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Transhumanist Anders Sandberg: Embrace Strangeness

Dr. Anders Sandberg is a well known transhumanist, futurist, computational neuroscientist and currently a research fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute in Oxford University. I enjoyed talking to him last time he was on Singularity 1 on 1 and was happy to have… Continue Reading →

Emergence, Reduction & Artificial Intelligence

The concept of emergence is controversial to some – for example Eliezer Yudkowski, who favors reductionism, wrote a critique at Less Wrong (see link below).  Do reductionists often dismiss emergence? Ben formalized emergence in his book ‘The Evolving Mind’ as… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ken Hayworth: Will You Preserve Your Brain?

If the technology existed, would you have your brain preserved? Do you believe your brain is the essence of you? To noted American PhD Neuroscientist and Futurist, Ken Hayworth, the answer is an emphatic, “Yes.” He is currently at the… Continue Reading →

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