive Podcast with Joanna Harcourt-Smith (co-hosted by Jacob Aman) June 16th, 2017 Birthing a Future for Life an interview with Bruce Damer In this week’s episode Bruce Damer speaks with Joanna and Jacob Aman about: a gathering of hearts and minds exploring consciousness; using imagination for science; microtubules and the mind; finding the others in the field of knowing; a second Copernican revolution; a new model for the origin of life as a collaborative...
Topics: Copernican Revolution, consciousness, philosophy, science, origin of life, summer of love, Lukuma...
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Jun 10, 2017 Center for Consciousness Studies
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Dr. Bruce Damer's plenary talk at the Science of Consciousness Conference 2017, La Jolla, CA on the topic of "The Origin and Evolution Of Life and Consciousness".
Topics: Origin of life, consciousness, complexity theory, ontology
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Jun 9, 2017 Nick Day, Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce returns after a two month hiatus with the first of two talks from the June 2017 Science of Consciousness Conference in La Jolla, California. The first, an interview by Nick Day of Consciousness Central, is a wide ranging conversation exploring the implications of the new Hot Spring Origin of Life hypothesis for biology, physics, philosophy and the origin and phenomenon of consciousness. Credits: Nick Day (interviewer), Dr. Bruce Damer (interviewee), Consciousness Central (recording...
Topics: Origin of Life, consciousness, physics, chemistry, philosophy, metaphysics
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The Psychedelic Origins Of Life Dr. Bruce Damer on ATTMind Episode 49 in two parts. Hosted by James Jesso.
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, origin of life, science, space, philosophy
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Dr. Bruce Damer on Natural Born Alchemist podcast Ep126-in two parts Hosted by Alex Dr. Bruce Damer. Bruce is a multi disciplinary scientist, designer, and author. Currently he collaborates with colleagues developing and testing a new model for the origin of life on Earth and in the design of spacecraft architectures to provide a viable path for expansion of human civilization beyond the Earth. Bruce began his career in the 1980s developing some of the earliest user interfaces for personal...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, spacecraft, origin of life, science, philosophy
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May 29, 2017 Cory Allen
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Episode #82 Bruce Damer May 29, 2017 I’m joined on The Astral Hustle by the great Dr. Bruce Damer! We talk about the origin of cellular life, cosmic brilliance flowing through the web of humanity, and listening to the wisdom of the light in our minds. 
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, science, space, origin of life
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Oct 1, 2016 Mike Zaremba
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Dr. Bruce Damer was interviewed at the Float House in downtown Vancouver on the subject of "the Origin of Life" and other topics by Mike Zaremba in late October after the Spirit Plant Medicine conference at UBC. Description for Episode #91: Bruce Damer is truly one of a kind. He is Canadian-American multi disciplinary scientist, designer, and author. Dr. Bruce Damer collaborates with colleagues developing and testing a new model for the origin of life on Earth and in the design of...
Topics: Dr. Bruce Damer, origin of life, space, science, human history, altered states of consciousness
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Aug 30, 2016 Duncan Trussell
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EPISODE 209 - Dr. Bruce Damer A conversation with the brilliant scientist and speaker Dr. Bruce Damer (Levity Zone Podcast, damer.com) we talk about VR, technology, the feasibility of mining asteroids, and the Atman of shape shifting through the military industrial complex, academia, and other radically different cultures.
Topics: Origin of Life, Space Exploration, Asteroid Mining, Virtual Reality, science, shape shifting
Extract from Living Universe documentary of Prof. David Deamer and Dr. Bruce Damer performing origin of life research field work at Bumpass Hell, Mount Lassen Volcanic Park in California on August 9th, 2016. From the show notes for Episode 4 - Contact. Minerva B is a small rocky planet just like earth, where spacecraft Artemis has found water, organic molecules, and complex creatures. Finally, Artemis has found life. Documentary by Screen Australia. For more information on the full documentary...
Topics: origin of life, science, Astrobiology, geology, chemistry, search for life in the universe
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Jul 15, 2016 Tara Djokic
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Dr. Bruce Damer interviewed in July 2106 by Richard Smith for the ABC/Arte "Living Universe" science TV series. Shot on location near the Strelley Pool fossil locality these segments feature multiple takes of a discussion of "Darwin's warm little pond" and the newly proposed "Terrestrial Origins" theory of the origin of life in fresh water pools. Second camera capture of the making of the documentary by Tara Djokic.
Topics: origin of life, life in the universe, biogenesis, chemistry, complexity, Charles Darwin
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May 27, 2016 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce Damer's presentation of "Origin of Life Science: We are the Communal Unit" at the 2016 Lighting in a Bottle festival. Presented on the Temple of Lucent Consciousness stage on 27 May, 2016 by the San Antonio Reservoir. Cell phone capture by Michael Moore. 
Topics: origin of life, science, space, visionary exploration, thought experiments
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May 22, 2016 Michael Garfield, Evan Snyder
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Michael Garfield & Evan Snyder interview Dr. Bruce Damer on the Future Fossils Podcast (Episode 4, Season 1). Designer and scientist Bruce Damer shares his thoughts - and bold spacecraft designs - to enable sustainable space exploration. He argues that we can go to Mars, but it doesn't need to be a one way trip...  On asteroid mining, the origins of life, growing up during the Apollo Program and the importance of unifying society under visions for Great Projects (see also: Project...
Topics: space flight, space exploration, origin of life, chemistry, ancient Earth, Elon Musk, Biosphere 2,...
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Nov 28, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Returning from the Deep 90s back to the future in 2015 Dr. Bruce joins Allan Lundell and his mythic friend Peter Fae for a hot tub confab high on the mountaintop of Future Peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Not only is Al a true bon homme but he is also a keen observer of the cyber-culture and developing trends in tech and the social landscape, chronicling all of this in his KSCO Santa Cruz radio show, Dr. Future. Realizing a twenty year dream of networking hot tub conversations, Dr. Bruce, Al...
Topics: spirituality, science, gaia, space, billionaires, origin of life, mythic selves, avatars, drones
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Jul 27, 2015 Jonathan Davis, Uplift Connect-Mullumbimby, Australia
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Life On Earth Began as a Collaboration An interview with D r. Bruce Damer  on new speculations in science with an impact on philosophy and a rethinking of human civilization. Recorded on July 27th, 2015 at the home of Bharat Mitra near Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia. Video by Jonathan Davis. Youtube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrNYltw0I8M
Topics: science, origin of life, collaboration, philosophy, Darwinism
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Jul 22, 2015 Tara Djokic, Australian Center for Astrobiology
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Prof. Dave Deamer and Dr. Bruce Damer of UC Santa Cruz discuss a new theory for the origin of life on the banks of the Shaw River in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Topic: origin of life
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Jun 25, 2015 Dr. Bruce Damer
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Dr. Bruce presents his most deeply held idea: a new hypothesis for how life began on the Earth, The Coupled Phases model was developed over thirty years of inquiry and completed with the collaboration of his mentor and colleague at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Professor David Deamer. Hear how the model works and how it might help us refigure our civilization, first in his TEDx Santa Cruz talk, then in an interview on the Midwest Real podcast, and finally from his presentation of...
Topics: origin of life, chemistry, complexity theory, chemistry, complexity theory, space, consciousness
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Are we compelled to become an interplanetary species? Scientist and designer Bruce Damer thinks so. In this philosophical talk he elaborates on a new theory of the origin of life, and makes the case that the future of all life on earth lies in complete, and radical, collaboration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qiW4aUqtvA
Topics: origin of life, science, space
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Paper Abstract: Hydrothermal fields on the prebiotic Earth are candidate environments for biogenesis. We propose a model in which molecular systems driven by cycles of hydration and dehydration in such sites undergo chemical evolution in dehydrated films on mineral surfaces followed by encapsulation and combinatorial selection in a hydrated bulk phase. The dehydrated phase can consist of concentrated eutectic mixtures or multilamellar liquid crystalline matrices. Both conditions organize and...
Topics: protocells, hydrothermal fields, early evolution, origin of life, evolutionary biology, chemistry,...
A new model for the origin of life: Coupled phases and combinatorial selection in fluctuating hydrothermal pools Hydrothermal fields on the prebiotic Earth are candidate environments for biogenesis. We propose a model in which molecular systems driven by cycles of hydration and dehydration in such sites undergo chemical evolution and selection in a dehydrated surface phase followed by encapsulation and combinatorial selection in a hydrated phase. This model is partly supported by recent...
Topics: origin of life, astrobiology
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Oct 14, 2014 Joe Rogan Experience
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Dr. Bruce Damer's first appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast on October 14, 2014. From the podcast summary at: http://podcasts.joerogan.net/podcasts/bruce-damer Dr. Bruce Damer is a polymath scientist, designer, author and general explorer of liminal realms. He has worked for over a decade in simulation and design of space missions for NASA, develops biochemical models for the origin of life at UC Santa Cruz and collects vintage computers and their history in his DigiBarn computer...
Topics: Joe Rogan, space exploration, science, human history, digibarn, origin of life
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Aug 1, 2014 Dr. Bruce Damer, David Neb, Gino Yu
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Dr. Bruce Damer on panel with Daniel Pinchbeck @ Burning Man 2014 (2 parts) (August 2014). Thanks go out to David Neb for taking the recording and for Gino Yu for organizing the panel.
Topics: future of consciousness, space, origin of life
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Oct 28, 2013 Tom Barbalet
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In the second "Conscious in the Cloud" session hosted by Tom Barbalet at Netflix HQ in Los Gatos, CA as part of a new series for the Biota.org podcast, Dr. Bruce Damer presents for the first time in public the conception of the "Genesis Engine" driven by the "Genesis Formulation". Inspired by the Drake Equation the formulation is ten factors that Damer and U.C. Santa Cruz collaborator Prof. David Deamer and others are putting forth as required for laboratory...
Topics: evolution, origin of life, Drake equation, chemistry, simulation
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Dec 31, 2012 Bruce Damer, Chris Pezza
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Dr. Bruce Damer's Genesis Engines talk delivered at Burning Man on August 30, 2012 as part of the Palenque Norte Speaker Series. VOICE ONLY version. Credits: Bruce Damer (speaker), Chris Aman (editing) Kianna Alarid Cameron/Svamps (music)  [released: Dec 31, 2012]
Topics: origin of life science, artificial life, computing, combinatorial chemistry, SETI, cosmology
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May 3, 2012 Dr. Bruce Damer, Dhiren Dasu
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Dr. Bruce returns for a Studio Session with Dhiren Dasu recorded back in 2012 where he dove into his  primordial thinking behind the recently published hypothesis on the origin of life, musings on the origin of the cosmos, and the unique place of life and God in the universe. Credits: Dr. Bruce Damer (speaker), Dhiren Dasu (interview and audio recording), Ryan Norkus (cover art) Mental Physix (theme music). [released 2 July 2016]
Topics: science, origin of life, cosmogenesis, God, evolution
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Jan 20, 2010 SETI Institute, Dr. Bruce Damer
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SETI Archive: http://seti.org/talks Bruce Damer presented the current state of the EvoGrid, a worldwide, multi-disciplinary project to simulate the chemical origin of life on Earth or as it might have occurred elsewhere in ours or other universes. When operational in 2010 the prototype EvoGrid will employ a central grid of computers to generate "digital primordial soups" and then, inspired by SETI, an even larger set of observer computers operating as @Home screen savers will be...
Topics: evolution, Drake equation, space, origin of life
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Dec 8, 2008 Dr. Bruce Damer, Ryan Norkus, Dhiren Dasu
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EvoGrid the Movie, a whimsical view of a hypothetical Evolution Machine.
Topics: evolution, artificial life, nanotechnology, origin of life
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Dr. Bruce Damer's Genesis Engines talk delivered at Burning Man on August 30, 2012 as part of the Palenque Norte Speaker Series. Credits: Bruce Damer (speaker), Chris Aman (editing) Kianna Alarid Cameron/Svamps (music) [released: Dec 31, 2012]
Topics: origin of life science, artificial life, computing, combinatorial chemistry, SETI, cosmology