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Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Overview of technopolitics

whats new at ieet

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?

ieet books

Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
David Brin

TECHNOPROG, le transhumanisme au service du progrès social
Marc Roux and Didier Coeurnelle

Philosophical Ethics: Theory and Practice
John G Messerly

eHuman Deception
Nicole Sallak Anderson


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

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life


Executive Director
James Hughes Ph.D.

Phone: 860-428-1837

Managing Director
Steven Umbrello


Chief Technology Officer
Marcelo Rinesi


Advisory Board (USA)

Nicole Sallak Anderson
Ari Berwaldt
Rachel Edler
Daniel Faggella
Linda MacDonald Glenn
William Manning Hiltman
Brian Hanley
Liz Johnson
Randal Koene
Josh Pokotilow
Brent Logan Reitze
Gray Scott
Tery Spataro
Mark Waser
Chad White

Advisory Board (Global)

Kourosh Afrashteh
Peter Breyer
Didier Coeurnelle
Adrian Cull
Thomas Damberger
Chris Dipple
Anish Mohammed
David Orban
Alexey Turchin
Steven Umbrello
Soenke Ziesche

Board of Directors

George Dvorsky
Richard Eskow
Mike LaTorra
Giulio Prisco
Mark Walker
David Wood

Co-Founder, former Board Chair

Nick Bostrom

Senior Fellows

William Bainbridge
Jamais Cascio


Russell Blackford
Marshall Brain
David Brin
Riccardo Campa
Arthur Caplan
Milan M. Ćirković
Aubrey de Grey
David Eagleman
Linda M. Glenn
Ben Goertzel
Ayesha Khanna
Kevin LaGrandeur
Ana Lita
Glenn McGee
Andy Miah
Ramez Naam
David Pearce
Martine Rothblatt
Douglas Rushkoff
Susan Schneider
Evan Selinger
Stefan Sorgner
Natasha Vita-More
Wendell Wallach
David Wood

Affiliate Scholars

Benjamin Abbott
Roland Benedikter
Tsvi Bisk
Ted Chu
Franco Cortese
John Danaher
Nikola Danaylov
Kate Darling
Dustin Eirdosh
Richard Eskow
Adam Ford
Steve Fuller
Patrick Hopkins
Andrea Kuszewski
Jønathan Lyons
John G. Messerly
Kyle Munkittrick
Renee Milan
B. J. Murphy
John Niman
Kris Notaro
Nikki Olson
Hank Pellissier
Jon Perry
Marc Roux
Rick Searle
Mikey Siegel
John Smart
Ilia Stambler
Melanie Swan
Riva-Melissa Tez
Phil Torres
Amon Twyman
Roman Yampolskiy


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