This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-2 of 2 discussions (6 posts)

Is the human body a collection of information?

  1. ceciliabeltran profile image72
    ceciliabeltranposted 7 years ago

    I'm watching this documentary about the singularity is near. Ray kurzwell. he says that the intelligent is coming and claims that the goal of life has always been to amass information and to never die.

    What do you think?

    1. profile image63
      SsvRrwQposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The goal of life is to continue life. That is much better served by combining continuation of development and the genetic algorithm AND furtherance of cultural information (for now). We have not reached a point culturally that furthering our genetic development is meaningless (as your post, and singularity suggests)

      The singularity cult is flawed. They see only the end-of-time that every generation sees. They simply mask it in pseudo-science, and conjecture.

      1. ceciliabeltran profile image72
        ceciliabeltranposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I agree with you. I think the idea of replacing our biological systems with cyborg systems, while doable is an aberration more than an improvement.

        I am however intrigued by the predominant opinion in the scientific communities, particularly evolution, that includes our developing tech-savviness as the way we
        are growing our mental capacities. It is now escaping the confines of our biology and we are using tech aides to grow our abilities to process information.

        Will the brain continue to grow in size or will we become mere parts of another brain to a larger global entity?

        1. Cagsil profile image60
          Cagsilposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Our brain won't grow any bigger than it is presently. The usage of the mind-space will grow until full usage of the space of the brain is utilized.

          As for the body being a collection of information? Sure, it collects information, unknowingly and knowingly, through many means. wink

    2. ankandhk profile image80
      ankandhkposted 6 years ago

      Yes Human body is a information field. You know what is DNA? The human DNA stores all of the information of your nature which mostly comes from your past, past, and past ancestors!

      1. Freegoldman profile image39
        Freegoldmanposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I guess u r absolutely correct.A human body is a book full of in-formations

     
    working