Life has been ridiculous the past few months. Lay off, job hunt, scholarships, freelancing, huge apartment move, Krull the Volcano, family events, and a bevy of little hurdles and joys here and there has made things mind-fryingly difficult to process. To say I needed a week or two away from everything is a massive […]
Uuuugh. So I’ve been running around like a madman the past couple days trying to find a new place to live. We’ve finally found a place in the ‘burg and I’ll be moving over the course of this week. Posting will be virtually non-existent, I ‘pologize for the inconvenience. Relocation complete, I’ll be back […]
Michael Anissimov posted his favorite transhumanist blogs that “update frequently” but somehow forgot ONE VERY IMPORTANT BLOG. Commenter Panda, who has made more than a few insightful comments on the Unnamed Blog of Very High Quality (this blog, you guys) as well, gave me a nice little shout out. Thank […]
So I was supposed to be going to London for the Humanity+ conference this Saturday, but then Iceland had to go and be Iceland by having one of its many volcanoes start exploding and spewing ash everywhere. Unless you’ve been totally bereft of news lately and this website is the very first thing you check, […]
It is really, really nice outside which makes it very, very hard for me to blog. The posts will be dwindling for a while and largely based on how rainy it is. The flip side is that I’m hoping to have more articles and long form posts, so I guess it just all depends which […]
I’m honored to have been appointed the Program Director for Envisioning the Future at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology. Lots of exciting stuff in the works, can’t wait to share it with everyone!
The name of this blog is indeed “Pop” Transhumanism, is it not, implying I’m supposed to know something about popular culture? To my shame, there are epic gaps in my monstrous compendium of entertainment knowledge. I’m taking steps to correct some of those. Namely: BattleStar Galactica and its prequel series Caprica; […]
I like lists and I like things that are organized. I also like enormous, encyclopedic resources where I can go for everything I want to know. In that spirit, I’ve added a new page to Pop Transhumanism, aptly titled “The Canon.” I already have a pretty substantial list of stuff to put in […]
When I googled “Transhumanist/ism reading list” or “transhumanist/ism canon” the results I got were awful. To rectify that, I’m trying to cobble together a canon of transhumanist literature, films, TV shows, video games, art, and music. Any and all suggestions are welcome, in the comments, via twitter @ popbioethics, or email kmunkitt [at] […]
There have been a lot more dust-ups than usual among the transhumanists and that is an exciting thing for me. J. Hughes’ series and my AI post (btw Hughes just delivered a hay-maker) have drawn heavy fire. A few of the comments have often wondered why I and others get snarky, acerbic, and […]
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