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Value Conflicts surrounding the Meaning of Life in the Trans/Post/Human Future

Will AI make us immortal?

Trump’s Lying Reveals That He Is Empty Inside

This Country Is Leading The Robot Revolution

What Do Technoprogressives Believe in 2017?

Is Class War as Inevitable as the Return of Karl Marx?


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Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
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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 > Contributors > Piero Scaruffi

piero scaruffi

piero scaruffi is an author, cultural historian and blogger who graduated in Mathematics in his native Italy before undertaking a career in the software industry of Silicon Valley, where he directed an Artificial Intelligence Center. In parallel he pursued his interests in the arts. Visiting scholarships at Harvard and Stanford in Cognitive Science and lecturing at UC Berkeley resulted in the book “The Nature of Consciousness” (2006). All along he also continued writing poetry both in Italian (for which he has been awarded several prizes) and in English. His main books on music are: “A History of Rock and Dance Music” (2009) and “A History of Jazz Music 1900-2000” (2007). He also co-wrote the first “History of Silicon Valley” to cover the century from the founding of Stanford University to the boom of social media. All along he also continued writing poetry both in Italian (for which he has been awarded several prizes) and in English. “Synthesis” (2009) collects poems and meditations.  His main books on music are: “A History of Rock and Dance Music” (2009) and “A History of Jazz Music 1900-2000” (2007).  All his writing is hosted on his website: http://www.scaruffi.com.


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TECHNOPROG, le transhumanisme au service du progrès social by Marc Roux and Didier Coeurnelle (2016)

Philosophical Ethics: Theory and Practice by John G Messerly (2016)

eHuman Deception by Nicole Sallak Anderson (2016)

Keywords for Environmental Studies by eds. Joni Adamson, William A. Gleason, David N. Pellow (2016)


Articles


"Value Conflicts surrounding the Meaning of Life in the Trans/Post/Human Future"   Ethical Technology  Feb 20, 2017

"Trump’s Lying Reveals That He Is Empty Inside"   Reason and Meaning  Feb 19, 2017

"What Do Technoprogressives Believe in 2017?"   Ethical Technology  Feb 18, 2017

"Is Class War as Inevitable as the Return of Karl Marx?"   Contrary Brin  Feb 18, 2017

"Le syndrome de Stockholm de la mortalité"   Association Franзaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog  Feb 17, 2017


Upcoming Appearances


Sorgner @ German Humanist Day (Nürnberg, Germany - Jun 16, 2017)

International Longevity & Cryopreservation Summit (Barcelona & Sevilla - May 26, 2017)

BlockCon 2017 (Marina Bay Sands, Singapore - Mar 28, 2017)


Recent Multimedia


Will AI make us immortal?   2017-02-20

This Country Is Leading The Robot Revolution   2017-02-19

The Dark History Of Immigration Bans In The U.S.   2017-02-18

Like It Or Not, Obamacare Affects Everyone   2017-02-17

Americans Need Mexico, Here’s Why   2017-02-16


News


Nikola Danaylov Soars to No. 1 Best Seller for Conversations With The Future (Feb 12, 2017)

CFP for Beyond Humanism Conference (Jan 28, 2017)

IEET affiliate scholar Steve Fuller published at the London School of Economics (Jan 27, 2017)

Posthuman Perspectives by IEET Fellow Prof. Dr. Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (Jan 20, 2017)

IEET Affiliate Scholar Steve Fuller @ University of Birmingham (Jan 14, 2017)


Past Appearances


Sorgner @ Open Society Foundation (Bratislava, Slovakia - Dec 17, 2016)

Technoprog at The Health Future Show (Marseille, France - Dec 06, 2016)

Humans, Machines, and the Future of Work Conference (Rice University, Houston, Texas - Dec 05, 2016)

Transpolitica 2016 Conference (London, England - Dec 03, 2016)

Hughes @ Singularity Salon (Stockholm, Sweden - Nov 28, 2016)

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