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Overview of technopolitics


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Beyond Resistance: The Story of 2016

The Science of Bias, Empathy, and Dehumanization

Algocracy as Hypernudging: A New Way to Understand the Threat of Algocracy

Techno-Anxiety? We’ve Been Afraid of Disruptions Since the Printing Press

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TECHNOPROG, le transhumanisme au service du progrès social
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Marc Roux and Didier Coeurnelle





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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



IEET > Affiliate Scholar > Kris Notaro

Kris Notaro

Kris Notaro served as Managing Director of the IEET from 2012 to 2015. He is currently an IEET Rights of the Person Program Director.

Kris earned his BS in Philosophy from Charter Oak State College in Connecticut. He is currently the Bertrand Russell Society‚Äôs Vice-President for Website Technology.  He has worked with the Bertrand Russell A/V Project at Central Connecticut State University, producing multimedia materials related to philosophy and ethics for classroom use. He has been a strong advocate for the distribution of open source and free software, especially in connection with the Linux operating system.

His academic concentration has been on Consciousness Studies and Philosophy of Mind, relating both to techno-progressive politics and current and future understandings of the nature of consciousness, and he closely follows technological advances illuminating neuroscience, consciousness, and the ongoing brain/mind debate.

A believer in the integral relationship between technological advances and their social implications, he has an extensive history as a progressive activist, having worked for ACORN, HUD, Working Families Party, House Democrats, and progressive candidates for state office in Connecticut. He has attended and organized dozens of progressive events and protests around the U.S. and Canada opposing war, racism, imperialism, and the unjust consequences of globalization, and advocating, socioeconomic justice, women’s rights, and LGBTQ rights.


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Articles


"Transhumanism: The future of Revolutionary Flags and Movement Symbols"   Ethical Technology  Jun 26, 2015

"Transhumanism: No Gigadeath War"   Ethical Technology  Oct 29, 2014

"Geoengineering as a Human Right"   Ethical Technology  Jul 10, 2014

"The Importance of Qualia to Transhumanism and Science pt2"   Ethical Technology  Jul 2, 2014

"Phenomenal States and Properties: Reductionism, Supervenience, or Emergentism?"   Ethical Technology  Mar 4, 2014


Recent Multimedia


Better political decision-making via better technology?   2015-02-17

Primer on Nuclear Fusion and Photos from the People’s Climate March (Sep, 21, 2014)   2014-09-22

Will Enlightened Posthumans Establish Post-Capitalist Utopias? pt2   2011-05-27

Buddhism, Politics and the Future of the Mind pt1   2011-05-17


News


Brian Hanley Joins IEET Advisory Board; Kris Notaro and Roland Benedikter are new Affiliate Scholars (Sep 28, 2015)

Hank Pellissier returns to IEET as Fundraiser & Interim Managing Director (May 20, 2015)

IEET Launching Annual Fundraiser (Mar 18, 2015)

Top Hitting Articles for November (Nov 29, 2012)

IEET Readers are split on Aspergers Question (Nov 01, 2012)

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