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IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Joins Delphi Editorial Board Delphi: Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies.

IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Joins the editorial board of the journal Delphi: Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies. You can read the first issue here.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner to Give Keynote Address at a Posthumanities Winter School Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism

EET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to giving an opening keynote address at a winter school dedicated to the posthumanities with more than 100 doctoral students participating: http://ktkdk.edu.ee/winterschool2019/ IEET Scholar Steve Fuller was invited to being another keynote speaker during the same event.

28 January–1 February 2019

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Publishes New Paper on AI Ethics Big Data and Cognitive Computing

IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Publishes New Paper on AI Ethics in the journal Big Data and Cognitive Computing as part of the Special Issue Artificial Superintelligence: Coordination & Strategy and is available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2504-2289/3/1/5

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Advisory Board > Soenke Ziesche > Affiliate Scholar > Roman Yampolskiy
IEET Affiliates Roman Yampolskiy and Soenke Ziesche Publish New Paper on AI Welfare Big Data and Cognitive Computing

In light of fast progress in the field of AI there is an urgent demand for AI policies. Bostrom et al., provide “a set of policy desiderata”, out of which this article attempts to contribute to the “interests of digital minds”. The focus is on two interests of potentially sentient digital minds: to avoid suffering and to have the freedom of choice about their deletion. Various challenges are considered, including the vast range of potential features of digital minds, the difficulties in assessing the interests and wellbeing of sentie...

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