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Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner Publishes New Monograph Nicolai Publishing

IEET Fellow S.L. Sorgner’s latest monograph, which is entitled “Brave New Human” (“Schöner neuer Mensch”), and which he was invited to write by Nicolai Publishing, was published on the 23rd of October 2018. Therein, he present his own vision of the genetic new human, the implanted new human, the digital new human, and the conceptual new human: https://nicolai-publishing.com/products/schoner-neuer-mensch

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner Juries Austrian Patent Award 2018

Last weekend, IEET Fellow and John Cabot University philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to presenting the laudation for the winner of the lifetime achievement award of the Austrian Patent agency 2018. He represented a distinguished jury which consists of leading experts in the field of emergent technologies such as CEO of KTM Stefan Pierer, general director of IBM Austria Patricia Neumann, the rector of the Technical University Vienna Sabine Seidler, Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology of Borealis Maurits van...

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Advisory Board > Soenke Ziesche
Soenke Ziesche Published New Paper on AI MALDIVES NATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH

The objective of this article is to identify synergies for two relevant challenges, which are currently faced by the world community, yet addressed separately: The artificial intelligence value-loading problem and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. First, the challenges and their significance are outlined. Subsequently, opportunities and risks are discussed to utilize the Sustainable Development Goals to set the values of an artificial intelligence. History has shown that it is complex to agree on universal and sufficiently sp...

SciencePolicy > Nanotechnology > Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director S. Umbrello on Designing a Nano-Safe Future The Solutions Journal

Nanotechnologies are fast becoming one of the most ubiquitous of the emerging technologies to have a commercial and economic impact. Along with artificial intelligence systems and biotechnologies, nanotechnology is a billion-dollar global industry that has massive product implications.

Made famous by K. Eric Drexler, Molecular Manufacturing (also known as atomically precise manufacturing (APM), molecular engineering or productive molecular nanosystems) is an emerging manufacturing technology that has the potential to shift current ec...

Rights > HealthLongevity > Affiliate Scholar > Adam A. Ford
Adam A. Ford Wins 1st Prize in the Longevity Film Competition Longevity Film Competition

Synopsis

“Aging is a technical problem with a technical solution - finding the solution requires clear thinking and focused effort. Once solving aging becomes demonstrably feasible, it is likely attitudes will shift regarding its desirability.  There is huge potential, for individuals and for society, in reducing suffering through the use of rejuvenation therapy to achieve new heights of physical well-being.  I also discuss the looming economic implications of large percentages of illness among aging populations - an...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner on the “Ethics of Transhumanism” Forbes

Recently, Forbes published an article on the “Ethics of Transhumanism” in which the philosophical reflections by IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner get recognized and dealt with: https://www.forbes.com/sites/julianvigo/2018/09/24/the-ethics-of-transhumanism-and-the-cult-of-futurist-biotech/#559b92bb4ac5

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
The Ethics Behind Artificial Intelligence: A Dialogue with the CIO of Insight Corporation Insight

Mike Guggemos, Chief Information Officer at Insight Enterprises and Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., Professor of English at the New York Institute of Technology, Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and Co-Founder of the NY Posthuman Research Group, share their views on the thorny issue of AI and ethics.

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner Becomes Lifeboat Foundation Fellow

IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner, due to his engagement in posthuman discourses, the Lifeboat Foundation invited him to being an Advisory Board member of their Ethics, Futurists, and Philosophy board. Several noble prize winners, and MacArthur genius grant fellows are also Advisory Board members of this distinguished organization.

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Austrian newspaper Die Presse am Sonntag

IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was recently interviewed by the most intellectual Sunday newspaper of Austria today, Die Presse am Sonntag. In his interview which was entitled “Europe will turn into a Disneyland….”, he also talks about the world’s first Posthuman Studies course which he developed for John Cabot University. Each issue of the newspaper is being read by a third of a million people.

Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur Appears on Argentinian TV Pampero TV

Watch the short video of Kevin talking about AI and agriculture.