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IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur Appears on Argentinian TV Pampero TV

Watch the short video of Kevin talking about AI and agriculture.

Fellows > Aubrey de Grey > Stefan Sorgner
New Journal of Emerging Technologies Announced Delphi - Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies

IEET Fellows Stefan Lorenz Sorgner and Aubrey de Grey were invited to being members of the Editorial Board of the new journal “Delphi - Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies” together with Zoltan Istvan and other distinguished scholars and thinkers, The Managing Editor is philosophy professor Ciano Aydin from the University of Twente: http://www.lexxion.de/en/zeitschriften/fachzeitschriften-englisch/delphi.html Here you can find their initial call for papers: http://www.lexxion.de/pdf/delphi/Call_for_Papers_Delphi.p...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
Stefan Sorgner Edits New Book Series on Posthuman Studies Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism

The oldest publishing house in the world, Schwabe publishing (founded 1488), deeply rooted in the humanist tradition, embraces the intellectual engagement with one of the most significant debates of our time: Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism.

Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur Publishes new Book Review The Agonist: A Nietzsche Circle Journal

IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur had his review of the book, Nietzsche and Transhumanism: Precursor or Enemy?, edited by Yunus Tuncel, published in the Spring 2018 edition of The Agonist: A Nietzsche Circle Journal.

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow S.L. Sorgner Published New Collection: Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies

Together with Prof. Maria Sinaci, IEET Fellow Prof. Stefan Lorenz Sorgner just edited another essay collection. It is entitled “Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies” and is available open access at the following website http://trivent-publishing.eu/ethics_of_emerging_biotechnologies.html

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner: jury member of the Austrian Governmental Award Patent 2018

IEET Fellow and Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to being a jury member by the Austrian patent agency to vote for the most innovative inventions of 2018: https://www.ots.at/presseaussendung/OTS_20180419_OTS0064/staatspreis-patent-schoenheitswettbewerb-fuer-patente-und-marken-startet-bild The jury consists of leading experts in the field of emergent technologies and distinguished policy-maker, e.g. CEO of KTM Stefan Pierer, general director of IBM Austria Patricia Neumann, the rector of the Technical University Vienna Sa...

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Stefan Sorgner
Reflection on the Global Solutions (GS) Taipei Workshop 2018 by Stefan Sorgner

IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner explains that smart city needs upgraded humans at the Global Solutions (GS) Taipei Workshop 2018. There, his transhumanist reflections get discussed intensely by world leading politicians, scholars, and policy makers. In the photo below, you find him standing in between Prof. Blair Sheppard from Duke University and Dr. Chen Mei-ling, the current Taiwanese Minister of the Development Council. Next to her is the former General Director of the World Trade Organization, Pascal Lamy, who was a special guest at th...

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Fellows > Kevin LaGrandeur
Kevin LaGrandeur Interviewed on WGN RADIO in Chicago The Mason Vera Paine Show

“Is Artificial Intelligence Something We Should Worry About?”  When it comes to Artificial-Intelligence (A.I) we always hear about doom and gloom, from job losses to a robocalypse; but could these things be just an over-reaction? Find out more by listening to this interview Kevin gave regarding this topic on The Mason Vera Paine Show of WGN RADIO in Chicago, on March 28, 2018. They covered the ways A.I will effect daily life & what we can do to prepare ourselves: http://wgnradio.com/2018/03/28/is-artificial-intelligence-...

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Kevin LaGrandeur
The Future of Humanity: An Intimate Techno-Relationship by Kevin LaGrandeur

Futurists tend to exaggerate, overestimating the change that’s heading our way. Most likely there will be no new species, no destructive post-human scenario, no sci-fi movie style acceleration of evolution. However, what we can say or even predict with certainty is that the way we interact with the world and with the machines of the future will change. Human beings will remain so, but their relationship with objects will be deeper, a kind technological intimacy

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Kevin LaGrandeur in the News FierceCEO

IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur was recently quoted in the article “Is artificial intelligence the great job eliminator or creator?” by Karen Talley.  The news article is posted on FierceCEO.