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.
Far future generations of evolved, post-biological humans might spread to the stars and join the community of extremely advanced civilizations.
Is Transhumanism an exercise in Unnatural Selection?
In these rapidly changing times the visions of the future fluctuate between a dystopian scenario of a rapid rise in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the demise of humanity as we know it to a more utopian view of a happy marriage between developing Artificial Intelligence, human augmentation, nanotechnology and the human species.
Posthumans will necessarily push the boundaries of human factors, ergonomics, HCI (human computer interaction) and HRI (human robot interaction).
As we march into the technological frontier, new possibilities for humanity are emerging — along with new questions
Mark Ryden’s art for Michael Jackson’s 1991 album Dangerous. Augusto Podrido/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND The album cover for Michael Jackson’s album Dangerous was painted by American pop-surrealist artist Mark Ryden. In it, he depicts a world in which the boundaries between...
Forbidden Planet is a 1956 American science fiction film that is relevant to transhumanists. It offers an interesting cautionary tale and introduces the idea of The Ordering Problem in transhumanism as well as the idea of an omni-useful and omnipresent Great Machine.
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London based artist Jason Hopkins explores posthuman bio-structural forms.