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Ramez Naam

Ramez Naam is the author of More than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement, which offers a tour of emerging technologies and makes a case for embracing human enhancement, showing readers how these technologies are powerful new tools in humanity’s quest to improve ourselves, our offspring and our world. His next book, The Infinite Resource:  The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet is due out in Fall of 2012. 

Naam is a professional technologist who helped create two of the most widely used pieces of software in the world: Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook. He is currently the CEO of Apex Nanotechnologies, which develops software for nanotechnology researchers. He also serves on the advisory board of the Institute for Accelerating Change, is a Senior Associate of the Foresight Institute, and is a member of the World Future Society. He is the recipient of the 2005 H. G. Wells Award for Contributions to Transhumanism.


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Crux by Ramez Naam (2013)

The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet by Ramez Naam (2013)

Nexus by Ramez Naam (2012)

More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement by Ramez Naam (2005)


Articles


"APEX Wins the Philip K. Dick Award"   Ramez Naam  Mar 29, 2016

"Why I’m Starting the First AngelList Cleantech Syndicate"   Ramez Naam  Mar 11, 2016

"#8: If We Can Achieve Gay Marriage and Legal Pot, We Can Fix Climate Change Too"   Ramez Naam  Dec 24, 2015

"Did the One Child Policy Matter? Probably Not."   rameznaam  Nov 7, 2015

"How Cheap Can Energy Storage Get? Pretty Darn Cheap"   Ramez Naam   Oct 28, 2015


Recent Multimedia


Future of Wearables   2015-08-20

Enhancing Humans, Advancing Humanity   2015-08-09

Singularity 1 on 1: Sci Fi Roundtable: Greg Bear, Ramez Naam and William Hertling on the Singularity   2014-10-02

Extreme Weather   2014-10-02

A message about the power of free expression   2014-09-20


News


IEET Fellows Ramez Naam and Jamais Cascio featured in Ensia.com (Dec 11, 2015)

IEET Fellow Ramez Naam’s Nexus is a Finalist for the Endeavour Award (Aug 09, 2014)

IEET Fellow, Ramez Naam’s Nexus and Cory Doctorow’s Homeland Tie for the Prometheus Award (Jul 14, 2014)

IEET Fellow Ramez Naam Nominated for the Campbell, Clarke, Prometheus, and Kitschie Awards. (Apr 27, 2014)

IEET Fellows Interviewed for RU Sirius’ New Book (Feb 14, 2007)


Past Appearances


Ramez Naam on “Enhancing Humans, Advancing Humanity” (San Francisco, CA USA - Jul 22, 2015)

Naam, Cooper, Chu @ WorldFuture 2014: What If (Orlando, Florida - Jul 11, 2014)

Naam @ Surviving the Technology Revolution (Seattle, WA USA - Jan 30, 2014)

Ramez Naam @ Neuroenhancement: Building an Improved Human Body and the Mind (Washington D.C. - Sep 19, 2013)

Kuscewski, de Grey, Goertzel, Brin, Pearce, Cascio, Hughes, Glenn, Vita-More, Naam @ H+ SanFran 2012 (San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA USA - Dec 01, 2012)

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