In this inspirational video h+ Chair Natasha Vita-More discusses transhumanism, the future body, extending life, preservation of memories, her amazing experiments with memory preservation following vitrification and revival of c. elegans worms, and more.
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 ?
Science, Technology & the Future: Nov 30 – Dec 1 2013, Melbourne Australia
I was super excited when I was invited to write a short essay on the impact transhuman technologies could have on traditional marketing and advertising for D&AD