articles tagged: transhumanism
the skeptic’s guide to the singularity
# tech

the skeptic’s guide to the singularity

Transhumanists preaching the Gospel of the Singularity are right that we don't have to let nature dictate our future. But their absolute faith in utopian technology that hasn't yet been invented is misplaced.

how we’ll live for a thousand years. maybe.
# science

how we’ll live for a thousand years. maybe.

A number of researchers and utopian pundits are promising radical life extension, if not unlimited lifespans. But the science behind their claims is shaky to non-existent.

the singularity institute vs. weird things
# tech

the singularity institute vs. weird things

The Singularity Institute has been reading Weird Things and they have some objections...

your pricey ticket to immortality
# tech

your pricey ticket to immortality

The Gospel of the Singularity and its promise of digital immortality is now selling engineering and scientific snake oil and hope to believers.

the daily galaxy strikes again!
# science

the daily galaxy strikes again!

Humans are reaching the limits of biological evolution according to the opinion of pop sci enthusiasts playing with some bizarre technobabble and numerology.

a very skeptical podcast
# astrobiology

a very skeptical podcast

Talking in depth about ancient astronauts and UFOs.

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