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Background:

to an already extinct society and its technology. The consequences are still marking the life progress and life is struggling to survive. The Visitant decides to rebuild natural systems and seeks for new possibilities of life forms. He tries to understand the connection between cybernetics and evolution. The biological and cognitive systems have an emergency of cybernetic behavior.

Thesis statement:

A field report from a visitant who tries to create artificial cybernetic organisms and integrate them into a natural system which is heavily damaged due to lack of the homeostasis.


I. Introduction – Cybernetics and evolution

The Visitant finds himself in an inevitable situation where natural systems are heavily damaged due unbalanced artificial and natural system. Extinction of flora and fauna, natural habitat is destroyed, seeking for new possibilities of life forms, an emergency to evolve in order to survive, an emergency of cybernetic structures and behavior, taking the decision to rebuild natural systems. The relation between evolution and cybernetics, applying the cybernetic functions of adaptation to nature and mechanical/digital world

II. Body (The attempt of adaptation)

II.I The Vessel – Analyzing the systems The Visitant needs to analyze and understand the environment and natural systems. The exploration of micro and macro universes -Experiment: The journey and the analysis of the macrocosm, testing the terrain, learning from the environment (behavior), going through different systems and subsystems -Outcome: understanding the relations and symbiosis of systems, understanding the exchange of information and the actions in forms of evolution -Issues: how to create a system that is not invasive and can integrate with other systems, how can it flourish and evolve in a fruitfully way, produce new systems, how can it give the information to other systems to improve the whole -Related to: general systems theory, homeostasis

II.II The creation of Laboratory m.770xc8/

-Experimentations with apparatus, building new machines and tools to construct new natural systems, transport, research on process -Outcome: the creation of the laboratory -Issues: automata, repetition, calculations, not very diverse outcomes since everything was programmed and build by only one mind, AI is not enough individual. -Related to: history of cybernetic machines and contemporary forms of use

II.III The creation of intelligent life systems and environments

-Experiment: Research of matter like light beams, water, synthetic materials, and sciences like histology, bionics, machines, systems biology -Outcome: The creation of new intelligent and self-organizing life forms and environments, neural networks, the integration of individuals into dynamic systems, -Issues: how to keep balance, how to make independent systems, how to avoid automata -Related to: Cybernetics, feedback system, adaptation, receptors-effectors-messengers, decentralized self-organizing intelligences

II.IV Clone n.0967.aX

-Experiment: Creation of the clone, an individual, new brain, introducing cell tissues and endocrine system (hormones), to the circuits and artificial biological body to create emotions -Outcome: bio droid, AI -Issues: too similar to the creator, his purpose and will is programmed and depends on applied algorithms, body adaptation the AI accelerator is not as good as human brain, the experiment to mix AI accelerator with biological neurons to develop diversity and independent thinking -Related to: Human brain, deep learning, AI, centralized intelligence

II.V Malfunctions

-Experiment: Report on crushing systems, same defects as in older systems created by previous Visitants or casual events, auto destruction, bugs in society -Outcome: failure in growing social systems, death and broke down of the artificial macro cosmos -Issues: what is the role of destruction, how is it related to creation and why is it necessary, the evolution continues with failures and achievements, unstoppable force of the universal evolution, eternal loop of amazement, exploration, creation and abandon -Related to: J. Bridle’s New Dark Age

III. Conclusion

The universe as a cybernetic system, it grows and learns from itself, every creation of artificial system will influence the future although it fades away, new systems growing and dying, eternal cybernetic loop/feedback



Fieldreporting

Fragments from diary from 1st year

Accumulation of thoughts in my mind become very dense. I decided to dilute them with the clear wind coming from the Nord. The humidity of southern worlds become suffocating for me, although the consistency of saturated emotions made my blood spicy and vivid. I decided to move. I need to change my inputs from time to time, so my mind states don’t petrify. I packed carefully my laboratory instruments and other substances, taking with me only the necessary to construct new semblances and perspectives of life. The creatures I created were obviously not happy with my decision. They were agitated and nervous. No one is going to feed them with the timeless light intelligence and maybe it will take a million more years for another Visitant to come. Some of them retread back in the underground of the black hills and become part of the eternal archaic presence.

00.14.132,05

The process of creation of the dust particles in the air is still in its primary form. Should not give too much mercury. The embryos are taking forms of… Today the pressure of the water changed. The experiments that tried to make the intelligence visible changed its heat. The light refraction through the cells caused the formation of the long organic tiny tentacles that evolved in transparent organisms. Experiment failure: The gravity sucked the environment and other forms of life. The attempts to restore the life conditions seems impossible. The embryos transmutated in cannibal organisms. They are creating hierarchic networks and destroying lower forms of life which are necessary for the balanced ecosystem. The gravity increased and the intelligence struggles to find enough space. I can see a vortex in the body of the flora keeper, it will not last for long. Better to burn it down. The newborn cells are struggling for life while immerged in a dense concentrate of solar light.


Fragments of field report from 2nd year

Timeline n.0,5Am/7

After I successfully managed to make a backup of my brain information in my clone n.0715/Zy I decided to make the vessel work. It needed just some more feedback systems in order to adapt its size and shape to any physical condition in the environment. My aim was to make an analysis of micro and macro dimensions in reachable surroundings. Within the transitions I had to mutate my biological body and maintain the equal size of the vessel. Ma transport was built with rusty parts of an abandoned post shuttle, but the tiny layer of mold on the surface was still growing strong network of mycelium. It should be enough to make receptors work. The sensors and the cameras outside the vessel should analyze the atmospheric chemical structure, soil, possible life forms of bacteria… The reactors generating the power for the internal apparatus were very loud and unstable, sometimes they made the vessel shake in turbulent short thrusts, but my Clone 0967.Ax was programmed to deal with any kind of possible defect. He could instantly discern the imperfection. Mostly it was still functioning in automata, but his biological part if circuit was slowly converting in an adaptive behavior. 0967.Ax was slowly becoming an individual.


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