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Riccardo Campa in International Symposium on Transhumanism

IEET Fellow Riccardo Campa will participate, as a lecturer and member of the Scientific Committee, in the International Symposium titled “Crisis of Humanity? Humanism, Transhumanism, Posthumanism.”

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Riccardo Campa will be speaking at Vienna conference

IEET Fellow Riccardo Campa will present a lecture on “Robots and Unemployment: A Scenario Analysis” in Vienna.

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Special Issue of JET: Hughes, Walker, Campa & Danaher on Tech Unemployment and BIG

The special issue of the Journal of Evolution and Technology is published and has nine essays on technological unemployment and the basic income guarantee, six of them by IEETers.

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Technological Growth and Unemployment:  A Global Scenario Analysis by Riccardo Campa

The aim of this article is to explore the possible futures generated by the development of artificial intelligence. Our focus will be on the social consequences of automation and robotisation, with special attention being paid to the problem of unemployment. In spite of the fact that this investigation is mainly speculative in character, we will try to develop our analysis in a methodologically sound way. To start, we will make clear that the relation between technology and structural unemployment is still controversial. Therefore, the hypot...

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Workers and Automata: A Sociological Analysis of the Italian Case by Riccardo Campa

Abstract: The aim of this investigation is to determine if there is a relation between automation and unemployment within the Italian socio-economic system. Italy is Europe’s second nation and the fourth in the world in terms of robot density, and among the G7 it is the nation with the highest rate of youth unemployment. Establishing the ultimate causes of unemployment is a very difficult task, and the notion itself of ‘technological unemployment’ is controversial. Mainstream economics tends to relate the high rate of unemployment that...

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IEET Fellow Riccardo Campa lectures and debates at University of Milan

On October 1, Prof. Riccardo Campa - IEET Fellow, Chairman of the Italian Transhumanist Association, and assistant professor of sociology at the Jagiellonian University of Cracow - presented a lecture to post-graduate students of the State University of Milan, Biotechnologies and Transactional Medicine Department.

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Campa Publishes Book on Transhumanism in Italian

IEET Fellow Riccardo Campa has just published a new book on transhumanism in Italian, as part of Bergamo University Press’s new book series “Transumanisti.”

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Toward a transhumanist politics by Riccardo Campa

The central transhumanist idea of self-directed evolution can be coupled with different political, philosophical and religious opinions. Accordingly, we have observed individuals and groups joining the movement from very different persuasions. On one hand such diversity may be an asset in terms of ideas and stimuli, but on the other hand it may involve a practical paralysis, especially when members give priority to their existing affiliations over their belonging to organized transhumanism.

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Italian Transhumanist Manifesto by Riccardo Campa

IEET Fellow Riccardo Campa, helped by IEET Board member Giulio Prisco and others, has crafted this very interesting statement of a transhumanist vision and strategic point of view, which has been endorsed and adopted by the Italian Transhumanist Association (AIT). The English translation was done by Stefano Vaj of the AIT, with advice from the IEET’s J. Hughes (who is not a member of the AIT). As with all translation the meanings have probably shifted somewhat, so please note that the original is online here.

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Hughes, Bostrom, de Grey & Campa in Italian documentary

A documentary on transhumanism was shown on Italian television on November 15th, titled Nascita del super-uomo (Birth of the Superhuman). It was produced by Rai TV.