author Paul A. Spiegel Humanity stands on the brink of the Age of Longevity. Advances in science hold the promise of extending the healthy lifespan beyond the roughly 120 years presently accepted as the “natural” limit’, achieving radical life extension...
Category: Social Impacts
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.
There is no denying that improvements in technology allow machines to perform tasks that were once performed best by humans.
If you are familiar with the X Prize, then what if there were a prize dedicated to poverty reduction through the diffusion of advanced technologies?
This essay is a personal view, distilled from over 30 years of studying aging and life extension at the scientific and clinical levels.This essay is a personal view, distilled from over 30 years of studying aging and life extension at the scientific and clinical levels.
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?