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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

ieet books

Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
David Brin


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

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life

IEET > Affiliate Scholar > Nikki Olson

Nikki Olson

Nikki Olson, an Affiliate Scholar of the IEET, is a transhumanist writer/researcher authoring unique articles on transhumanist culture and advancing technology. Involved in Singularity research for 4 years as a full-time research assistant, she worked on an upcoming book about the Singularity, aided in the development of the University of Alberta course “Technology and the Future of Medicine”, and produced educational material for the Lifeboat Foundation. She attained a bachelor’s degree in 2007 at University of Alberta, Canada, in Philosophy and Sociology. Her interests lie in scarcity reducing technology, biotechnology, DIY, augmentation technologies, artificial intelligence, and transhumanist philosophy.

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"How The Missing Biography of Satoshi Nakamoto Impacts the World at Large"  Jun 24, 2014

"A Review of The Techno-Human Shell, by Joseph Carvalko"   Ethical Technology  Dec 18, 2013

"Review of Mark Coeckelbergh’s Human Being @ Risk"   Ethical Technology  Jul 25, 2013

"The Singularity: A Documentary by Doug Wolens"   Ethical Technology  Mar 1, 2013

"Do You Want to be a Cyborg, or a Transhuman?"   Ethical Technology  Jan 5, 2013

Recent Multimedia

Post-Human   2015-11-13


Welcome to New Affiliate Scholar and Fellow (Mar 05, 2012)

Past Appearances

2014 Longevity and Genetics Conference: Vancouver (Vancouver - Nov 15, 2014)


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