Optimism

Bigger Than Google

Bigger Than Google

Former Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Peter Torrellas shares his vision for a business opportunity that is bigger than Google: sharing our experiences and emotions.

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Optimism

Optimism

Should we be optimistic? Is optimism rationally justified? Is it practically justified?

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The sofa-larity won’t happen

The sofa-larity won’t happen

Technology can resemble a box of matches in the hands of children. The invention of matches is smart, intelligent, but personal intelligence can take longer to mature. Our cultural intelligence will however catch-up with the smartness of technology.

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Enter the World of the Surrogates

Enter the World of the Surrogates

Ever since I was a kid I have been interested in an episode of Batman The Animated series, in which a fight scene takes place between a robotic version of Bruce Wayne, AKA Batman, called a "duplicant", basically a robot that duplicates a human.

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Time and the Transhuman Condition

Time and the Transhuman Condition

My first action was to begin writing letters to my future self. I can't ever quite convey the humility experienced opening a letter on your 18th birthday that you wrote 10 years prior. As adults we look back at our childhood and consider ourselves to be inferior. Yet our views, so pure and untouched by the later mishmash of growing up, hold an honesty and a directness.

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What is Transhumanism?

What is Transhumanism?

Transhumanism is a positive philosophy about the future based in optimism, rational thinking and the application of science and technology to improve the human condition.

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