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Archive for the ‘Futurism’ Category

Editor's Blog

February 6, 2013

Over the last decade the possibility of innovations in areas such as artificial intelligence or biotechnology contributing to the emergence of a ‘posthuman’ life form has become a focal point of public debate and mainstream artistic concern.

January 28, 2013

Who are you talking to, and what are you trying to tell them? Main points will be the differences between the mass audience vs. the scientist/policy maker audience; and the intended effects of writing realistic futurism, aspirational futurism or dystopian futurism.

January 18, 2013

Ben and Natasha discuss cyborgs, the future of the human body, H+ TV , and Natasha's new book.

January 16, 2013

We need to stop. Take a deep breath. We need to turn our anger into discriminating intelligence and wisdom before it is too late.

January 8, 2013

Wolens film introduces many of the main ideas of Transhumanism and includes face to face interviews with leading thinkers in the field interspersed with informative short animations.

December 12, 2012

The 2012 meme is almost played out. We need a new theme and a new meme.

November 26, 2012

Mindjack.com is an amazing digital time capsule of futurist thinking and writing from the turn of the century.

November 19, 2012

What are the main drivers of change in your field? What does that mean? What type of change do you hope for?

November 17, 2012

Is it ethical to put money and resources into trying to develop technological enhancements for human capabilities, when there are so many alternative well-tested mechanisms available to address pressing problems such as social injustice, poverty, poor sanitation, and endemic disease?

November 15, 2012

How do we write the narratives for the timeframe in which we live? How do we balance between spectacle and a reasonable portrayal of facts? How do we flavor our ideas with enough enticement without inflation? When is a work of art original, or are all ideas open to interpretation?

Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis
January 18th, 2011

Ben Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

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