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SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Neuroscience > Affiliate Scholar > John Danaher
John Danaher
Cognitive Scarcity and Artificial Intelligence: How Assistive AI Could Alleviate Inequality by John Danaher

By Miles Brundage (FHI, Oxford University) and John Danaher (NUI Galway)

(Be sure to check out Miles’s other work on his website and over at the Future of Humanity Institute, where he is currently a research fellow. You can also follow him on Twitter @Miles_Brundage)

Technopolitics > Futurism > Technoprogressivism > Staff > J. Hughes
James Hughes and the Transhumanist Zeitgeist Singularity Bros

Our very first guest—and one of our favorites—James Hughes returns to keep it 100. James Hughes, Executive Director of the IEET, and the first guest we ever had, is back. He’s the best. Prepare for a transhumanist delight.

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GlobalDemocracySecurity > GlobalGov > Affiliate Scholar > Rick Searle
Rick Searle
Why liberals might kill free speech Jun 23 by Rick Searle

We’ve got a huge problem on our hands which the 2016 election, along with Brexit, has not so much created as fully exposed. What we’ve witnessed is a kind of short-circuit between the three pillars that have defined our particular form of democratic liberalism over the last century.

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Staff > J. Hughes
Who’s a Technoprogressive? The World Transformed

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Contributors > EMG
EMG
FM-2030 ou l’individu contrarié by EMG

Après un retour sur la singularité technologique telle qu’évoquée par John von Neumann, suite de cette série sur l’archéologie du transhumanisme avec FM-2030, futuriste américain d’origine iranienne.

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Staff > J. Hughes
The Virtues Control Panel with James Hughes The World Transformed

Vision > Virtuality > Fellows > William Sims Bainbridge
William Sims Bainbridge
Is Reality Winner “One of Us?” by William Sims Bainbridge

Amidst the raging chaos in modern advanced nations, aggravated or rendered more visible by emerging technologies, an occasional individual person stands out, now notably Reality Winner.  Her Wikipedia page begins: “Reality Leigh Winner (born December 1991) is an American intelligence specialist employed by Pluribus International Corporation. Winner was arrested on June 3, 2017, on suspicion of leaking an intelligence report about Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections to the news website The Intercept. The report sug...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Affiliate Scholar > Adam A. Ford
AI & the Faustian Bargain with Technological Change - A. C. Grayling Adam Ford

AC Grayling weighs in on progress in Artificial Intelligence - this is the first time he has publicly discussed the issues he does in this interview. “I think the thing that is going to change everything is machine learning; is artificial intelligence and robotics…this is an enormous dogs leg in human history in a way that the intelligence systems can teach themselves, can become even smarter than they are already.”

Vision > Virtuality > Affiliate Scholar > Steve Fuller
Steve Fuller
What Does the Campaign to Make Internet Access a Human Right Say about Who We Are? by Steve Fuller

What follows is not an argument for rejecting internet access as a human right. I have no problem with internet access being made available to all humans. But I believe that the enthusiasm attached to this campaign speaks to the Realpolitik that often lay behind ‘human rights’ campaigns. After all, in terms of Abraham Maslow’s famed ‘hierarchy of needs’, which defines the stages of human self-actualisation, internet access would be located near the very top – certainly on top of meeting the basic material conditions of life, whic...

Technopolitics > Futurism > SciencePolicy > Safety and Efficacy > Implants > Contributors > Terence Ericson
Terence Ericson
Les révolutions biotech : 2 / MicroARN, gros organismes by Terence Ericson

Les microARN, reconnus seulement depuis 2000, sont à la fois de véritables détecteurs de cancers et un puissant moyens de lutter contre ces derniers.