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GlobalDemocracySecurity > CatRisks > SpaceThreats > Fellows > Riccardo Campa
IEET fellow Riccardo Campa Co-Authors new Paper on Space Mining Technological Forecasting & Social Change

IEET fellow Riccardo Campa co-authors paper on space colonization with Konrad Szocik and Martin Braddock. The team envisions the prospect of asteroid mining and argue that fully automated space colonization (FASC) could be a solution to prevent unwanted side effects of the Singularity, such as competition for resources between humankind and a hostile Artificial Intelligence. The article appeared in Technological Forecasting & Social Change, on April 8th, 2019.

GlobalDemocracySecurity > CatRisks > SpaceThreats > Fellows > Riccardo Campa
A team of researchers including IEET fellow Riccardo Campa explains why genetic enhancement is needed for crewed Mars mission Changing the Paradigm on Human Enhancements: The Special Case of Modifications to Counter Bone Loss for Manned Mars Missions

A team of researchers including IEET fellow Riccardo Campa explains why genetic enhancement is needed for crewed Mars mission. Space colonization is not just a matter of rockets and spacesuits. The article appeared on Space Policy on March 19th, 2019.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
Sorgner’s Philosophical Approach is a “point of refence that contemporary culture cannot ignore” (Vattimo) Übermensch

In the March 2019 edition of the German equivalent of “The Atlantic”, the “Cicero Kulturmagazin”, you will find a detailed interview, which is entitled “Der Übermensch ist unsere Hoffnung” (“The Overhuman is our Hope”). Here, the well-known journalist Alexander Kissler interviews the new realist Markus Gabriel, a bestselling author, and philosophy professor at the University of Bonn, and IEET FEllow and JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner about topics of Sorgner’s new monograph, e...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner to Give Keynote Address at a Posthumanities Winter School Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism

EET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to giving an opening keynote address at a winter school dedicated to the posthumanities with more than 100 doctoral students participating: http://ktkdk.edu.ee/winterschool2019/ IEET Scholar Steve Fuller was invited to being another keynote speaker during the same event.

28 January–1 February 2019

Technopolitics > Philosophy > SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Fellows > William Sims Bainbridge
William Sims Bainbridge
Taking Aim: The Problematic Nature of Artificial Intelligence in a Time of Social Conflict by William Sims Bainbridge

Many scientists, engineers, and governments are promoting what they call artificial intelligence, without a thorough critique of the validity of their concepts or evaluation of the harm that could result from implementing them.  Computer science organizations have begun promoting improved ethical standards, but there is little reason to believe that ethics have much power in today’s conflicted world.  Research on the actual ethical, legal and social implications of various kinds of AI is actually quite limited.  How can ...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner Publishes New Monograph Nicolai Publishing

IEET Fellow S.L. Sorgner’s latest monograph, which is entitled “Brave New Human” (“Schöner neuer Mensch”), and which he was invited to write by Nicolai Publishing, was published on the 23rd of October 2018. Therein, he present his own vision of the genetic new human, the implanted new human, the digital new human, and the conceptual new human: https://nicolai-publishing.com/products/schoner-neuer-mensch

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner Juries Austrian Patent Award 2018

Last weekend, IEET Fellow and John Cabot University philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to presenting the laudation for the winner of the lifetime achievement award of the Austrian Patent agency 2018. He represented a distinguished jury which consists of leading experts in the field of emergent technologies such as CEO of KTM Stefan Pierer, general director of IBM Austria Patricia Neumann, the rector of the Technical University Vienna Sabine Seidler, Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology of Borealis Maurits van...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner on the “Ethics of Transhumanism” Forbes

Recently, Forbes published an article on the “Ethics of Transhumanism” in which the philosophical reflections by IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner get recognized and dealt with: https://www.forbes.com/sites/julianvigo/2018/09/24/the-ethics-of-transhumanism-and-the-cult-of-futurist-biotech/#559b92bb4ac5

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
The Ethics Behind Artificial Intelligence: A Dialogue with the CIO of Insight Corporation Insight

Mike Guggemos, Chief Information Officer at Insight Enterprises and Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., Professor of English at the New York Institute of Technology, Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and Co-Founder of the NY Posthuman Research Group, share their views on the thorny issue of AI and ethics.

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner Becomes Lifeboat Foundation Fellow

IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner, due to his engagement in posthuman discourses, the Lifeboat Foundation invited him to being an Advisory Board member of their Ethics, Futurists, and Philosophy board. Several noble prize winners, and MacArthur genius grant fellows are also Advisory Board members of this distinguished organization.