Jason Silva seems to me to be a smart motherfucker who's touching on a large chunk of 'the tale of the tribe' and a large part of RAW's interests: linguistics, life extension, computers and neural-networks, philosophy and most importantly, i think, Techno-Optimism, as we enter 2012.
"The phrase that leaped to mind when I first saw Jason was
‘existential jazz’; like a trumpet player or modern-day digital Mingus,
he jams, riffs and rhapsodizes through a tumbling thicket of ideas with
such a sharp and vital alacrity that it can take the breath away. He’s a
modern performance philosopher, reviving the vibe of Tim Leary and
Buckminster Fuller and revivifying the dialogue that they started