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The Transhumanistic Era

The Transhumanistic Era

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission has issued a report that includes a discussion of transhumanism and the "transhumanistic" era.

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Kevin LaGrandeur on Posthumanism and Transhumanism

Kevin LaGrandeur on Posthumanism and Transhumanism

Kevin has provided a typically engaging gloss on the difference between posthumanism and transhumanism over at the IEET site. I don’t fundamentally disagree with his account of transhumanism (though I think he needs to emphasize its fundamentally normative character) but the account of posthumanism he gives here has some shortcomings.

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DIY Lego Exoskeleton Arm

DIY Lego Exoskeleton Arm

Lego provides an interesting prototyping kit for DIY transhumanist designers and developers and has been used for robotics and data visualization as well.

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The Revolt Against Transhumanism

The Revolt Against Transhumanism

Having introduced transhumanists ideas to university students over the years, I am familiar with typical objections: if we don’t die the world will become overpopulated; not having a body would be yucky; this is all science fiction; lots of things can go wrong; technology is bad; death makes life meaningful; immortality would be boring; etc.

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