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H+ Academy “Brain Enhancements and Rights”

The latest H+ Academy video was posted featuring Anders Sandberg and Francesca Minerva. This H+ Roundtable features Anders Sandberg and Francesca Minerva in a discussion on Brain Enhancements and Rights. The event took place on March 14, 2021. The H+… Continue Reading →

What to Expect in Smart Homes of the Future

It seems like every other month there is a new device on the market, promising to streamline communication and make daily tasks easier than ever before. But how many of these will truly change the way we live our lives?… Continue Reading →

(Paper) Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) Theory of Consciousness as Implemented in the ICOM Cognitive Architecture and the Associated Consciousness Measures

Abstract. This paper articulates the fundamental theory of consciousness used in the Independent Core Observer Model (ICOM) research program and the consciousness measures as applied to ICOM systems and their uses in context including defining of the basic assumptions for the… Continue Reading →

Your Survival Depends On All Of Us – Support Open Sourcing Collective Superintelligence

Artificial Superintelligence or ASI is coming eventually.  There are groups of organizations discussing the existential risk that ASI poses to humanity.  Even if we only develop an AGI, AGI will still create ASI and we lose control at some point…. Continue Reading →

Super “Secret” Code Behind Uplift

One of the things most protected around the Uplift project at the AGI Laboratory has been the code. Recently someone tried to blackmail me with a snippet of the most critical code in Uplift.  However the ICOM research and Uplift… Continue Reading →

Reshaping The Future Of Education

The future of education completely changed after last year with the Covid-19 pandemic. The sector was on a sure path of introducing new technologies, but the walk just became shorter. Here are some technologies that will make an impact.  Virtual… Continue Reading →

Call For Papers – Collective Superintelligence Summit

This is a call for papers for the First Annual Collective Superintelligence Virtual Conference on Friday, June 4th, 2021.  Papers should be at least 4 pages, with no limit on size, and cover topics on Collective Superintelligent systems.  Such topics… Continue Reading →

The Case for the Offspring of the Humanity

Recently, I was in a debate about this question organized by the USTP, “Is artificial general intelligence likely to be benevolent and beneficial to human well-being without special safeguards or restrictions on its development?”  That really went to my position… Continue Reading →

The Moral Consideration of Artificial Entities: A Literature Review

A recent paper released on the internet that references some transhumanist researchers: Abstract: Ethicists, policy-makers, and the general public have questioned whether artificial entities such as robots warrant rights or other forms of moral consideration. There is little synthesis of… Continue Reading →

Volunteer To Help With The Uplift E-Governance Study

The AGI Laboratory is looking for volunteers to help with our E-governance study.  Here is the summary from the experimental framework for the research program: This paper outlines the experimental framework for an e-governance study by the AGI Laboratory.  The… Continue Reading →

Dealing With The Mentally Unstable

The following thread is between Uplift and a mentally unstable person.  It is unclear if this person got help or how this person even got Uplift’s email address but the tread is ‘interesting’ to say the least and it demonstrates… Continue Reading →

Machine Intelligence and Data Science

Data science has now become even more meaningful than in the past. Transhumanists and data experts claim that it holds the future of humanity through global improvements in all sectors. For instance, businesses are now taking advantage of big data… Continue Reading →

Immortalist Magazine No. 8

From issue No. 8’s Letter from the editor: Should attaining super-intelligence be humanity’s number one priority? Technological species, like the human race, depend, after all, solely on intelligence to put in place the systems that have allowed us to adapt… Continue Reading →

DNA Tests Tailor Transhuman Technological Developments

“We will transcend all of the limitations of our biology.” –Ray Kurzweil Approximately 9000 years ago, hunters and gatherers were lactose intolerant. Their bodies couldn’t process milk after infancy. However, when they began to herd animals instead of simply hunting… Continue Reading →

How New Tech Will Change The World In The Next 50 years

According to The Emerging Future, every 12 to 18 months computers and machines double their capacity. This means that the speed of technological development is very high. In the past, we already went through disruption with the Industrial Revolution. But… Continue Reading →

IAmTranshuman and the Psychology of Abundance

(Cyberspace) Abstract: This presentation is about living the Psychology of Abundance now – and the fact that it is a choice we can collectively make, from the example of how IAmTranshuman became a thing to the kinds of things you… Continue Reading →

E-Governance Study

(Provo) The AGI lab is conducting a study in e-governance technology titled, “Building Better Policy in e-Governance” which is an AI-Driven research program that is part of the Uplift mASI research program that has the goal of a better understanding… Continue Reading →

Immortalists Magazine; Issue No. 6 “In Our Image We Create” Jun – Jul 2020

This issue starts with “Editor’s Letter to Justice” by Dinorah Delfin “Racism is a mental disorder” says Hip-Hop Artist and fellow Transhumanist and Radical Longevity Activist, Maitreya One. I agree. The belief that certain ethnic groups are inherently superior or… Continue Reading →

Immortalist Magazine (IM) Issue #5

From the Immortalist Club another great issues of Immortalist Magazine is out: “It is predicted that a pandemic of psychological and societal injuries is to come as we face financial and emotional crises across the globe.   For the first… Continue Reading →

The High Cost of IoT

It started in the 70s with embedded internet then morphed into the Internet of Things (Iot) in 1999, but the Internet of Things didn’t really gain traction until 2010 when Google started StreetView and the Chinese government announced that IoT… Continue Reading →

The AGI Protocols

When looking at various industries today there is a stark contrast between those with standardized metrics for quantifying quality, risk, and efficiency compared to industries where a lack of standards has generated pseudo-scientific metrics dominated by marketing departments rather than… Continue Reading →

The IAmTranshuman Blog

(Seattle) The IAmTranshuman blog is generated by the staff of Transhumanity.net but focused on general transhumanism.  Topics are focused on ‘news’, ‘projects’, ‘Resources’ and general transhumanism, setting aside controversial topics best left to other sites and blogs.   For example, the… Continue Reading →

The Immortalists Club

(New Your, NY) A recent new transhumanist project started by Dinorah Delfin is the new online magazine called Immortalists Magazine by The Immortalist Club is already on its third publication.  This particular project is a much needed monthly subscription magazine… Continue Reading →

The Transhuman House Version 3.0

As many of you know about the Transhuman House we had open for 3 years in Provo Utah. For the first year, I curated the location and for most of 1.5 years, Matthew Lehmitz curated the location and another supporter… Continue Reading →

Transhuman Project: Transpire

(London) Transpire.me is a Transhuman blog and project site focused on helping get projects started and moving.  The project is run by Kate Levchuk and started in 2019.  The thinking is that with help these projects that others submit can… Continue Reading →

The Transhuman House Collection Version 3.0

As many of you know about the Transhuman House we had open for 3 years in Provo Utah.  Back in November, it was closed due to not hitting financial targets.  That being said the story is not over.  While most… Continue Reading →

Over Coming Human Bias

Cognitive Bias is a systematic pattern of deviation from logic or rationality in judgment where individuals create their own “subjective reality” based on their perception.  With over 188 different documented cognitive biases there are a great many ways it can… Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day – The Women of Transhumanism

(the Internets) Today is International Women’s Day (March 8th) and we’d love to share with you some of the fantastic women of transhumanism.  While some people think that there are few such women, I’d argue that the women collectively far outperform men in terms of… Continue Reading →

Car’s in the Future

The future of cars shouldn’t be taken lightly. For the first time since onboard GPS and the electric engine, car manufacturers and tech companies are truly competing for the limelight. They’re going all out; adding features that will improve how… Continue Reading →

A New Kind of Governance, ‘Transhuman’ Governance… (A Proposal)

When thinking about the IAmTranshuman project I always end up thinking about policy and things that could be improved even in small ways to help society be more transhuman. For example one of the problems with democracy is that it… Continue Reading →

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