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Making Makers

Trump Refuses To Give Up Business Ties

By Picking Tillerson And Perry, Trump’s Pretty Much Just Trolling Us Now

U.S. & NATO Ramping Up W-A-R & Provoking Russia

Et si l’enfance devenait rare ?

Could your car be your best friend?


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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 > 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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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)

Free Money for All: A Basic Income Guarantee Solution for the Twenty-First Century by Mark Walker (2015)


Articles


"Making Makers"   DavidOrban.com  Jan 22, 2017

"By Picking Tillerson And Perry, Trump’s Pretty Much Just Trolling Us Now"   Huffington Post  Jan 21, 2017

"Et si l’enfance devenait rare ?"   Technoprog  Jan 20, 2017

"Is Trump A Legitimate President?"   Reason and Meaning  Jan 19, 2017

"Beyond Resistance: The Story of 2016"   Huffington Post  Jan 18, 2017


Upcoming Appearances


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

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


Recent Multimedia


Trump Refuses To Give Up Business Ties   2017-01-22

U.S. & NATO Ramping Up W-A-R & Provoking Russia   2017-01-21

Could your car be your best friend?   2017-01-20

The Science of Productivity and Motivation   2017-01-19

The Science of Bias, Empathy, and Dehumanization   2017-01-18


News


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

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

IEET affiliate scholar Steve Fuller published on The Sociological Review (Jan 11, 2017)

IEET Audience Divided on Best Way to Resist Global Fascism (Jan 03, 2017)

IEET Fellow Stefan L. Sorgner live on German public radio (Jan 03, 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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