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Ben Goertzel
March 26, 2014

Offer Networks, like Bitcoin, would be enabled by Internet technology and advanced computer algorithms. Using Offer Networks, people would be able to make bids to provide one good or service in exchange for getting (not necessarily from the recipient of said good or service) some other good or service that they want. A computer algorithm would reconcile different peoples’ offers and try to find collectively satisfying arrangements.

Harry J. Bentham
March 25, 2014

Who is more “luddite”: the individual or the state?

The Rev. Christopher Benek
March 25, 2014

Should we leave open the possibility that religious traditions may have something to offer to the transhumanist movement?

Adam Ford
March 21, 2014

  Published on Mar 17, 2014 See http://nemaload.davidad.org/ http://www.33rdsquare.com/2013/02/dav... Also see talk at H+ @San Fran: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmHy1_...‎ Interview conducted in Oxford, UK - Dec 2012. Thanks to David Dalrymple for the interview, as well as Open Worm and Open Source Brain for some of the b-roll Open Worm: http://www.openworm.org Open Source Brain: http://www.opensourcebrain.org Subscribe to this Channel:http://youtube.com/subscription_cente... Science, Technology & […]

H+ Press
March 20, 2014

A special free eBook for friends and supporters of H+ Magazine, Humanity+, and H+ Press! Between Ape and Artilect is a book version of various interviews for H+ Magazine over the last few years with Ben Goertzel mainly as the interviewer.

Darklight
March 20, 2014

The origins of any new idea are unknown and can never be proven definitively

Brent Peters
March 20, 2014

The network of neurons in our brains somehow grants us the conscious ability to learn and grow, so the pattern itself is self-optimizing.

Peter Rothman
March 19, 2014

Peter Rothman, editor of H+ Magazine, spoke to David Wood, chair of London Futurists, about the “Anticipating 2025” event taking place in London on 22-23 March.

Josh Mitteldorf, Josh Mitteldorf
March 18, 2014

Recent re-analysis suggests that Alzheimer’s Disease ought to be ranked with cancer and heart disease as one of the most important mortality risks for older Americans. Some of this risk is under our control.

Harry J. Bentham
March 17, 2014

I would discourage people from trying to hasten the singularity because of a personal fear of their own death, as this would probably lead to irrational behavior (as occurs with the traditions that promote transcending death by supernatural means).

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