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Archive for the ‘Physical Enhancement’ Category

Editor's Blog

March 6, 2014

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.

May 24, 2013

Could human exploration beyond the Solar System imply the need of upgrading our human condition? Back in 1960, a study by Manfred E. Clynes and Nathan S. Kline called Cyborgs and Space was centered already in the idea of altering some bodily functions of the space
traveler to meet the requirements of extraterrestrial environments because, according to the writers it would be more logical than providing an earthly environment for him in space.

January 18, 2013

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

December 13, 2012

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine are testing the first "brain pacemaker", a device which provides for deep brain stimulation, for Alzheimer's patients.

November 9, 2012

Human enhancement and the future of work is a recently issued report destined to become a landmark in the history of Transhumanism and specifically human enhancement research.

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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