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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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