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How The Missing Biography of Satoshi Nakamoto Impacts the World at Large by Nikki Olson

When Satoshi Nakamoto cracked the code for the blockchain he altered the course of all our lives, whether one has an interest in using Bitcoin or not. The full extent to which the world is changed by this peer-to-peer technology is not yet realized, but becomes more and more apparent as Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies grow and develop, and future platforms built on top of these networks are envisioned. It is not an exaggeration to write that a major paradigm shift has occurred, one that many believe is of similar caliber to the World Wide...

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A Review of The Techno-Human Shell, by Joseph Carvalko by Nikki Olson

Joseph Carvalko, polymath, has authored a new book entitled “The Techno-Human Shell: A Jump in the Evolutionary Gap”. Carvalko is a lawyer, an engineer, a musician, and an inventor who currently holds 10 patents in the fields of electronics, biomedicine and financial services. His new book, an exploration of Transhumanist topics, focuses on implantable device technology as well as legal and ethical aspects of the transition to post-humanity.

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Review of Mark Coeckelbergh’s Human Being @ Risk by Nikki Olson

Singularity topics, being in many ways theories of everything, and Transhumanist topics, being relevantly political and ethical, are subject matters that lend themselves to broad conceptual discourse, often of, and related to existentialism. Mark Coeckelbergh’s publication Human Being @ Risk: Enhancement, Vulnerability, and the Evaluation of Vulnerability Transformations, is a thoughtful and bold exercise in relating Transhumanist discourse to historic and present day academic existentialism and anthropology, and offers a considered ev...

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The Singularity: A Documentary by Doug Wolens by Nikki Olson

“I guide you, I really help you along to get on board with the argument. But you don’t have to take that hook and believe it. It’s important to me that we think about these things, because ultimately every person in the world should come to terms with some of these notions and come up with their own ideas.” – Doug Wolens, on The Singularity

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Do You Want to be a Cyborg, or a Transhuman? by Nikki Olson

The words “cyborg” and “transhuman” are frequently used interchangeably, but to what extent, and in what ways, do the concepts have the same referents? And which is the preferable concept to identify with when contemplating one’s own future?

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#10 3D Printing Laboratories: The Age of DIY Designer Drugs Begins by Nikki Olson

Novel techniques in 3D printing technology simplify the production of drugs, enabling home design and synthesis of pharmaceuticals.

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Oscar Pistorius Now … Elective Amputation in 10 Years? by Nikki Olson

The anticipation is rising for Oscar Pistorious’ race at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Pistorius, nicknamed “Blade Runner” and “The Fastest Man On No Legs”, is the first ever amputee to compete in the World Olympics, with his first race scheduled to take place August 4th.

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How Safely Can You Practice DIY Drugs? by Nikki Olson

The demand is rising for enhancement technologies. A recent article at Forbes argues the market is ripe for a means of cognitive augmentation, hypothesizing “IQ” as the next trillion dollar business. And culturally, more are becoming comfortable with the idea of using technology to improve their mood, physiological well-being, creativity, and performance.

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3D Printing Laboratories: The Age of DIY Designer Drugs Begins by Nikki Olson

Novel techniques in 3D printing technology simplify the production of drugs, enabling home design and synthesis of pharmaceuticals.

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Welcome to New Affiliate Scholar and Fellow

The IEET is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikki Olson as an IEET Affiliate Scholar and veteran transhumanist thinker David Pearce as an IEET Fellow.