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Super-Cyborgs: The Future of Human Enhancement

A festival of athletic, artistic and scientific visitations from the future featuring theatre, improvisation, interactive experiences, design prototypes, & multimedia performances! Future sports won’t be a battle of humans vs. robots, but natural vs. enhanced athletes, researchers say. Gone are the days… Continue Reading →

Nanobots for Dinner – Preparing for the Technological Singularity – Book Review

Now you don’t normally see ‘book’ reviews on Transhumanity.net and further probably not  ‘children’s’ book reviews and in fact now that I think about it this is only the second time ever.  What is cool is that now there is… 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 →

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 →

Live Streaming – EFTF Winter 02016

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Extreme Futures Tech Fest – Fall 2015

Transhumanity.net in partnership with The Foundation Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT) Redmond, WA   Extreme Futures Tech Fest – Fall 2015 EFTF is a tech conference focused on emerging technology trends, across the tech… Continue Reading →

C. S. Lewis Denounced Transhumanism in 1945

“Dreams of the far future destiny of man were dragging up from its shallow and unquiet grave the old dream of man as god…” – C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength, 1945 The fact that a technocratic system of government is… Continue Reading →

For Life’s Sake, Join the Movement for Indefinite Life Extension

There are many groups working toward indefinite life extension. They put in a lot of work and lead the way down the paths toward the goal. All of them have one thing in common: they are part of the overall… Continue Reading →

Let A Hundred Futures Bloom

Mention the word “transhumanism” to most of my friends, and they will assume you mean uploading people into a computer. Transcendence typically connotes an escape from the trappings of this world — from the frailty of our bodies, the evolutionary… Continue Reading →

Transhuman Superpowers and Longevity

A conference on “Transhuman Superpowers and Longevity” will be held at Humanist Hall in Oakland, on July 12, 2015, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Speakers will talk about our radical future, with copious time for Q & A’s and audience… Continue Reading →

Immortality 101

Fairy tale immortality, whereby you drink an elixir and there, you’re indestructible, is a fool’s errand. It comes from a simplistic and sometimes anthropomorphic view of death: picturing it as a man who takes souls, who you can somehow evade… Continue Reading →

PESSIMISM AMONG THE SINGULARITARIANS: IS IT A BAD THING?

Have you heard? Robots are coming and they are going to steal our jobs! I expect you have heard rumors to that effect, because the tech news seems positively awash with reports of automation replacing shop assistants, cooks, and much… Continue Reading →

The Long Road Towards Efficient Solar Power

One of the most popular forms of non-renewable energy has always been solar power, and why not? Its use emits few hazardous byproducts, obtains energy from something that won’t go away any time soon, and is comparatively non-invasive. So, why… Continue Reading →

Introducing the Singularity Index – A Market Index focused on the Companies helping drive us towards Singularity

Introducing the Singularity Index. The Singularity Index (also referred to as the SI) is part of a statistical approach to looking at market trends, as it relates to relative motion in the market, towards or away from ‘Singularity’. As the… Continue Reading →

Remembering the 1950s-60s Futurists: What Went Wrong?

Futurism in the United States properly began during the late ‘50s, and took off—as one might guess —in the ‘60s with the Gemini space program and its ten manned flights. Then came Apollo. With Apollo, futurism became respectable; unfortunately with… Continue Reading →

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