Technology is empowering us in ways we never before dreamed possible, and it’s time to start having the conversation about what might happen within our lifetimes today.
Category: Cognitive Enhancement
Within the family of racetams, there are a wide variety of different analogues and compounds with similar structures. Despite the similarity of these racetams at a chemical level, small changes have dramatic impacts on their interaction with the human brain and body.
I brought most of my most important tools, namely my exo-voice and backup parts, my computers, and my 3d printer, and set them all up on the desk that was already there. throughout the week I was able to continue my project iteration unabated;20131001_002912 these tools WERE my lab. they were part of me as I exist now.
Advances in genetics now permit to edit one’s genome relatively easily. Gene therapy is now used exclusively to fix diseases, but could soon be used by transhumanists for genetic enhancement, such as augmenting one’s mental faculties or improving one’s physical appearance. What exactly can we modify and what are the risks involved ?
The World Memory Championships are a global annual competition that every transhumanist should know about.