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Radical Life Extension Leadership by Natasha Vita-More

Meetings, Conferences, and Festivals In this article, I approach the background of radical life extension and historical events that brought people together to explore ideas and share knowledge. I focus on influencers of the science, technology, philosophy, and psychology of life extension. I highlight events that fostered our growing community, stemming from groundbreaking conferences to current ...

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ANNOUNCING THE BLOCKCHAIN $5,000 ESSAY PRIZE

ANNOUNCING THE BLOCKCHAIN $5,000 ESSAY PRIZE

$5,000.00 USD will be awarded to the winner. $1,000.000 USD will be awarded to three runner-up papers, one of which could be the final winner. About the Prize: Humanity+, a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization is sponsoring the Blockchain essay prize for papers that cover the topic of “Mutual Benefits of Blockchain and Transhumanism”. Blockchain: a distributed leger technology that are appe...

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Humans for Transparency in Artificial Intelligence

Humans for Transparency in Artificial Intelligence

One thing we can do now is to advocate for the development of AI technology to be as open and transparent as possible -- so that AI is something the whole human race is doing for itself, rather than something being foisted on the rest of the world by one or another small groups. In collaboration with Ethiopian AI firm iCog Labs, we have created an online petition in support of transparent AI.

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Video: International Summit on Human Gene Editing

Video: International Summit on Human Gene Editing

A major component of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine’s Human Gene-Editing Initiative is an international summit to take place December 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Co-hosted with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the U.K.’s Royal Society, the summit will convene experts from around the world to discuss the scientific, ethical, and governance issues as...

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A Logic Named Joe

A Logic Named Joe

A Logic Named Joe is one of the earliest fictional examples of a dangerous emergent artificial intelligence.

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