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Technopolitics > Sociology > Philosophy > Technoprogressivism > Staff > J. Hughes
The Future of Empowerment Today OpenLearn from The Open University

This documentary looks at the future of empowerment – specifically at the ways new technologies can be used to empower people to transform their lives, the economy and the world around them.

Francaise > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Cessons d’idolâtrer le travail ! Automatisation, revenu de base… Alexandre Technoprog

Initialement publie sur le site de l’Association Francaise Transhumaniste - Technoprog

Dans cette vidéo, je vous invite à devenir « agnostique du travail » pour mieux préparer le monde de demain (mais vous pouvez continuer à aimer votre travail !)

Rights > CognitiveLiberty > FreeThought > PrivacySurveillance
Life Inside China’s Total Surveillance State Wall Street Journal

China has turned the northwestern region of Xinjiang into a vast experiment in domestic surveillance. WSJ investigated what life is like in a place where one’s every move can be monitored with cutting-edge technology.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Rights > Personhood
What is TRANSHUMANISM? Dr. Ferrando (NYU) The Posthuman

This video is part of the mini-course in the Philosophy of “The Posthuman”, Lesson n. 2, by Dr. Francesca Ferrando (NYU)

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Rights > Personhood
What does “POSTHUMAN” mean? Dr. Ferrando (NYU) The Posthuman

This video is part of the online course in the Philosophy of “The Posthuman”, Lesson n. 1, by Dr. Francesca Ferrando (NYU).

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > SciencePolicy > Safety and Efficacy > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
Kevin LaGrandeur on Surviving the Machine Age Palgrave Macmillan

In this video Kevin LaGrandeur, co-editor of Surviving the Machine Age, discusses topics from his book, including the mitigation of technological unemployment and how social scientists can better engage with emerging technology. Kevin’s book, Surviving the Machine Age: Intelligent Technology and the Transformation of Human Work, examines the current state of technologically-caused unemployment, and attempts to answer the question of how to proceed into an era beyond technological unemployment.

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Rights > HealthLongevity > GlobalDemocracySecurity > CatRisks > Biosecurity
Gene editing in human embryos is a moral obligation, says John Harris Practical Ethics Channel

In this interview with Katrien Devolder, John Harris (Professor Emeritus, University of Manchester &  Visiting Professor in Bioethics, King’s College London) argues that we should gene-edit human embryos, not only to prevent disease but also for the purpose of enhancement.

SciencePolicy > Safety and Efficacy > Artificial Intelligence
Slaughterbots Future of Life Institute

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SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Rights > Personhood
What Happens When We Design Babies? Review the Future

In this episode we discuss the prospect of designer babies. As genetic engineering and reproductive technologies continue to advance, parents are likely to gain unprecedented control over their offspring. We discuss some of the recent progress in germ line engineering and speculate about the degree of manipulation that might be possible in the near term. But perhaps more importantly, we discuss some of the ethical and policy implications of such advances. Will designer babies pave the way for a healthier and happier society or are we in for ...

Technopolitics > Rights > Economic > Technological Unemployment > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
A.I. Taking Jobs Academic Minute

The scholarly work of Kevin LaGrandeur proves that the humanities and sciences have more in common than meets the eye. Listen to the academic minute podcast here