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Exosphere Academy 2016 – Prepare Yourself For The Creative Economy

“The burning desire to press forward in the face of all opposition, limitless curiosity for learning, the ability to adapt, and the will to shape the world for the better— these are the essential traits of the entrepreneur. In our… Continue Reading →

Death – What Can We Do? [video]

The first presentation after the keynote done by Evan West – The Informed Futurist talking about ad attitude adjustment in how we think of death. Even’s talk on Death and how we can look at it differently talks about the… Continue Reading →

AI Self driving Cars No Moral Dilemma

Artificial intelligence debate is flawed at the core. Here is one quick fix regarding the deeply flawed lose-lose AI car-crash greater-good scenario. I am addressing research flaws of: Autonomous Vehicles Need Experimental Ethics: Are We Ready for Utilitarian Cars? By… Continue Reading →

Basic Income Fact and Fiction

Basic Income Has Not Been Debunked David Rotman, via Technology Review (11 March 2016), described basic income as a “danger.” David Rotman wrote: “Eduardo Porter […] does an excellent job of debunking this utopian scenario.” On this occasion I won’t… Continue Reading →

Transhuman Debate 2.0 in SF East Bay

IEET is co-sponsoring “Transhuman Debate 2.0” on April 2, 2016, from 12:30 – 4:00pm in Oakland, CA, at Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St, #170 – only 2 blocks from BART. HOW DOES CONSCIOUSNESS ARISE? (1:00 – 1:30) Andres Gomez… Continue Reading →

Modeling Emotions in a Computational System

Emotional Modeling in the Independent Core Observer Model Cognitive Architecture ABSTRACT This paper is an overview of the emotional modeling used in the Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Cognitive Extension Architecture research which is a methodology or software ‘pattern’ for… Continue Reading →

[press] Official Political Platform/Agenda of the Transhuman National Committee (TNC) 02016

[Adopted by the 02016 TNC convention 27 Feb 02016] The following platform is the basis for the TNC’s transhumanist agenda that will be lobbied for in the United States by the TNC. Transhumanist Declaration Policy Plank The TNC starts with… Continue Reading →

A Way to Pay for Global Citizen’s Income: Project Update & Report

Concerning a way to pay for an Unconditional Basic Income that grows instead of fails or remains just enough to relieve severe poverty: A Basic Income project was announced at Transhumanity.net on November 24, 2014.(1) The approach described involves a… Continue Reading →

[Press] Targeting Aging with Metformin (TAME) Global Health Span Policy Institute

Right now, the federal government spends billions each year in medical research seeking to cure one disease at a time – while virtually ignoring the underlying processes that eventually lead to a whole host of fatal diseases. It is estimated… Continue Reading →

Extreme Futures Tech Fest – Winter 2016

This time even better then before EFTF, get your tickets now for Saturday Febuarary 27th in Seattle. Get the Early Bird Tickets Now before the prices goes up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extreme-futures-technology-fest-winter-2016-tickets-20356613178 EFTF is a tech conference focused on emerging technology trends, across… Continue Reading →

For Public Comment: The 21st Century Cures Act

Being evaluated by the TPC currently: The 21st Century Cures Act (House Resolution 6 is a bi-partisan proposal introduced by from Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) and introduced May 19 2015 and assigned to the House Energy and Commerce Committee chaired… Continue Reading →

The State of Transhumanism 02016

By the Interim Chairperson of the Transhuman National Committee of the United States Let us face it, Transhumanism is an Ideology, an ideology about ‘transcending’ our biology, of being more than we are, of being ethically and morally bound to… Continue Reading →

Becoming the First Transhuman: A Call For The Right Stuff

Who will officially be the first transhuman? Will it be you? Why wait decades? This article explains one approach to speeding up the process and also the challenge involved. Defining the Object of the Goal: Although the words ‘cyborg’ and… Continue Reading →

The Coming New Global Mind

Are we evolving into new species with hybrid thinking interlinked into the Global Mind? At what point will the Web may become self-aware? Or is it already? Once our neocortices are seamlessly connected to the Web, how will that feel… Continue Reading →

Holonic understanding of reality

The Universe can be defined in many ways. What is clear is that there are different levels of realities, which are interacting with one another. Matter is arranged in atoms, which taken together turns into molecules. These molecules arrange themselves… Continue Reading →

LEAF Completes Its First Crowdfunded Project

LEAF already completed its first crowdfunded research project, reaching 154% of its goal. We are now gearing up for another, but to do it we need further reach to like minded people. Please like this page and make a request… Continue Reading →

Double-Edged Absurdity

I wish Ray Kurzweil would cease his waffling about a supposed “double-edged sword.” It’s a silly notion he utters in almost every interview.   Whoops I’ve sliced my fingers off on the sword-edge of my keyboard typing this. Technology isn’t… Continue Reading →

Brain Health Investment via Sugar Consumption Cost Redistribution

Although the overall trends regarding the consumption of added sugars as decreased from 1999-2007, the overall mean intake of added sugars continues to be an area of concern as they exceed the U.S. Dietary Guidelines on recommended intake. Numerous studies… Continue Reading →

15 Question Zoltan Istvan is Avoiding – why? what are the answers? (opinion)

In early October 2015, a supporter of Zoltan Istvan suggested to the Transhumanist Party Presidential candidate that he should do an “AMA” – Ask Me Anything – to answer questions from the public, and from a group of his criticizers…. Continue Reading →

Transhumanism as a Social Movement and Strategy in Politics, Academia and Government in the United States

It is important when effecting change that we look at the various elements that we need to assess.  Ideally it is my opinion that this be done logically and without emotional baggage but with academic rigor.  This essay is my… Continue Reading →

The Natural Evolution of Prosthetic Technology

With the next installment of the hit video game franchise Deus Ex releasing in early 2016, I believe it is an opportune time to talk about prosthetics and the ethics of cosmetic and functional augmentation. To understand the future of… Continue Reading →

The Institute For Venture Science

I got an invite from a friend of mine, Dr. David Sonntag, to a dinner party locally at the house of a professor at the University of Washington and an invite to a symposium at the private staff club on… Continue Reading →

I Quit the USA Transhumanist Party. Why? Zoltan’s Non-Inclusive Leadership

On September 19th I left, disgruntled, my position as Secretary of the USATranshumanist Party. The next day, I joined the Open Source Party. The two decisions are closely related: they’re about transparency and democracy in government. USA Transhumanist Party doesn’t… Continue Reading →

With Victory in Our Spirit – crowdfunding another life extension research activism opportunity

One of the main reasons for driving as many supporters as possible together at the movement for indefinite life extension page facebook.com/movementforindefinitelifeextension , is so that we have more potential to act as a larger united front. Doing this in these… Continue Reading →

Descartes vs. The Future (opinion)

The human race is rocketing toward an unknown future, every second of every day. As time passes, we as a species push ourselves to not only keep up with all of the changes that passing time brings, but we also… Continue Reading →

Transhuman Policy Center Request for Papers

With the mission of the TPC (Transhuman Policy Center) being to provide nonpartisan guidance to the public, policy makers and electoral candidates on issues that affect legislation, we need help from the transhumanist community to help articulate some of the… Continue Reading →

Pushing the Boundaries: Transhumanism and the next 25 Years

Transhumanism is a relatively new philosophy that believes in the possibility of humans and technology merging to the point of being indistinguishable from one another. Through technology, humans will be able to transcend the current limitations we all have in… Continue Reading →

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation Launches Lifespan.io

New Crowdfunding Platform Bridges Longevity and Aging Researchers with Public Support NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2015 — The Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) officially launches Lifespan.io, an online platform designed to bridge the gap between longevity researchers and the public… Continue Reading →

Transhuman Policy Center Guidelines

The following is the finalized version 1 of the TPC (Transhuman Policy Center) guidelines, the TPC is currently looking at paper submissions as well as policy strategy and road map planning.  Let us know if you want to help admin@transhumanity.net… Continue Reading →

Stoicism in the Post-Singularity Future

De Mente Artificiosa et Philosophia: Stoicism in the Post-Singularity Future By Steven Umbrello & Tina Forsee   Futurists like Ray Kurzweil believe that advancements in the field of artificial intelligence will culminate to a point in the near future to… Continue Reading →

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