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Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Overview of technopolitics


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A Deadline for Philosophy

New nanotech to detect cancer early

Short story: Dead Man’s Trigger

The incredible inventions of intuitive AI

Quantum Biology – Wandering where the edge is

On the use and misuse of 1984 in the reign of Trump


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Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
Author
David Brin





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Enframing the Flesh: Heidegger, Transhumanism, and the Body as “Standing Reserve”

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life



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Mike LaTorra

Mike LaTorra writes and teaches in Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA. He is author of A Warrior Blends with Life: A Modern Tao. He serves as President of the Daibutsuji Zen Temple, and is on the Board of Directors of the IEET and Humanity+.


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Articles


"A Response to ‘Michael LaTorra explains Buddhist Transhumanism in a nutshell’ by Giulio Prisco"   Ethical Technology  Jan 21, 2016

"Michael LaTorra explains Buddhist Transhumanism in a nutshell"   Transfigurist  Jan 6, 2016

"Cyborg Buddha: Science and Spirit"   h+ Magazine  Sep 24, 2009

"Is life a gift?"   Ethical Technology  May 14, 2008


Recent Multimedia


Buddhism & Transhumanism   2014-07-15

Where is Heaven?   2014-05-30

The Ultimate City: Urban and Rural Values in Science Fiction   2010-02-01

Digital Serfs and Cyborg Buddhas   2009-01-12

The Buzz Lightyear Model of Enlightenment: To Infinity and Beyond   2008-11-15


News


Congrats to Kristi and Natasha (Jan 19, 2010)

IEET folks in latest h+ magazine (Sep 14, 2009)

Global Spiral Publishes Ten Defenses of Transhumanism (Feb 06, 2009)

Update on Humanity+ Board Elections (Jan 16, 2009)

Humanity+ Board Elections (Jan 12, 2009)


Past Appearances


LaTorra, Pellissier @ Religion and Transhumanism - the future of faith, ethics, and philosophy (Piedmont, CA USA - May 10, 2014)

Humanity+ Summit (Eon Reality, Irvine, CA USA - Dec 05, 2009)

Biopolitics of Popular Culture Seminar (EON Reality, Irvine, CA, USA - Dec 04, 2009)

Hughes, LaTorra, Fauve, Cascio, Treder @ Convergence 08 (Mountain View, California - Nov 15, 2008)

GLOBAL CATASTROPHIC RISKS: Building a Resilient Civilization (Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA - Nov 14, 2008)

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