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IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur Appointed to editorial boards of AI & Ethics and The Journal of Posthumanism Lifeboat Foundations

IEET Fellow Kevin LaGrandeur has recently been appointed to the editorial boards of two new journals dealing with ethics and emerging technology: AI & Ethics, and The Journal of Posthumanism.  He has also been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Lifeboat Foundation, whose mission is “encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI…’

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Here’s How We Can Make AI for Tracking Covid Safer by Kevin LaGrandeur

During the protests against the killing of George Floyd around the country early this month, predator drones were found by government watchdogs to be circling above the protesters in several cities.  There has rightfully been a great hue and cry from both political parties about this, because such surveillance arguably violates the first and fourth amendment rights of the protesters: such surveillance puts a damper their rights to peaceably assemble and to free speech, and it also violates their rights against illegal searches.

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New Updates on IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner Beyond Humanism

The “Immortalists Magazine” has just published detailed interviews on justice, rights, and discrimination with IEET Fellows David Pearce and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner: https://www.flipsnack.com/BDEAACF6AED/im-jun-jul-2020/full-view.html?fbclid=IwAR0a5-JAoMbaUWr0AC9ZIjs8tTV2FxUdgbqe2doO0CMV5d5CH4h_3UpM5pc

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IEEt Fellows Stefan Sorgner & Kevin LaGrandeur on Covid19 and the Posthuman Posthuman Forum

On May 30, 2020, IEET Fellows Kevin LaGrandeur and Stefan Sorgner were featured speakers at the international symposium hosted by NYU, the Global Posthuman Network, and the NY Posthuman Research Group.  The symposium, done via videoconference, was on the topic, “The Philosophical and Political Implications of Covid19 and the Posthuman.”  It was attended by 250 people from around the globe.  All talks were 5 minutes long, with Q&A after.

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IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner in Immortalists Magazine Journal of Posthuman Studies

IEET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was featured on the cover of the “Immortalists Magazine“. In the magazine, you find a detailed interview, in which he explains his reflections concerning his transhumanist take on the impact of the coronavirus crisis,

A selection of his reflections on the pandemic can also be accessed via the following video which is part of the channel “Posthumans go Viral”.

His ideas reveal that there is a conflict between health and privacy. As an increased health span is identical with a better q...

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First volume of Posthuman Studies book series Published Posthuman Studies

Thee first volume of the new high-class Posthuman Studies book series has just been published by the oldest publishing house in the world, Schwabe publishing (founded 1488). It is written by IEET Affiliate Scholar and renowned sociologist Prof. Steve Fuller, available for 30 € and entitled: Nietzschean Meditations. Untimely Thoughts at the Dawn of the Transhuman Era https://schwabe.ch/nietzschean-meditations-fuller-nietzsche-transhumanism

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Sorgner versus Musk on whether we live in a Computer Simulation

“The Life Cycle is a podcast series dreamt up by Klang Games, conceived as an excuse to procrastinate the development of the studio’s simulation MMO, Seed, a game about human survival and exoplanet settlement”, according to their website. (https://www.thelifecyclepodcast.com/home/#about) In their latest episode of the podcast, they dealt with the question whether we live in a computer simulation and what our chances are that we do actually live in such a simulation. Elon Musk argues that chances are very high that we do not live in bas...

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IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner’s Talk on Posthuman Music

On the 13th of October, he gave the opening presentation at a big conference on leisure in Freiburg i. Br. where he talked about leisure, mindfulness and the posthuman music of Sven Helbig who gave a concert as part of the same event. Here, you see Stefan Lorenz Sorgner together with Sven Helbig who is one of the most successful contemporary composers, and regularly fills concert halls such as the Barbican Center in London, England, the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, the Alexandrinsky Theater in Saint Petersburg, Russia and the Reina Sofia Hall...

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Kick-off evening with Sven Helbig and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Mirage News

The Collaborative Research Centre “Otium. Boundaries, Chronotopes, Practices” at the University of Freiburg is organizing a conference from October 13-16, 2019. The conference is entitled “The Embodiment of Leisure: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relationship between Body, Physical Well-Being and Leisure.” Participants will exchange views on various aspects of the physicality of leisure through lectures and discussions ranging from artistic body performances to current phenomena such as self-optimization and general questions ...

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IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner’s Invited APA Article on Transhumanism APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers

IEET Fellow and JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to write the article “Transhumanism: The Best Minds of Our Generation are Needed for Shaping Our Future” for the “APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers”, vol. 18, number 2, Spring 19, pages 15-18. It can be accessed HERE