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Natasha Vita-More

Natasha Vita-More, PhD is faculty and Program Lead of Graduate Studies at the University of Advancing Technology. Her book The Transhumanist Reader - Classical and Contemporary essays on the Science, Technology and Philosophy of the Human Future is the most read book on transhumanism. She designed the first whole body prosthetic and establishing groundbreaking science on long-term memory after vitrification of C. elegans. Her creative works have been featured in Wired, The New York Times, London Observer, MIT Technology Review, U.S. News & World Report, Net Business, Teleopolis, and Village Voice, and in more than a dozen documentaries. She Chair of Humanity+. Her website is

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Intelligence Unbound: The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds by Russell Blackford and Damien Broderick eds. (2014)

Between Ape and Artilect: Conversations with Pioneers of AGI and Other Transformative Technologies by Ben Goertzel ed. (2014)

The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays by eds. Max More and Natasha Vita-More (2013)

"A Pressing Issue — Lack of Knowledge about Global Health"  (Mar 14, 2016)

"Report on Nigeria ICT Festival 2015"   Ethical Technology  (Jan 19, 2016)

"Live-Blogging the Morning of Day Two of Humanity+ San Francisco"   Ethical Technology  (Dec 2, 2012)

"Live-Blogging the Afternoon of Day One of Humanity+ San Francisco"   Ethical Technology  (Dec 1, 2012)

"The Aesthetics of Transhumanism"   Hplusmagazine  (May 29, 2012)

"We Are Strong: Only Insofar As We Take Advantage of Our Innate Abilities and Build Smarter Tools"   NanoTech-Now  (Apr 4, 2012)

"Nano’s Neo Normal"   Nanotechnology Now  (Mar 26, 2012)

"Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Skin"   NanoTech-Now  (Mar 18, 2012)

"Epoch of Plasticity"   Metaverse Creativity  (Dec 16, 2010)

"We are Strong: Only Insofar As We Take Advantage of Our Innate Abilities and Build Smarter Tools"   Nanotechnology Now  (Nov 21, 2010)

"Epoch of plasticity: The metaverse as a vehicle for cognitive enhancement"   Metaverse Creativity  (Nov 1, 2010)

"Zone of Life Prolongation"   BIOTOPIA  (Oct 15, 2010)

"Futurisms Takes My Favorite Picture at H+"   Pop Transhumanism  (Jun 21, 2010)

"Bringing Arts/Sciences and Design into the Discussion of Transhumanism"   Transhumanism and Its Critics  (Feb 5, 2010)

"Transhuman Statement and Extropic Art Manifesto"   Artists' Manifestos  (Jan 1, 2010)

"Nano’s Neo Normal"   Nanotech Now  (Sep 21, 2009)

"Human Enhancement Aesthetics"   D'Ars Magazine (Venice Bienalle issue, August-November 2009)  (Aug 3, 2009)

"Interpretive Dance of the Transhumanist Future"   Ethical Technology  (Jun 10, 2009)

"Wisdom through Neural Macrosensing"  (May 20, 2007)

Recent Multimedia
Substrate Autonomous, Networked Avatar Bodies by Design   2015-01-28

Natasha Vita-More, “Informed Radical Life Extension, by Design” (53min)   2014-11-26

Back To The Future In The Metaverse   2014-05-20

The Future of Being Human   2013-09-29

Singularity 1 on 1: Whole Body Prosthetic   2013-09-05

Vita-More, Swan at NY Posthuman Research Group Symposium (Apr 03, 2016)

IEET’s Hughes, Cascio, Brin, Vita-More, and Goertzel at Humanity+ @San Francisco (Oct 11, 2012)

IEET Fellow Vita-More at Dubrovnik Conference (Sep 12, 2012)

Vita-More and Goertzel re-elected to Humanity Plus Board (Apr 16, 2012)

HumanityPlus @ Melbourne Conference (Apr 10, 2012)

Past Appearances
Posthuman and Transhuman Bodies in Religion and Spirituality Panel (Harvard University - Oct 28, 2016)

Vita-More, Swan at NY Posthuman Research Group Symposium (New York University - Apr 22, 2016)

Vita-More @ Alcor Conference (Scottsdale, AZ USA - Oct 09, 2015)

Vita-More @ Next Level of Thinking: AFI+ Summit (Berlin, Germany - Sep 07, 2015)

Vita-More @ IFA+ SUMMIT (Berlin Germany - Sep 04, 2015)