Posted: Fri, December 07, 2012 | By: Rachel Haywire
Rachel Haywire is producing her second annual Extreme Futurist Festival in Los Angeles, on December 21st. Here’s our Transhumanity.net interview with her:
Question: Rachel, would you be happy or angry if the Mayan Apocalypse showed up and upstaged your event?
Rachel: I would be angry because that would be too… Continue Reading
Posted: Fri, December 07, 2012 | By: Carol Lloyd
This week’s New York Times Magazine article about an employment service for autistic adults started in Denmark but now moving to the United States, has unleashed the expected torrent of praise, criticism and confusion.
Thorkil Sonne, a Danish entrepreneur and father of an autistic son, created the first… Continue Reading
Posted: Fri, December 07, 2012 | By: Dirk Bruere
The Praxis is the name of a book authored by myself that was created as part of the Phi Division of Zero State and published in collaboration with Zero State Media as Project 011. It will be set up as an organization on 21st December 2012. The aim is to present aspects of Transhumanism… Continue Reading
Posted: Fri, December 07, 2012 | By: David A. Kekich
History provides us with some interesting examples of rapid technological innovation that have parallels to the present situation in biotechnology, medicine, and human longevity says Reason at Fight Aging. Steady progress is suddenly replaced with a great leap forward in capacity and quality.
(This essay was mostly borrowed from Continue Reading
Posted: Thu, December 06, 2012 | By: Valkyrie Ice
Alright, it’s been awhile since I’ve covered the subject I started my writing career on, VR, and I thought I’d do a short recap article to see how far things have come. My first 3 part article, found HERE, HERE, and HERE, illustrated quite a few technologies that… Continue Reading
Posted: Wed, December 05, 2012 | By: Amon Kalkin
Hello. My name is Amon Kalkin. I am a Futurist and Transhumanist philosopher, and I have a vision for a re-invigorated Futurist/Transhumanist/Pro-Technology community that may interest you, and the members of your organization. If you have any thoughts or questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at:… Continue Reading
Posted: Wed, December 05, 2012 | By: Hank Pellissier
Humanity has been pissing away a hugely important personal fluid. It’s a liquid we demean as “waste” and regard as disgusting, but research in the last month has unveiled it - again - as immensely important, medically and environmentally.
I’m talking about Pee. Urine. Our hot salty private spray that we… Continue Reading
Posted: Wed, December 05, 2012 | By: Marios Kyriazis
Two existing evolutionary replicators are genes and memes. These operate within the body and mind respectively. It is proposed that, with the realisation of the Global Brain (GB), there could be a novel corresponding replicator, using as its vehicle the human brain, and acting across the sub-structures of the GB.… Continue Reading
Posted: Wed, December 05, 2012 | By: Leo Igwe
According to Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, “Fear created the gods, and fear preserves them, fear in bygone ages of wars, pestilence, earthquakes and nature gone berserk, fear of acts of God. Fear today of the equally blind forces of backwardness and rapacious capital.”
Sadly this saying was true of… Continue Reading
Posted: Tue, December 04, 2012 | By: Max More
Proponents of superlongevity (indefinitely extended life spans) have been making their case for the possibility and desirability of this change in the human condition for decades. For just as long, those hearing the arguments for superlongevity have deployed two or three unchanging, unrelenting responses. The question: “But what would we… Continue Reading
Posted: Tue, December 04, 2012 | By: Natasha Vita-More
The current socio-political discussion on transhumanism concerns human use of NBIC  technologies and sciences to enhance human biology and to radically extend human life. I address this concern by bringing art and design into the discussion.
Artists and designers have been altering the human form — perceptually, conceptually and… Continue Reading
Posted: Tue, December 04, 2012 | By: Joern Pallensen
[editor’s note: Joern Pallensen is a clever writer from Denmark who promotes transhumanism and Free Speech on his blog Transhumanisten.com. He’s written previously here about the “Blue Brain Project” and he’s participated in the “Draw Muhammed Day” in his homeland. He’s entering our Longevity Meme Contest with two entries that… Continue Reading
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