The excellent DIYSECT web-series covers the DIY biohacking scene. Watch the first four parts online today.
Monthly Archive: September 2015
Is Transhumanism an exercise in Unnatural Selection?
The Girl Scouts of America made this short video about synthetic biology development engineer Elysse Grossi-Soyster as part of a series on female scientists and engineers.
In the 1980s, Growth Hormone was explored by athletes to build muscles and by aging men to…build muscles. GH made them feel younger, revived energy and sex drive and even cognitive performance. Then the other shoe dropped: Animals without the GH receptor lived longer, while animals with extra copies of the GH gene die early.
Jason Sosa founder of computer vision and artificial intelligence company IMRSV on the coming transhuman era.
How can the world make healthy life extension happen? How can we crowdfund the cure to aging?
When we talk about artificial intelligence (AI) – which we have done lot recently, including my outline on The Conversation of liability and regulation issues – what do we actually mean?
1. INTRODUCTION Most articles on garage biology and do-it-yourself (DIY) biology – whether academic papers or media reports – highlight its somewhat “immaterial” cultures or ideologies. The issues usually raised include: the ways in which do-it-yourself biology potentially democratizes science...
Body Drift by Arthur Kroker, takes the work of three leading women thinkers as its main focus.
Science and biology are slowly, but smoothly, being co-opted by a DIY approach that’s looking an awful lot like the start of the tech start-up boom.