The Still Mind

Our world observed from stillness


The Language of Our New World – Coding

coders and rock stars

With our lives seemingly run for the most part by technology, and specifically electronic and computer-based technology, it’s not a bad idea for as many people as possible to even know the most rudimentary code. Be it simplistic web design, or full blown programs and computer coding, the human being is moving progressively into a world supported fundamentally by electronic counterparts, who speak a different language, but one that we all can learn and understand.

In the following short video, silicon surfing coders from Facebook co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, to The Black Eyed Peas’, express their experiences and encouragements for us to get into the field of coding and computer science to keep up with the technological direction that our world is driving towards. Continue reading

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These Things Called GMO’s

GM Baby

A few weeks ago, TSM contributed to spreading the word about a pivotal event and movement of our time: The March Against Monsanto, with a live feed of the NYC protest (feed now offline). At the time, there was very little to no mainstream media coverage, which is almost shocking, yet very revealing at the same time, as millions of anti-GMO protestors took to the streets in their respective countries to get the word out about the genetic mad scientist-corporation, Monsanto.

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture (UKCA) defines GMO’s as a plant or animal that has been genetically modified through the addition of a small amount of genetic material from other organisms through molecular techniques. On the surface GMO’s seem to be a godsend when it comes to issues like prevention of crop loss due to climate factors and pests and “feeding the world”, however Continue reading

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March Against Monsanto Around The World

Yesterday, May 25 was quite a revolutionary day for the world as millions (perhaps billions) across the globe showed their vehement disapproval of Monsanto’s agenda. The Still Mind hosted a live feed of the march in New York City, where it was said that roughly 2,400 people showed up to march at Union Square. The entire globe has joined together on this, which is truly a wonderful site to see, and it almost brings a tear to my eye.

Below are photos of the marches from around the world that took place. Images via Occupy Wall St.

Marchers in Amsterdam

Marchers in Amsterdam

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