Gian Volpicelli

death

This Transhumanist Records Everything Around Him So His Mind Will Live Forever

Russian transhumanist Alexey Turchin records audio, video, and EEG brain scans in a bid for digital immortality.
Gian Volpicelli
6.21.16
Drugs

Researchers Are Gathering Pee From Nightclub Toilets to Track Drug Use

Collecting wastewater direct from the source can help researchers identify the latest new psychoactive substances.
Gian Volpicelli
3.25.16
Sports

After Sharapova Revelation, Nootropics Sites Say Demand for Meldonium Is Surging

"As a joke we now call mildronate ‘the Sharaponate.’"
Gian Volpicelli
3.11.16
uk

Why Transhumanists Are Angry About the UK’s New Drug Law

The UK Transhumanist Party calls for nootropics, or "smart drugs," to be exempted from an upcoming ban on psychoactive substances.
Gian Volpicelli
2.8.16
Perfect Worlds

How Lucid Dreaming Lets Dreamers Rehearse for Real Life

It's the brain's own virtual reality.
Gian Volpicelli
5.8.15
Goodbye Meatbags

Hollywood's Post-Biological Future, Where Actors Can Perform After Death

3D digital models can perform posthumously.
Gian Volpicelli
4.14.15
Photography

Drones That Can See in Augmented Reality

One company is combining AR with drones to get a drone's-eye view of what's not really there.
Gian Volpicelli
4.2.15
uk

A Transhumanist Plans to Run for Office in the UK

Transhumanist Party UK leader Amon Twyman plans to run as an independent candidate in May.
Gian Volpicelli
3.27.15
death

Buying Immortality With Bitcoins

How transhumanism and cryptocurrency go hand-in-hand.
Gian Volpicelli
3.19.15
death

Don't Have a Real Cadaver to Practice Surgery On? Try Virtual Reality

I wore an Oculus Rift to watch a surgeon lancing some chap’s bowels open.
Gian Volpicelli
3.16.15
The Building Blocks of Everything

Brain Implants Are Here, If Only We Knew What to Make Them Out Of

Not too hard but not too soft—scientists are trying to find the perfect material to implant in your brain.
Gian Volpicelli
3.10.15
machines

Solving Online Activism's Astroturfing Problem With Bitcoin Tech

BitVote wants to help add legitimacy to online campaigns.
Gian Volpicelli
3.4.15
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