transhumanism

tech

The Best ‘Westworld’ Episode Yet Explored the Dark Side of Transhumanism

Seeking immortality can lead to fates worse than death.
Matthew Gault
5.14.18
Opinion

I Want to Preserve My Brain So My Mind Can Be Uploaded to a Computer in the Future

A company called Nectome is developing a technology designed to preserve the brain so the human mind can be uploaded to supercomputers in the future.
Giulio Prisco
4.2.18
DNA/IDK

Nobel Winner Kazuo Ishiguro's ‘Never Let Me Go’ Predicted the Gene Editing Debate

On Thursday, Ishiguro won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Ben Richmond
10.5.17
CRISPR

It’s Happening: US Scientists Reportedly Made a Genetically Modified Human Embryo

What now?
Kate Lunau
7.27.17
Opinion

Liberty Might Be Better Served by Doing Away with Privacy

If tech is surveilling us constantly, we need the ability to use it to watch the watchers.
Zoltan Istvan
7.14.17
These Are Not the Droids You're Looking For

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.23.17
Science

The Five Most Revolutionary Scientific Trends to Look Out For In 2017

Neural prosthetics, driverless cars, geoengineering and more.
Zoltan Istvan
12.30.16
Op-Ed

Information Won't Make Us Immortal

A new philosophy that information is the 'Soul 2.0' is gaining momentum online, but it's wishful thinking.
Riccardo Manzotti
12.22.16
DNA

Genetic Editing Could Cause the Next Cold War

If China pursues human genetic enhancement and the US retreats under a conservative government, it could create a divide between the modified and the not, sewing the seeds of global conflict.
Zoltan Istvan
12.13.16
GAMES

This Tabletop Game Forces You To Confront Humanity's Future Threats

The horrors of the future, from nuclear proliferation to plagues, are on full display in Eclipse Phase.
Yael Grauer
12.6.16
politics

Revolutionary Politics Are Necessary for Transhumanism to Succeed

Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan explains his thoughts on how to move forward.
Zoltan Istvan
11.3.16
tv

Why Humanoid Robots Are Invading Our Movies and TV

Between 'Westworld', 'Humans' and last year's 'Ex Machina', the influx of androids is undeniable. But it's not them we fear—it's something about us.
Tom Duggins
11.1.16
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