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Arch Mission – Humanity’s Backup Plan

THE MEMORY OF HUMANITY The Arch Mission Foundation is a non-profit organization that maintains a backup of planet Earth, designed to continuously preserve and disseminate humanity’s most important knowledge across time and space. The Arch Mission Foundation is preserving the… Continue Reading →

PLANTSAT1 – Simulated Martian Environment

One of our favorite projects at the Transhuman House is PlantSat1 – Growing a plant in space simulating Mars conditions. “PlantSat is a contribution to the ongoing human efforts of exploring, understanding and eventually colonizing Mars. Its goal is to… Continue Reading →

Volunteer to Help Build Artificial General Intelligence based on Human-like Emotions

Essentially, we are asking for volunteers to be part of one or two of three groups that will help us conduct a cognitive function high-level study of a type of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) based on a cognitive architecture termed… Continue Reading →

Help Develop Artificial General Intelligence

(Provo) The AGI Laboratory in Provo Utah is conducting a study related to a feasibility study of comparing human intelligence versus prototype Artificial General Intelligence cognitive architectures in this case around human-mediated AGI cognitive architectures designed to create models for teaching independent AGI systems. … Continue Reading →

Is Time an Illusion? Gray Scott – FUTURISTIC NOW

Gray Scott produces great content now and then and this particular video is interesting.  From the video Description: “#Futurist Gray Scott – FUTURISTIC NOW – Is time an illusion? Newsletter – Text “GrayScott” to 474747 to get alerts from Gray… Continue Reading →

Book Review: Tales of the Turning Church

(Hungary) Giulio Prisco just released a book titled, “Tales of the Turing Church”.  The paper version of the book is oversized but is a significant contribution to books on transhumanist topics.  Certainly the best book on the more philosophical elements… Continue Reading →

Dialog, Social Futurism and a Zero State Condition

Dr. Twyman developed the idea of social futurism which can be characterized as the idea of using technology to solve social problems.  Dr. Twyman has tried two variations to drive interest in the community as well as some political efforts… Continue Reading →

The Independent Core Observer Model Computational Theory of Consciousness and the Mathematical model for Subjective Experience

Abstract: This paper outlines the Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Theory of Consciousness defined as a computational model of consciousness that is objectively measurable and an abstraction produced by a mathematical model where the subjective experience of the system is only… Continue Reading →

Foundation Retreat VC Pitch Deck and Business Plan

An Altruistic Business, an institute, a museum of the future as we design it and a new home for the transhuman house… all of this is the part of the following ‘business’ plan. One of our most exciting projects is… Continue Reading →

Robotics and AI Can Enhance Human Capabilities

Striving for perfection is a universal characteristic found in human nature. Although we’re far from perfect, technological innovations have improved our lives in so many ways, and thanks to medical advances, we live longer than our ancestors. Not only did… Continue Reading →

Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Theory of Consciousness as Implemented in the ICOM Cognitive Architecture and the Associated Consciousness Measures

Abstract: This paper articulates the fundamental theory of consciousness used in the Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) research program and the consciousness measures as applied to ICOM systems and their uses in context including defining of the basic assumptions for… Continue Reading →

The Future Of In-Ear Headphones… Literally

In 2013 news broke that Rich Lee, body modification and music enthusiast, implanted magnets into each tragus to be able to listen to music without external headphones. The technology needed a homemade chunky necklace that “creates a magnetic field causing the implant… Continue Reading →

Architecting the Future 2019

The Foundation, Transhumanity.net, The Transhuman House, ZS and more… what is in store for 2019?  It will all be part of the plan… The past year has had a lot of ups and downs.  From the success of the AI… Continue Reading →

You Could Be a Von Neuman Probe…

Seeing all this advanced nanite self-evolving technology all around us all the time has always bothered me a touch or at least kept me thinking about it now and then.  It is sort of a break from my AI research… Continue Reading →

(preview) Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Theory of Consciousness as Implemented in the ICOM Cognitive Architecture and the Associated Consciousness Measures

(2019) Submitted and Passed Peer review – AAAI Symposia 2019 at Stanford: (http://diid.unipa.it/roboticslab/consciousai/) Abstract:   This paper articulates the fundamental theory of consciousness used in the Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) research program and the consciousness measures as applied to ICOM… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Litigation

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are gaining more attention as days pass. Aside from the advantages that cryptocurrencies have like anonymity and easy international transactions, people are enticed by the fact that it can become a good investment. Apart from trading bitcoins for cash, you… Continue Reading →

Future Grind – Ep. 28 – The State of Transhumanist Politics with Gennady Stolyarov II

In this installment of the Future Grind podcast host Ryan O’Shea sits down with Gennady Stolyarov II, Chairman of the US Transhumanist Party. Gennady took the reins of the Transhumanist Party when the organization’s founder, Zoltan Istvan, stepped down after… Continue Reading →

AI, VR, & Mars Colonization

When younger generations imagine what it must have been like to live through the first space race, and the initial excitement over the concept of a moon landing, they might compare it to the present day. Seemingly over the past… Continue Reading →

Introduction to the Intelligence Value Argument (IVA) Ethical Model for Artificial General Intelligence

The Intelligence Value Argument (IVA) states that, “ethically”, a fully Sapient and Sentient Intelligence is of equal value regardless of the underlying substrate which it operates on, meaning a single fully Sapient and Sentient software system has the same moral… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series E11 – Omega: An Architecture for AI Unification

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Omega: An Architecture for AI Unification. Authored By Eray Özkural. Abstract: We introduce the open-ended, modular, self-improving… Continue Reading →

Technological unemployment rolls on with the arrival of autonomous long-haul trucks.

A recurring theme we witness as our technological progress continues is the inevitable loss of jobs formerly performed by human beings. It has been a frequent part of our lives since we first invented the wheel. This one will have… Continue Reading →

As Scientists Gene Edit Dogs, What Does This Mean For Humans?

With the news that 300,000 boys across the globe are living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), scientists have been genetically editing dogs in the hope that it will help humans who have a muscular condition. The practice isn’t without controversy, but the benefits… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series Episode 4: Feasibility Study and Practical Applications Using Independent Core Observer Model AGI Systems for Behavioral Modification in Recalcitrant Populations.

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Todays paper is titled: Feasibility Study and Practical Applications Using Independent Core Observer Model AGI Systems for Behavioral Modification in Recalcitrant… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series Episode 3 – Implementing a Seed Safe/Moral Motivational System with the ICOM

Peer reviewed by Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures Association or BICA 2016 in New York City and Procedia Computer Science. Authored By David Kelley and Mark Waser. Abstract: Arguably, the most important questions about machine intelligences revolve around how they will… Continue Reading →

How AI Will Make Our Roads Safer

Road safety is still a major issue in the US, as the number of road accidents have barely decreased over the last 12 months. The National Safety Council estimated that 40,100 vehicle fatalities occurred in 2017, which isn’t much of an… Continue Reading →

Biohacking the Body to Produce Brown Fat

“Biohacking is a fairly new practice that could lead to major changes in our life. You could it call citizen or do-it-your-self biology. It takes place in small labs — mostly non-university — where all sorts of people get together… Continue Reading →

Feasibility Study and Practical Applications Using Independent Core Observer Model AGI Systems for Behavioral Modification in Recalcitrant Populations

This paper articulates the results of a feasibility study and potential impact of the theoretical usage and application of an Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) based Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) system and demonstrates the basis for why similar systems are… Continue Reading →

The Transhumanist Art Collection at the Transhuman House

One of the great things we have been able to at the Transhuman House is the building of a Transhuman Art Collection.  While some are prints a lot of it is original works of art.  A lot of the work is… Continue Reading →

(Press) Enlightenment Transhumanist Association Registered in Nigeria

(Nigeria, Africa) this is a press release sent to Transhumanity.net, we do not know the validity; per say, but seems harmless and if true is great and we wish them the best.  What is important to note that as a… Continue Reading →

A CEO who sold his company for $800 million has helped build 4 $1 billion companies — here’s why he thinks investors should get in early on one of tech’s unsexy, neglected markets

“Bryan Johnson of Braintree announces OS Fund II. OS Fund is the next generation of impact investing, supporting entrepreneurs combining science and technology (deep tech) to address problems on a global scale. VENICE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 7, 2018– Bryan Johnson and… Continue Reading →

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