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Why Transhumanism Needs More Positive Science Fiction Writers (opinion)

In the modern Age of Accelerating Returns, more commonly known as the information age, the rate of technological growth is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Never before in the history of humanity has technological growth shown itself so clearly to… Continue Reading →

160 – His Dark Materials: Narnia, Fillory, and Coming of Age in the Multiverse, with Stephen Hershey & Kynthia Brunette

t’s time for humankind to grow up — but it might also be more important than ever that we reconnect with our inner children and play like our lives depend on it (because they do). And so, given the in-progress BBC/HBO… Continue Reading →

You Could Be a Von Neuman Probe…

Seeing all this advanced nanite self-evolving technology all around us all the time has always bothered me a touch or at least kept me thinking about it now and then.  It is sort of a break from my AI research… Continue Reading →

ZS updates #1

This is the first in a series of articles giving you news on developments within the Zero State (ZS).   A Work In Progress We just concluded the weekly Cloud Nine meeting on the ZS Discord server, in which we… Continue Reading →

Naive Faith versus Naive Realism

As I mentioned in an earlier TNET article (“Must H+ ALWAYS be Optimistic?”), I take issue with “painfully superficial and/or literal criticism of religion, mythology, and the arts”. I would like to take this opportunity to explore what I mean… Continue Reading →

Year’s Best Transhuman SF 2017 Anthology

MISSISSIPPI, November 30th, 2017: C.P. Dunphey, critically acclaimed author of Plane Walker and editor of the bestselling Year’s Best Body Horror 2017 Anthology and Hinnom Magazine¸ has collected 25+ stories from the best up-and-coming authors in science fiction for Gehenna… Continue Reading →

Deneb IV Chronicles, Part 2 (SciFi)

“In my mind ‘Science Fiction’ is an important part of the process of visualizing possible futures thus helping shape that future building process.  As such especially hard fact based science fiction is important to the process of futurism and for… Continue Reading →

Another Review: The Transhumanist Wager

The few books I read tend to circle around values. Two such books, among the very best I’ve ever read, are Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance, and We by Yevgeny Zamyatin. Just yesterday, I finished reading… Continue Reading →

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