Our frienemies over at Futurisms went to the H+ summit at Harvard and had lots to say. So many that after more than ten posts on the topic, there are still some scraps on the side. One such scrap is the above photo, of J. Hughes, Natasha Vita-More and IEET intern (coffee! […]
My latest article is up on hplus magazine, “Transhumanism and Superheroes.” I find myself explaining transhumanism in bars more often than one might expect, so this quick little guide has been tested in the field. A snippet:
If Peter Parker’s Spider-Man is the representative for biological transhumanity, then Iron Man is unquestionably the representative […]
R.U. Sirius and Surfdaddy Orca interview Ray Kurzweil in the new issue of H+. The magnitude of Kurzweil’s accomplishments always floors me, the man really does deserve his title as “Edison’s heir.” They cover all sorts of ground, from problems of consciousness to global warming to the “rapture of the nerds” critique […]
H+ contributors giant list of the best and the worst of ’00-’09. My contribution:
Best: Transhumanism’s intellectual explosion: Cyborg Citizen, Citizen Cyborg, Our Posthuman Future, Liberation Biology, The Future of Human Nature, and “Beyond Therapy” were all written, taking futurist speculations seriously and addressing the political and social concerns associated with human enhancement. The […]
Remember how I was cranky when H+ first came out? Well, I’m eating crow now. RU and his team have done a wonderful job making it an excellent publication. I’m psyched to be even remotely associated with it. Read it. And check out the interview with Jonathan Lethem.
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