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What is Transhumanism? – the 3 Supers

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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies
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Virtually Human: The Promise—-and the Peril—-of Digital Immortality
Martine Rothblatt

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


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UPCOMING EVENTS   (Past Events in Archive)
With IEET Speakers

Year

Date

Where

Event

2014 Sep 18 Marin, CA USA Cascio @ TEDx in Marin
2014 Sep 18-19 Washington D.C., USA Schneider on Extraterrestrial Intelligence @ Astrobiology Symposium
2014 Sep 20 Reddit/Futurism Hughes, Walker @ Basic Income Reddit AMA (1pm EDT)
2014 Sep 20 Piedmont, California Cascio, Pellissier @ Artificial Intelligence & The Singularity Conference
2014 Sep 25-28 University of the Aegean, Lesbos, Greece Sorgner @ Posthuman Politics
2014 Sep 30 Erlangen, Germany Sorgner on “three types of posthuman perfection”
2014 Oct 2-4 MIT's Media Lab, 75 Amherst St. Cambridge, Boston MA, USA CyborgCamp ‘14
2014 Oct 7 San Diego, CA USA Brin @ TERADYNE Corp. biannual internal technical conference.
2014 Oct 9-12 Culver City, CA USA Siegel @ Indiecade
2014 Oct 9-12 Dallas, TX USA LaGrandeur @ Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
2014 Oct 10 NY, NY USA Brin on the future of technological change.
2014 Oct 11-12 NY, NY USA Brin @ New York Comic-con
2014 Oct 13 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS USA Brin @ University of Kansas
2014 Oct 16-18 Boulder, Colorado Siegel @ Buddhist Geeks Conference
2014 Oct 22-27 San Jose, CA USA Siegel @ Science and Non-Duality
2014 Oct 30-1 Daejeon City, S. Korea Sorgner @ 3rd World Humanities Forum
2014 Nov 3- Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul/South Korea. David Pearce and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner @ Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul/South Korea
2014 Nov 3 Seoul, South Korea Pearce, Sorgner on Nietzsche and transhumanism @ “Transhumanism and Asia”
2014 Nov 12 Nürnberg, Germany Sorgner on transhumanism
2014 Nov 12-13 San Diego, CA USA Brin @ San Diego
2014 Nov 17 University of Innsbruck, Germany Sorgner on robotics and H+
2014 Nov 20-22 Paris, France Hughes, Vita-More, de Grey, Roux @ TransVision 2014
2015 Jan 4-5 San Diego, CA USA Brin on SETI @ AAPT
2015 Jan 27-30 Orlando, FL USA Brin @ NASA NIAC Meeting
2015 Feb 12-16 San Jose, CA USA Brin @ AAAS Annual Meeting
2015 Jul 26-30 Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA USA Hughes @ Juniata H+ Conference
All Events

Year

When

Where

Event

2014 Sep 18 Marin, CA USA Cascio @ TEDx in Marin
2014 Sep 18-19 Washington D.C., USA Schneider on Extraterrestrial Intelligence @ Astrobiology Symposium
2014 Sep 20 Reddit/Futurism Hughes, Walker @ Basic Income Reddit AMA (1pm EDT)
2014 Sep 20 Piedmont, California Cascio, Pellissier @ Artificial Intelligence & The Singularity Conference
2014 Sep 25-28 University of the Aegean, Lesbos, Greece Sorgner @ Posthuman Politics
2014 Sep 30 Erlangen, Germany Sorgner on “three types of posthuman perfection”
2014 Oct 2-4 MIT's Media Lab, 75 Amherst St. Cambridge, Boston MA, USA CyborgCamp ‘14
2014 Oct 7 San Diego, CA USA Brin @ TERADYNE Corp. biannual internal technical conference.
2014 Oct 9-12 Culver City, CA USA Siegel @ Indiecade
2014 Oct 9-12 Dallas, TX USA LaGrandeur @ Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
2014 Oct 10 NY, NY USA Brin on the future of technological change.
2014 Oct 11-12 NY, NY USA Brin @ New York Comic-con
2014 Oct 13 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS USA Brin @ University of Kansas
2014 Oct 14 Kansas, USA Brin @ Newman University
2014 Oct 16-18 Boulder, Colorado Siegel @ Buddhist Geeks Conference
2014 Oct 22-27 San Jose, CA USA Siegel @ Science and Non-Duality
2014 Oct 30-1 Daejeon City, S. Korea Sorgner @ 3rd World Humanities Forum
2014 Nov 3- Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul/South Korea. David Pearce and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner @ Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul/South Korea
2014 Nov 3 Seoul, South Korea Pearce, Sorgner on Nietzsche and transhumanism @ “Transhumanism and Asia”
2014 Nov 6-8 Miami Gardens, FL USA Technology and Politics
2014 Nov 12 Nürnberg, Germany Sorgner on transhumanism
2014 Nov 12-13 San Diego, CA USA Brin @ San Diego
2014 Nov 17 University of Innsbruck, Germany Sorgner on robotics and H+
2014 Nov 20-22 Paris, France Hughes, Vita-More, de Grey, Roux @ TransVision 2014
2015 Jan 4-5 San Diego, CA USA Brin on SETI @ AAPT
2015 Jan 27-30 Orlando, FL USA Brin @ NASA NIAC Meeting
2015 Feb 12-16 San Jose, CA USA Brin @ AAAS Annual Meeting
2015 Mar 11-14 Strasbourg, France Human in the Meshes of the Digital Web. Ethical Challenges of Info and Communication Technologies
2015 Mar 20-21 Flint, Michigan, USA Cognition and Neuroethics in Science Fiction
2015 Jul 26-30 Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA USA Hughes @ Juniata H+ Conference

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