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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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Books


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


"Don’t Diss Dystopias: Sci-fi’s warning tales are as important as its optimistic stories."   slate.com  Sep 30, 2014

"The Renewable Energy Revolution"   Ramez Naam  Sep 29, 2014

"Actually: You ARE the Customer, Not the Product"   rameznaam.com  Sep 20, 2014

"Is It Time to Give Up on the Singularity?"   io9.com  Jun 11, 2014

"Reducing Carbon Emissions Will Be Cheaper Than Expected – It Always Is"   rameznaam.com  Jun 2, 2014

"Is the US an Oligarchy? Not So Fast."   rameznaam.com  Apr 18, 2014

"The Singularity Is Further Than It Appears"   antipope.org  Mar 27, 2014

"Can We Avoid a Surveillance State Dystopia?"   Ethical Technology  Mar 18, 2014

"Carbon Prices Drive Clean Energy Innovation"   rameznaam.com  Mar 12, 2014

"What’s Limiting the Impact of GMOs on Global Food Security?"   rameznaam.com  Feb 27, 2014

"Decoupling Growth From Energy and Carbon"   Ramez Naam  Nov 17, 2013

"No on 522: Label GMOs, But Not This Way"   slog.thestranger.com  Oct 31, 2013

"Crux, by Ramez Naam Reviewed by Brenda Cooper"   Ethical Technology  Jun 23, 2013

"PRISM Overstated, NSA Surveillance Still Problematic"   Ethical Technology  Jun 9, 2013

"Fuel energy innovation"   washingtonpost.com  Jan 22, 2013

"Better than the Borg: The Neurotech Era"   forbes.com  Jan 10, 2013

"Nexus: Chapter 1 - The Don Juan Protocol (pages 9-18)"   Ethical Technology  Dec 20, 2012

"Nexus: Chapter 1 - The Don Juan Protocol (pages 1-8)"   Ethical Technology  Dec 19, 2012

"Live-Blogging the Morning of Day Two of Humanity+ San Francisco"   Ethical Technology  Dec 2, 2012

"Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change"   Ethical Technology  Oct 31, 2012

"The Future of Humans as a ‘Meta-Species’"   H Plus Magazine  Aug 11, 2011

"Can we capture all of the world’s carbon emissions?"   Scientific American  Apr 1, 2011

"Key Trends of the Next 25 Years"   Unbridled Speculation  Mar 25, 2011

"Smaller, cheaper, faster: Does Moore’s law apply to solar cells?"   Scientific American  Mar 17, 2011

"From Printing Press to Twitter: What makes a technology pro-democracy?"   Unbridled Speculation  Feb 11, 2011

"Egypt, Twitter, and the Collapse of Top-Heavy Societies"   Unbridled Speculation  Feb 8, 2011

"Egypt: Lessons for US Foreign Policy"   Ethical Technology  Jan 30, 2011

"Top Five Reasons ‘The Singularity’ is a Misnomer"   H Plus Magazine  Nov 18, 2010

"Global Warming: Risk of Methane Release from Frozen Tundra"   More Than Human  Dec 5, 2008

"The Body: Bulletproof"   Fast Company 103 p88  Mar 13, 2006

"Life Extension and Overpopulation"   An Excerpt From More Than Human  May 30, 2005

"Interview with Ramez Naam"   NuSapiens  Mar 11, 2005


Recent Multimedia


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

Freedom & Privacy: The Future Can’t Look Like the Past (48 min)   2014-09-10

An incremental view of AI, IoT, and solar and battery power   2014-07-08

LeWeb’13 Paris - Google Hangout   2014-04-23

Better than Borg in an Age of Enhancement   2014-03-06

The Next 10 Years: Everything Is Connected   2014-02-09

Singularity 1 on 1: The Future Isn’t Set In Stone!   2014-01-22

Linking Human Brains   2014-01-13


News


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)

Naam on Berkeley Groks, Wasserman on Control of Emotion (Sep 14, 2005)

Naam and Hughes Named Fellows of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences (Jun 15, 2005)


Past Appearances


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)

Naam, Newitz, Vita-More, Hughes @ Writing about the Future Pre-Conf Event (Borderlands, 870 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110 - Nov 30, 2012)

Naam @ TEDx (Muskegon, MI USA - Oct 12, 2012)

Naam @  The Future State of Pharmaceuticals (Istanbul, Turkey - Mar 23, 2012)

Naam on “Growth on a Finite Planet” (Austin, Texas USA - Mar 09, 2012)

Naam @ World Future Society (Vancouver Canada - Jul 08, 2011)

Ben Goertzel & Ramez Naam @ Singularity Summit 2010 (San Francisco, CA USA - Aug 14, 2010)

Hughes, Dvorsky, deGrey, Goertzel, Vita-More, Lin and Naam @ H+ Summit (Cambridge, MA - Jun 12, 2010)

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

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