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Humanity+ @ London, January 29th – Theories and Possibilities for the future of humanity

Humanity+ @ London, January 29th – Theories and Possibilities for the future of humanity

People who are new to Humanity+ and to transhumanist thought in general might well be under the impression that the H+ movement is primarily an American beast.  Optimism with regard to the future seems to be part of the American psyche, so I was surprised when I learned that H+ began its existence as the World Transhumanist Association, founded in the UK by philosophers David Pearc...

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An Interview with the Inventor of the Personal Assistant Lifeform

Valkyrie Ice: Hi there! This is Valkyrie Ice, your host succubus for "Conversations with a Demon-ted Mind!"  It's the holiday season here in 2020, so today I have a treat for you!  We have Mr. X in our virtual den today to discuss the PAL 9000, this holiday's hottest gotta have gadget!  Welcome Mr. X!

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Is Precognition Real? Cornell University Lab Releases Powerful New Evidence that the Human Mind can Perceive the Future

Is Precognition Real? Cornell University Lab Releases Powerful New Evidence that the Human Mind can Perceive the Future

According to today’s conventional scientific wisdom, time flows strictly forward — from the past to the future through the present.  We can remember the past, and we can predict the future based on the past (albeit imperfectly) — but we can’t perceive the future. But if the recent data from the lab of Prof. Daryl Bem at Cornell University is correct, conventional sc...

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Ice Water In Your Veins… Will it Keep You Alive?

Ice Water In Your Veins… Will it Keep You Alive?

Hasan Alam and his team at Massachussets General Hospital in Boston have reported success in saving lives of animals suffering from critical injuries by pumping ice-cold fluid into their veins.   According to an article in England’s Daily Mail, “Dr Alam has successfully performed his 'suspended animation' technique in operations on hundreds of pigs and now hopes to begin test...

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Fear Factor: NY Times Cover Story on Scary AI

The John Markoff article reports on a meeting organized by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence under  the guidance of Microsoft researcher Eric Horvitz.  The article says that "The meeting on artificial intelligence could be pivotal to the future of the field."

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