articles tagged: transhumanism
the subtle love-hate relationship with ray kurzweil
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the subtle love-hate relationship with ray kurzweil

Are public transhumanists pulling away from Kurzweil, citing him as a distraction from a much more sober and realistic community?

and we’re back on the air by popular demand…
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and we’re back on the air by popular demand…

Didn't get enough Singularity debates on the air last time? George Dvorsky and I are back...

in skeptical defense of transhumanism…
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in skeptical defense of transhumanism…

It's one thing to criticize junk science or lack of detail when it comes to transhumanism. It's something else to dismiss the entire concept based on glorified statism and fatalism.

cryonics: the best worst case scenario…
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cryonics: the best worst case scenario…

If you froze yourself in a cryogenic chamber, would anyone actually want to unfreeze you in the future?

yes, i’ll take the embryo on the left, please…
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yes, i’ll take the embryo on the left, please…

We often worry about parents customizing their children into their warped idea of perfection. But what if the future parents want to put a limitation their kid's abilities?

weird things vs. the transhumanists
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weird things vs. the transhumanists

Tomorrow, it's Weird Things vs. transhumanist George Dvorksy on Skeptically Speaking.

shadow nation: future shock, part three
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shadow nation: future shock, part three

The third, and for now, final installment of a sci-fi experiment focused on this blog's favorite themes.

shadow nation: future shock , part two…
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shadow nation: future shock , part two…

Part two of the sci-fi experiment featuring a space opera built around this blog's favorite themes...

downloading your mind the natural way
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downloading your mind the natural way

Avatar is an accidental tale of Singularitarian transhumanism with an environmentalist twist.

looking for a.i., one cortex at a time…
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looking for a.i., one cortex at a time…

Researchers at IBM seem to believe that simulating the background activity of the brain will create a conscious, self-aware mind.

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