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Vincent Horn

Translating Age-Old Wisdom into 21st Century Code

Asheville, NC

Vincent Horn

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Zen and the Art of Zombie Killing: A Buddhist Anti-Tech Manifesto

I’d like to argue that in developing techniques of personal resilience—and building movements of communal resistance—the net-addicted zombie would do well to consider the lessons of Buddhism, a tradition that has examined human consciousness for millennia with the express goal of understanding and neutralizing excess desires.
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Ready for a Virtual Reality?

It won’t be long before you can slip on a headset and enter a new dharma realm. But, says Vincent Horn, we should watch our step. that’s the term used by the makers of virtual reality (“VR”) to describe how immersive it feels when you’re in one of their simulated three-dimensional environments. It’s the visceral feeling of actually being somewhere.
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Buddhify Your Android

Need some calm in your life? Feeling spiritually dissatisfied? Maybe it’s your job, city, love life. Maybe the world is out of whack—politically, economically, or environmentally. Maybe it’s the constant barrage of information and shallow exchanges you face spending hours each day online. Maybe it’s just the human condition.
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Tuning In to Technodelics

Modern Monk Vincent Horn talks about Technodelics: the convergence of contemplative wisdom with next generation hardware to usher in a new era of interest in consciousness.
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Buddhist Geeks On Meditation In The Modern World

Vincent Horn imagines a future in which instead of yoga studios on every corner, there will be "technodelic meditation training centers." Altering consciousness will be an activity that is not largely reserved for the weekend, but a routine part of the business day. Go in, strap on some devices, get into the state of consciousness you desire for the tasks of the day ahead, and head off to work with a clear and focused mind.
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Conducting a Process of Deep Self Inquiry through Mindfulness

In this episode of the podcast, Buddhist Geeks founder, Vincent Horn discusses how to conduct a deep process of self inquiry through mindfulness and meditation.
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Buddhism in the Internet Age

As we plunge more deeply into the Internet Age, the question of how rapid technological innovation is changing our understanding and practice of Buddhism naturally comes to the fore. None of us is exempt from the challenge of maintaining presence in the midst of an always-on digital environment.
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Buddhism Unbundled

In this keynote from the 2014 Buddhist Geeks Conference Vincent explores the unbundling of components like meditation and mindfulness from contemporary Buddhism. He then explores the process of re-bundling and what the future of both Buddhist and Buddhist-inspired models may look like as new combinations of knowledge come together in novel, and sometimes timeless, ways.
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Stop and See: Mind hacking, Meditation, and Leadership

The Reboot Podcast episode #11 on Mind Hacking, Meditation and Leadership with Vincent Horn.
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Vincent Horn: A Rebellion in 3-acts

Buddhist Geeks’ co-founder Vincent Horn describes a personal journey that took him from contemplative neophyte undergrad to mind-hacking technophile who brings together Silicon Valley and Buddhist tradition in a unique attempt to reduce the world’s suffering.
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Buddhist Geeks and The Future Earth Initiative

Vincent Horn and Buddhist Geeks (4:42): On October 16th the Buddhist Geek Conference comes to boulder. Founder Vincent Horn speaks to us about how mindfulness, compassion and contemplative practice can be integrated into the technical world.
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Geeks, Apps and Buddha

During this weeks radio show you will learn about: - Buddhist Geeks and what they do for the global community - Mindhackers - Where spirituality is headed with the exponential growth of technology - The Buddhify App - Mind-positive technology
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About

Vincent Horn

Vincent Horn is part of a new generation of teachers translating age-old wisdom into 21st century code. A computer engineering dropout turned modern monk, Vincent spent his 20s co-founding and running Buddhist Geeks while doing a full year of silent meditation practice. Having come back to the world with open hands he continues to podcast and teach through Buddhist Geeks and helps hack minds at mindtraining.io. Vincent has been called a “power player of the mindfulness movement” by Wired magazine and was honored to be featured in Wired UK’s “Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world.” He is married to the super-fly Emily Horn and is father to a little boy named Zander.