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Life Extension Leadership Meetings, Conferences, and Festivals

Life Extension Leadership Meetings, Conferences, and Festivals

By: Natasha Vita-More, PhD What is life extension and why is it radical: What is meant by the phrase life extension? The meaning is fundamental and essential for people who want to live long, healthy lives. In comparison, the phrase life extension usually refers to living a full life with the aid of diet, exercise, and vitamins to maintain good health within the historical maximum human lifespan, ...

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Politics and Transhumanism — Interview with Italian Transhumanist MP Giuseppe Vatinno

Politics and Transhumanism — Interview with Italian Transhumanist MP Giuseppe Vatinno

Is transhumanism a political movement? Should it be? What would be its platform? Too often transhumanists focus only on advancing technology and scientific discoveries, ignoring the important social and psychological aspects of accelerating change. Political action can advance change as well, for example through legislation and funding that promotes life extension technologies, research into artif...

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David Hanson on the Future of Arts, Design and Robotics: An Interview by Natasha Vita-More

David Hanson on the Future of Arts, Design and Robotics: An Interview by Natasha Vita-More

David Hanson and I share a similar background in media, art and design. We both value new possibilities for human platforms for life extension. Where we are different is in our focus: I designed “Primo Posthuman” as a future body prototype for exploring theoretical ideas regarding regenerative media, nanorobots and AGI. Alternatively, David is actually building humanoid robots -- including the R...

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