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Kristi Scott

Kristi Scott M.A. is an IEET Affiliate Scholar. Her work centers on the way popular culture presents issues of identity, body modification, cosmetic surgery, and emerging technologies. She has been a freelance writer since 2003 writing for a variety of magazines over the years, most recently as a writer and copy-editor for h+ magazine.

Kristi served as an intern, writer/blogger, volunteer, teaching assistant and coordinator for the IEET beginning in 2007, and also as a reviewer, copy-editor, and layout editor for the Journal of Evolution and Technology.

She was elected to the Board of Directors of Humanity+ in 2010, and is a member of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities and the Futurist Board of the Lifeboat Foundation, a reviewer for the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, an invited member of the Judging Panel for the 2008 Udo Schuklenk Bioethics Essay Competition in Nigeria, and a contributor and blogger for the Women’s Bioethics Project.

Care to Elaborate...

The First Scream After the Silence

Introductory thoughts on Posthumanism and Beauty or Posthuman Beauty

Body parts get options: which one will you choose?

Pandora’s Box gets bleached, tightened & a mint for good measure

Women and Posthumanity: The future looks large and sexy

"Where are all the Techno-Progressive Moms?  busy raising the future"   Ethical Technology  (Jun 27, 2012)

"Transhumanism and Neurophilosophy"   Ethical Technology  (Sep 14, 2011)

"Emerging Threats and Challenges, Bible-Style"   Ethical Technology  (Jul 24, 2011)

"Transhumanism vs. /and Posthumanism"   Ethical Technology  (Jul 14, 2011)

"Human enhancement technologies are nothing new: It’s what humans do"   Ethical Technology  (Apr 7, 2011)

"#15: The Future Looks Large and Sexy"   Ethical Technology  (Dec 17, 2010)

"Posthuman Feminism: Thoughts on Posthumanism and Beauty"   The Yellow Canary  (Sep 24, 2010)

"Body parts get options: which one will you choose?"   The Yellow Canary  (Jul 16, 2010)

"You may have made a friend, but did you find a person?"   Ethical Technology  (Jul 7, 2010)

"Pandora’s Box gets bleached, tightened & a mint for good measure"   Yellow Canary  (Apr 17, 2010)

"A Few Questions for Our New Staff Member"   Ethical Technology  (Apr 12, 2010)

"Women and Posthumanity: The future looks large and sexy"   The Yellow Canary  (Mar 24, 2010)

"The Baroque Body: The Role of Body Modification in Scott Westerfeld´s Uglies"   Humanity in Cybernetic Environments  (Mar 20, 2010)

"Examining Free Reign over Vacant Eyes"   The Yellow Canary  (Jan 27, 2010)

"An Imperfect Organic Woman’s Perspective on the “Perfect Robot Woman”"   Women's Bioethics Project  (Jan 21, 2010)

"Big hairy hobbit feet are OK by me"   The Yellow Canary  (Jan 7, 2010)

"Kristi Scott: Best and Worst"   h+  (Dec 31, 2009)

"The Second Self through Second Life: Mask or Mirror?"     (Dec 16, 2009)

"How do the kids know, and what do we say?"   Care to Elaborate  (Nov 9, 2009)

"Part II: Jon and Kate Plus Truman"   Care to Elaborate  (Oct 20, 2009)

Recent Multimedia
Seeing the Future in a Robot’s Face pt2   2011-07-06

Seeing the Future in a Robot’s Face pt1   2011-07-05

Constructing the Future through the Cinematic Lens of Dystopic Science Fiction Futures   2010-02-01

Truth-telling and Plastic Surgery   2009-08-08

First set of IHEU-IEET conference talks online   2007-05-22

IEET appoints Scott as Program Director (Apr 12, 2010)

Congrats to Kristi and Natasha (Jan 19, 2010)

IEETers step down from and up to the Humanity+ Board (Jan 08, 2010)

IEET folks in latest h+ magazine (Sep 14, 2009)

Treder, Goertzel, Scott in Summer Issue of h+ Magazine (Jun 03, 2009)

Past Appearances
Kristi Scott @ STGlobal’s 11th Annual Conference (Washington, DC - Apr 15, 2011)

Biopolitics of Popular Culture Seminar (EON Reality, Irvine, CA, USA - Dec 04, 2009)

Kristi @ Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues (Salzburg, Austria - Mar 13, 2009)

Kristi Scott @ Visions of the Human in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (Oxford UK - Jul 01, 2008)