Douglas Rushkoff will be hosting a show on New York City’s WFMU called The MediaSquat. It’ll be on live Monday evenings at 7pm Eastern, beginning March 16.
Russell Blackford and Udo Schuklenk gave Voices of Disbelief to the publisher, Wiley-Blackwell, in early December 2008 with publication currently planned for September. The contributors will be familiar to many friends of the IEET.
IEET Assistant Director Marcelo Rinesi is editing a new online magazine, Frontier Economy, focusing on the economic and business implications of emerging technologies.
We look forward to the synergies.
The Order of Cosmic Engineers are a group of transhumanists who are focused on “turning this universe into a ‘magical’ realm.” They focus on building their activity in online virtual reality worlds. They include IEET Board member Giulio Prisco and IEET advisor Martine Rothblatt. They have recently issued the “YES! to Transhumanism” statement which is a call to arms for defense of radical transhumanism against pressures to downplay the more challenging and futuristic aspects of the transhumanist pers...
The IEET is very pleased to welcome three new fellows, Peter Bebergal, Randall Mayes and Natasha Vita-More.
Congratulations to the newly elected Board of Humanity+ which now includes IEET Board members Nick Bostrom, Mike LaTorra and George Dvorsky, IEET Fellows Ben Goertzel and Mike Treder, and the IEET Executive Director J. Hughes.
Some of you are members of our sister organization Humanity+ (formerly World Transhumanist Association), so I wanted to just drop a quick note about this week’s elections for the Humanity+ Board of Directors. (If you aren’t a voting member you have until Thursday to join and vote). All the candidate statements are here. There are four IEET folks in the running that I thought you should be aware of including IEET Board members Michael LaTorra and George Dvorsky, and IEET Fellows Mike Treder and ...
Doug is teaching an online course, Life Incorporated, through the MaybeLogic Academy beginning January 12, for six weeks.
We have started on the new issue of the Journal of Evolution and Technology with a brief editorial by Russell Blackford and articles by Eric Steinhart (on the relationship between transhumanism and the work of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin) and Colin Farrelly (a dialogue about fundamental public policy priorities).
Edge.com asked 150 of the most visionary minds on the planet - including the IEET’s Nick Bostrom, Aubrey de Grey and Douglas Rushkoff - the question “What will change everything?”