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IEET > Fellows > Natasha Vita-More

Natasha Vita-More

Natasha Vita-More is a media designer and futurist, and a prominent proponent of ethical means for achieving human enhancement. She has spoken worldwide on futurism and art for two decades. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Technology, University of Plymouth where she is working on the radical transformations of human life that may come from the convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive science (NBIC). Her work has been featured in Wired, LAWeekly, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Net Business, Teleopolis, and Village Voice, and in more than a dozen documentaries. She is an advisor for non-profit organizations including the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology, Alcor Life Extension Foundation, Nanotechnology, Adaptive A.I., and Lifeboat Foundation, and is Vice-Chair of Humanity+.

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Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds by Russell Blackford and Damien Broderick eds. (2014)

Between Ape and Artilect: Conversations with Pioneers of AGI and Other Transformative Technologies by Ben Goertzel ed. (2014)

The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays by eds. Max More and Natasha Vita-More (2013)


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

"Live-Blogging the Afternoon of Day One of Humanity+ San Francisco"   Ethical Technology  Dec 1, 2012

"The Aesthetics of Transhumanism"   Hplusmagazine  May 29, 2012

"We Are Strong: Only Insofar As We Take Advantage of Our Innate Abilities and Build Smarter Tools"   NanoTech-Now  Apr 4, 2012

"Nano’s Neo Normal"   Nanotechnology Now  Mar 26, 2012

"Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Skin"   NanoTech-Now  Mar 18, 2012

"Epoch of Plasticity"   Metaverse Creativity  Dec 16, 2010

"We are Strong: Only Insofar As We Take Advantage of Our Innate Abilities and Build Smarter Tools"   Nanotechnology Now  Nov 21, 2010

"Epoch of plasticity: The metaverse as a vehicle for cognitive enhancement"   Metaverse Creativity  Nov 1, 2010

"Zone of Life Prolongation"   BIOTOPIA  Oct 15, 2010

"Futurisms Takes My Favorite Picture at H+"   Pop Transhumanism  Jun 21, 2010

"Bringing Arts/Sciences and Design into the Discussion of Transhumanism"   Transhumanism and Its Critics  Feb 5, 2010

"Transhuman Statement and Extropic Art Manifesto"   Artists' Manifestos  Jan 1, 2010

"Nano’s Neo Normal"   Nanotech Now  Sep 21, 2009

"Human Enhancement Aesthetics"   D'Ars Magazine (Venice Bienalle issue, August-November 2009)  Aug 3, 2009

"Interpretive Dance of the Transhumanist Future"   Ethical Technology  Jun 10, 2009

"Wisdom through Neural Macrosensing"  May 20, 2007

Recent Multimedia

Substrate Autonomous, Networked Avatar Bodies by Design   2015-01-28

Natasha Vita-More, “Informed Radical Life Extension, by Design” (53min)   2014-11-26

Back To The Future In The Metaverse   2014-05-20

The Future of Being Human   2013-09-29

Singularity 1 on 1: Whole Body Prosthetic   2013-09-05

Beyond Data   2013-08-28

Transhumanism, Technology & the Future   2013-07-28

Transhumanism and Humanity+   2013-06-06

Transhumanism Meets Design   2013-04-04

Scientific Progress—Defending Rights While Taking Risks Seriously   2013-04-03


IEET’s Hughes, Cascio, Brin, Vita-More, and Goertzel at Humanity+ @San Francisco (Oct 11, 2012)

IEET Fellow Vita-More at Dubrovnik Conference (Sep 12, 2012)

Vita-More and Goertzel re-elected to Humanity Plus Board (Apr 16, 2012)

HumanityPlus @ Melbourne Conference (Apr 10, 2012)

Ben Goertzel offering accredited summer course on The Singularity through Rutgers University (Mar 21, 2010)

Natasha Vita-More on Transhumanism (Feb 22, 2010)

Congrats to Kristi and Natasha (Jan 19, 2010)

IEETers step down from and up to the Humanity+ Board (Jan 08, 2010)

Natasha Vita-More appointed Visiting Scholar at 21st Century Medicine (Mar 07, 2009)

Natasha Vita-More featured in STAND-UP Art about Human Rights (Feb 26, 2009)

Global Spiral Publishes Ten Defenses of Transhumanism (Feb 06, 2009)

Welcome to Three New Fellows (Jan 16, 2009)

Thousands of Evo Art Portraits of Hughes and Bostrom (Dec 01, 2007)

Pursuing the Longevity Dividend: Scientific Goals for an Aging World (Sep 12, 2006)

CRN Global Task Force Essays Available Online (Mar 31, 2006)

Past Appearances

Vita-More @ Alcor Conference (Scottsdale, AZ USA - Oct 09, 2015)

Vita-More @ Next Level of Thinking: AFI+ Summit (Berlin, Germany - Sep 07, 2015)

Vita-More @ IFA+ SUMMIT (Berlin Germany - Sep 04, 2015)

Vita-More, Rothblatt, Hughes @ Juniata H+ Conference (Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA USA - Jul 26, 2015)

Wallach, Hughes, Vita-More, Smart, Lin, Darling @ Governance of Emerging Technologies (Scottsdale, AZ USA - May 26, 2015)

4th Creative Industries and Emerging Technologies Fair & International Design Conferences (Lutfi Kurdar Convention & Exhibition Center - Feb 19, 2015)

Hughes, Vita-More, de Grey, Roux @ TransVision 2014 (Paris, France - Nov 20, 2014)

Sorgner, Vita-More, Hughes @ Enhancement & Morality in the Digital Era (Suceava, Romania - Jul 20, 2014)

Future of Aging (Fujitsu Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan - Jul 03, 2014)

Vita-More @ Transhumanism and Space Exploration (Los Angeles, CA USA - May 17, 2014)

Vita-More on “Radical Life Extension” (New Haven, CT USA - May 07, 2014)

Andy Miah & Natasha Vita-More @ SportAccord (Belek, Turkey - Apr 06, 2014)

Vita-More @ Mormon Transhumanist Association (Salt Lake City, UT USA - Apr 04, 2014)

Vita-More, de Grey, Pearce @ London Futurists’ Anticipating 2025 (London, UK - Mar 22, 2014)

Natasha Vita-More, Aubrey de Grey, David Pearce @ Anticipating 2025 (Birkbeck, University of London - Mar 22, 2014)


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