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IEET > Contributors > V.R.Manoj

V.R. Manoj

V.R. Manoj has a Ph.D in Environmental Biotechnology/Sciences from Anna University, Chennai, India. He has worked in the Renewable energy industry and currently teaches Environmental Sciences and Engineering to Engineering grad students in India. He was an IEET Affiliate Scholar for 2010-2012. He has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Microbiology from the University of Madras, India, a diploma in Plant Tissue Culture from Loyola College Chennai in India, and a postgraduate diploma with distinction in Bioinformatics from SISI, Government of India. Manoj is a founding member of the Indian chapter of Humanity+ (formerly the World Transhumanist Association). His specific interests in transhumanism include Life extension, Geoengineering, Green Engineering,  Metaverses and Environmental issues of the postmodern future.

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Cyborg Fantasy

Man of Steel aspires for more in a world that yearns for less : Superman delays transcendence to save Planet Earth

Enthiran, Sci fi movie from India addresses Postmodern memes

Postmodern art Death of a Cyborg and remembering Icarus, the mythological cyborg

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"Man of Steel aspires for more in a world that yearns for less"   Ethical Technology  Jun 24, 2013

"Enthiran, Sci fi movie from India addresses Postmodern memes"   CYBOFREE  May 6, 2013

"Technology getting under your skin and the ethical scratches therein"  Jan 30, 2013

"Branding yourself electronically with Electronic Epidermal Systems"  Jan 27, 2013

"Behavioural acceptance of Existing Superhumans: Path to equal acceptance of the differently abled"   Ethical Technology  Jan 7, 2013

"Misleading Perceptions of Improving “The Human Condition”"   Ethical Technology  Mar 31, 2011

"Love and Hope for Other Species in the Posthuman Future"   Ethical Technology  Nov 19, 2010

"Conflicting Convictions of Personhood and Emulated Personhood"   Ethical Technology  Aug 30, 2010

"Transcendent Consciousness for Transcendent Technologies"   Cyborg Fantasies  Nov 24, 2007

"Book Review : Feed by M.T.Anderson"   Cyborg Fantasy  Oct 9, 2007

"The Land of the Dead vs The Land of the Living"   Cyborg Fantasies  Sep 5, 2007

"Cochlear Cyborgs : Human Issues with Cochlear Implants"   Cyborg Fantasies  Aug 6, 2007

"The Cyborg comes to Second Life"   Cyborg Fantasies  Jun 10, 2007

"Cyborgs and Altruism"   Ethical Technology  May 17, 2007

"Appendix to “Cybofree- Cyborgs, Fantasy, Reality, Ethics and Education”"   Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 11 (2001), 132  Nov 7, 2001

"Cybofree - Cyborgs, Fantasy, Reality, Ethics and Education"   Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics, 11 (2001), 178-183.  Nov 7, 2001

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