Audio: The Transhuman Mind Meld: Martin Higgins interviews Ramez Naam

[Editor’s note: you might also be interested in this recent paper which proposes a real world “neural dust” very much like Naam’s fictional drug nexus: Neural Dust: An Ultrasonic, Low Power Solution for Chronic Brain-Machine Interfaces ]

Ramez Naam is the author of two SF books – Nexus and Crux – dealing with a mind linking nano-drug that he believes is theoretically possible. He is also the author of the non-fiction book More Than Human – Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement and his newest book about the power of innovation,  Infinite Resource.

Ramez serves on the advisory board of the Institute for Accelerating Change, is a Senior Associate of the Foresight Institute, is a member of the World Future Society and is a fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.

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Martin Higgins is a UK based journalist and author. In 2012 he published his first novel, Human+, a paranormal techno-thriller ( His podcast on consciousness, technology and human potential, The Eternities, can be downloaded from and iTunes.

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