Perhaps it’s time to figure out ways to redesign our cognitive architectures so that people are less likely to adopt faith-based, delusional thinking about how the world ought to be.
Once we recognize that the current species are flawed, we will see that only by designing and introducing new species can suffering, poverty and the depletion of natural resources be stopped. Once we look at this option, we find already a perfect and ultimately moral solution to the threats of climate change, disease, overpopulation and the terrible scarcity giving rise to endless injustice and retaliatory terrorism.
What if there’s a revolution looming around the corner, yet to be discovered ?
We’ve already started discussions around driverless cars, but there’s so much more to deal with when it comes to artificial intelligence.
A friend emailed me to say that he believed that transhumanists should strive to be free, if free will doesn’t currently exist, or strive to be freer, if humans currently possess some small modicum of free will.
Can math solve the congressional districting problem?
Capital shuns risk . —— The essence of science is exploration of the unknown.
Despite worries about threats from artificial intelligence, debates about the proper role of government regulation of AI have generally been lacking.
July 13, the main event of the once-in-ten-years White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) took place (with the participation of US President).
At the opening of Camp Alphaville 2015, the Financial Times’ Cardiff Garcia talks to Zoltan Istvan, transhumanist, futurist and The Transhumanist Party’s 2016 US presidential candidate. He explains his vision of a technologically enhanced human species and The Case for...