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Adam A. Ford Wins 1st Prize in the Longevity Film Competition Longevity Film Competition

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“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.

Fellows > Aubrey de Grey > Stefan Sorgner
New Journal of Emerging Technologies Announced Delphi - Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies

IEET Fellows Stefan Lorenz Sorgner and Aubrey de Grey were invited to being members of the Editorial Board of the new journal “Delphi - Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies” together with Zoltan Istvan and other distinguished scholars and thinkers, The Managing Editor is philosophy professor Ciano Aydin from the University of Twente: http://www.lexxion.de/en/zeitschriften/fachzeitschriften-englisch/delphi.html Here you can find their initial call for papers: http://www.lexxion.de/pdf/delphi/Call_for_Papers_Delphi.p...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
Stefan Sorgner Edits New Book Series on Posthuman Studies Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism

The oldest publishing house in the world, Schwabe publishing (founded 1488), deeply rooted in the humanist tradition, embraces the intellectual engagement with one of the most significant debates of our time: Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism.

Technopolitics > Technoprogressivism > Directors > David Wood
This Smartphone Pioneer Is Fighting to Create a Transhumanist Superdemocracy Inverse

David Wood, a man that helped revolutionize communication in the early days of the smart phone, now wants to make the government smarter too. The British transhumanist helped pioneer today’s smartphone industry when he co-founded mobile operating system developer Symbian in 1998, and now he’s calling for changes that would radically rethink how people and politicians interact.

Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur Publishes new Book Review The Agonist: A Nietzsche Circle Journal

IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur had his review of the book, Nietzsche and Transhumanism: Precursor or Enemy?, edited by Yunus Tuncel, published in the Spring 2018 edition of The Agonist: A Nietzsche Circle Journal.