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IEET > Affiliate Scholar > Franco Cortese

Franco Cortese

Francesco Albert Bosco Cortese is a Futurist, Scientist & Philosopher. He is an Affiliate Scholar of the IEET, and won our #1 Editor’s Choice Award for articles published by the IEET in 2013. His positions and affiliations include Research Scientist at ELPIs Foundation for Indefinite Lifespans, Assistant Editor of Ria University Press, Chief Operating Officer at the Center for Interdisciplinary Philosophic Studies, International Coordinator at Cryonics Switzerland, Ambassador at The Seasteading Institute, Fellow & Secretary of Brighter Brains Institute, a Member of Lifeboat Foundation’s Life Extension Advisory Board and Futurists Advisory Board, a Reviewer for the Global Futures Intelligence System at The Millennium Project, Activist at the International Longevity Alliance, Co-Founder of the Canadian Longevity Alliance, a Columnist for H+ Magazine and Longecity and Editor of the essay compendium Longevitize!: Essays on the Science, Philosophy & Politics of Longevity.



Books


Longevitize!: Essays on the Science, Philosophy & Politics of Longevity by ed. Franco Cortese (2013)


Articles


"#1 Editor’s Choice Award: Does Advanced Technology Make the 2nd Amendment Redundant?"   Ethical Technology  Dec 30, 2013

"Longevity Logistics: We Can Manage the Effects of Overpopulation"   Ethical Technology  Oct 3, 2013

"Three Specters of Immortality"   Ethical Technology  Sep 24, 2013

"Immanuel Kant: Morality Necessitates Immortality"   H+ Magazine  Sep 15, 2013

"Combatting the “longer life will slow progress” criticism"   Ethical Technology  Sep 2, 2013

"Death is Dumb!"   Ethical Technology  Aug 28, 2013

"Longevity’s Bottleneck may be funding, BUT funding’s Bottleneck is Advocacy"   Ethical Technology  Aug 19, 2013

"Does Advanced Technology Make the 2nd Amendment Redundant?"   Ethical Technology  Aug 13, 2013

"Against Relinquishment"   Ethical Technology  Jul 22, 2013

"We Seek Not To Become Machines, But To Keep Up With Them"   Ethical Technology  Jun 21, 2013

"Transhumanism, Technology, and Science: To Say It’s Impossible is to Mock History Itself"   Ethical Technology  Jun 12, 2013

"Is Price-Performance the Wrong Measure for a Coming Intelligence-Explosion?"   http://transhumanity.net  May 30, 2013

"The Hubris of Neo-Luddism"   Ethical Technology  May 26, 2013


Recent Multimedia


Projects to accelerate radical healthy longevity   2013-09-30


Past Appearances


Cortese @ Stanford University Computer Science Department & aaai (Stanford University - Mar 25, 2014)

Rothblatt & Cortese @ The 9th Annual Colloquium on the Law of Futuristic Persons ((Terasem Island Ampitheatre, Second Life - December 10, 2013) - Dec 10, 2013)

Pellissier @ Radical Life Extension conference (Washington, DC - Sep 22, 2013)

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