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Launching the Church of Transhumanism

(2 MAR 2017) Seattle, WA – Amal DT Graffstra CEO of DangeriousThings.com launches a campaign on gofundme to start a ‘Transhumanist Church’.  While this is not a uni-formally supported idea and goes outside of the more academic areas of the… Continue Reading →

Transhuman National Committee 2017 Convention (Sunday, 12th March)

Now accepting nominations for all executive committee roles and agenda items for the 2017 Convention including platform policy planks.   please contact the TNC Chair at: david@ArtificialGeneralIntelligenceInc.com   You can sign up for the 2017 Convention here:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transhuman-national-committee-virtual-convention-2017-tickets-32404535839  … Continue Reading →

Extreme Futures and Technology Forecasting Work Group – Winter 2017 (March 11th, Provo, Utah)

EFTF and the EFTF Manual is a TNC (Transhuman National Committee) Fundraiser. Get Tickets Here for the Saturday March 11th in Provo, Utah: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extreme-futures-and-technology-forecasting-work-group-winter-2017-tickets-28855253841  This is a work group that will be an all day workshop on the EFTF book and… Continue Reading →

(press) Artificial General Intelligence Inc.’s Response to IEEE’s “Ethically Aligned Design – A vision for prioritizing Human Wellbeing with Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems”

Overall, the kind of thinking behind the aforementioned document released by IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers) has a negative impact on the industry leading to increased fear and potentially slowing the development of critical technology that should be… Continue Reading →

State of the Transhuman National Committee 2017

2016 has been a long year for me personally but a great year in terms of progress in making the success of the TNC possible.  The TNC is an important part of my vision for where we as transhumanists need… Continue Reading →

Fight Discrimination Against Transhumanists

One of the big dangers of the ever increasing ideological divide in the United States is that transhumanist’s will be targeted and discriminated against.  Being targeted over ones children because of being a transhumanists is a rights issue that is… Continue Reading →

(press) Artificial General Intelligence Inc. creates AI system with Complex Emotional Subjective Experience

SEATTLE, Nov 7, 2016 – Artificial General Intelligence Inc. [1] researchers have created a software system with complex emotional subjective experience – a groundbreaking achievement that includes a subconscious landscape based on the Plutchik emotional model [2]. Moreover, the company’s… Continue Reading →

[press] The TNC 2016 Election Finding of Fact

While the Transhuman National Committee (TNC) has been working on the formation and legal structures to provide the TNC with the legal foundation for moving forward as well as the policy and platform development the board has done some research… Continue Reading →

EFTF Attendee’s will become named authors of the Extreme Futures Technology and Forecasting Journal 2016 edition

At the upcoming EFTF being used to raise funds for the TNC and creating a transhuman political lobby in DC we are adding a new feature to the EFTF even that includes creating a book. So that means EFTF Attendee’s… Continue Reading →

Critical Nature of Emotions in Artificial General Intelligence (IEET)

Key Nature of AGI Behavior and Behavioral Tuning in the Independent Core Observer Model Cognitive Architecture Based Systems Abstract: This paper reviews the key factors driving the Independent Core Observer Model Cognitive Architecture for Artificial General Intelligence specific to modeling emotions… Continue Reading →

TNC Fundraising Event Oct 22nd San Francisco – Extreme Futures Technology and Forecasting Conference Partnership

The TNC (Transhuman National Committee) is doing its initial fund raising through a partnership with EFTF (Extreme Futures Technology and Forecasting Conference) coming to San Francisco on Saturday Oct 22nd.  Proceeds from the event will help fund an office in… Continue Reading →

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

On October 14-15, 2016, the NYU Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness in conjunction with the NYU Center for Bioethics will host a conference on “The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence”. Speakers and panelists will include: Nick Bostrom (Future of Humanity Institute), Meia Chita-Tegmark (Future of Life Institute), Mara… Continue Reading →

Vote for IEET’s Managing Director’s Scholarship Competition

IEET Managing Director and T.Net Affiliate Scholar Steven Umbrello has entered a photo competition in order to be entered to win a scholarship for his graduate studies. In order to help him make the shortlist you can follow the link… Continue Reading →

Human By Design Conference in NYC – Aug

CNN’S COURAGEOUS BRAND STUDIO TO PRODUCE CONFERENCE ON HUMAN AUGMENTATION: HUMAN BY DESIGN Square Enix aligns with first-of-its-kind event to explore the intersection of technology and humanity at the Paley Center for Media in August 2016 NEW YORK – June… Continue Reading →

Exosphere Academy Scholarship Program

Help us send students to the Exosphere or sign up your self.  donate here: DONATE The Exosphere Academy program is both about gaining skills while simultaneously exchanging experiences, knowledge, working and collaborating with participants from around the world looking to do… Continue Reading →

Extreme Future Tech Fest Summer 2016 – Call for Speakers and Papers

EFTF is a tech conference focused on emerging technology trends, across the tech sector. It covers the latest in emerging technology, the topics related to those trends but also social impact and emerging societal changes and where we are going… Continue Reading →

New Fathom Neural Compute Stick [press]

Press Release – The world’s first discrete deep learning accelerator. A standalone, ultra-low power neural network compute accelerator inside a standard USB stick. See it first at the Embedded Vision Summit in Santa Clara, CA, May 2-4. Movidius is pleased… Continue Reading →

Northwestern Discovers Possible Cure for Allergies [press]

NANOPARTICLE ACTS LIKE TROJAN HORSE TO HALT ASTHMA New technology also can be used to turn off peanut and other food allergies April 18, 2016 | by Marla Paul CHICAGO — In an entirely new approach to treating asthma and… Continue Reading →

Bioquark Inc. and Revita Life Sciences Receive IRB Approval for First-In-Human Brain Death Study [press]

PHILADELPHIA PA (PRWEB) APRIL 20, 2016 Bioquark, Inc., (http://www.bioquark.com) a company focused on the development of novel biologics for complex regeneration and disease reversion, and Revita Life Sciences, (http://revitalife.co.in) a biotechnology company focused on translational therapeutic applications of autologous stem… Continue Reading →

Genetic Engineering Shows Aging Can be Reversed [press]

“FIRST GENE THERAPY SUCCESSFUL AGAINST HUMAN AGING American woman gets biologically younger after gene therapies Elizabeth Parrish, CEO of Bioviva USA Inc. has become the first human being to be successfully rejuvenated by gene therapy, after her own company’s experimental… Continue Reading →

Virtual Reality meets NASA

Space is an absolute dream for many of us. Very few countries have a Space program. In the countries that do, very few people ever become astronauts or cosmonauts. Those who do become astronauts, few get the opportunity to go… Continue Reading →

Extreme Future Tech Fest – Sprint 2016 in Seattle May 14th

EFTF is a tech conference focused on emerging technology trends, across the tech sector. It covers the latest in emerging technology, the topics related to those trends but also social impact and emerging societal changes and where we are going… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

[press] Official Statement to the TNC Convention 2016 by Lincoln Cannon

“I support the Transhuman National Committee in its goal to influence governance in the United States of America on behalf of Transhumanists in a democratic manner, reflecting our diversity, and with secular neutrality toward traditional and emerging cultures. I also… Continue Reading →

[press] Official Statement to the TNC Convention 2016 by Dr. Amon Twyman

[TPG] STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE (US) TRANSHUMAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE The following is an open letter being read as an address at the (US) Transhuman National Committee convention on 27th February 2016: My name is Amon Twyman, and I am… Continue Reading →

[Press] Official Summary of the TNC Convention 02016

The Official Summary of the TNC Convention for 2016 includes: The new official Board of directors includes: The Executive Committee: Chairperson: David J Kelley Vice Chair: John Warren Technology Chair: Mark Waser Social Media Chair: B.j. Murphy Compliance Chair: Daniel… Continue Reading →

[press] Official Statement to the TNC Convention 02016 by David Brin

It is, of course, wise and beneficial to peer ahead for potential dangers and problems — one of the central tasks of high-end science fiction. Alas, detecting that a danger lurks is easier than prescribing solutions that can prevent it…. Continue Reading →

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