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Daniel Faggella

Daniel Faggella is the founder of TechEmergence, and blogs at His primary concerns are focused exclusively around uniting the world’s expertise in determining and moving towards the most beneficial transition beyond human potential, and the ethical considerations of transhumanism (enhancing sentience) and AI (the possibility of creating sentience).

Daniel’s academic background is in sports psychology at URI, with his master’s degree in positive psychology at UPENN, under positive psychology’s founding academic thinker, Martin Seligman. His academic business training was completed at the MIT Sloan School of Business.

Daniel has written for the Boston Globe, TechCrunch, Xconomy, the World Futurist Association’s official magazine, the Boston Business Journal, and more. He’s spoken internationally on topics related to the intersection of technology and psychology, including presentations at MIT, Yale, Stanford, Brown, and more.

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"Taming the Human Data Stream"   Ethical Technology   (Aug 10, 2016)

"Conceivable Collaboration: 4 Examples Combining People & AI"   Ethical Technology   (Jul 11, 2016)

"China May Be the Reason that Speech Recognition Takes Off"   Ethical Technology   (Jun 23, 2016)

"Will a Conscious, Intelligent AI Emerge in Our Lifetimes?"   Ethical Technology  (May 13, 2016)

"How Augmented and Virtual Realities Might Change Productivity Forever in the Next 10 Years"   Ethical Technology   (Apr 14, 2016)

"Will Strong AI Development Weaken or Bolster Humanity?"   Ethical Technology  (Mar 14, 2016)

"Why Stopping Killer Robots Is A Battle Worth Fighting"   Ethical Technology  (Feb 17, 2016)

"Can A Brain-Machine Interface Bring You Peace of Mind?"   Ethical Technology  (Jan 31, 2016)

"Analog Computing: The Future of Neural Information Processing? - interview with Dr. Bruce MacLennan"   Ethical Technology  (Jan 23, 2016)

"Can You Effectively Rewire Your Brain?"   Ethical Technology  (Jan 21, 2016)

"Can Humanity Rein In The Rise Of The Machines? - interview with Steve Omohundro"   Ethical Technology  (Jan 16, 2016)

"Will Cyborgs Rule the World?"   Ethical Technology  (Jan 1, 2016)

"How Will New Technology Transform Human Interactions?"   Ethical Technology  (Dec 15, 2015)

"When “Upgrading” Your Brain is Possible, Would it Be Too Good to Refuse?"   TechEmergence  (Dec 14, 2015)

"Economics And The Future of Artificial Intelligence"   Ethical Technology   (Dec 6, 2015)

"The Rise of A.I. Ethics"   Ethical Technology  (Nov 15, 2015)

"Can RoboLobsters Claw Out A Place In The Future of Biomimetics?"   Ethical Technology  (Nov 4, 2015)

"The Future of Artificial Intelligence – Separating Facts from Fictions"   Ethical Technology  (Oct 25, 2015)

"Existential Risks Now to Yield AI Enrichment, Not Destruction"   Ethical Technology  (Oct 17, 2015)

"Predictive Commercial Technologies Will Alter the Way We Live"   Ethical Technology  (Oct 5, 2015)

Recent Multimedia
Transhuman Impact on Gender and Human Potential   2015-10-19

Did the Evolution of the Brain… Evolve Our Morality?   2015-10-18

How Can We Safely Build Something Smarter Than Us?   2015-07-05

Did the Evolution of the Brain… Evolve Our Morality?   2015-06-30

On Existential Risk and Individual Contribution to the “Good”   2015-06-30

Tech Emergence Founder Dan Fagella Announces The Sale Of Science Of Skill (Apr 08, 2017)

Transhuman Debate in SF East Bay, co-sponsored by IEET (Jan 22, 2016)

Past Appearances
Faggella on AI @ TEDxAmoskeag (Hooksett, NH USA - Nov 14, 2015)