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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

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Blue Collar by Marcelo Rinesi

Of biotech, industry 4.0, and very quick showers.

GlobalDemocracySecurity > Affiliate Scholar > Hank Pellissier
Hank Pellissier
Fourteen Reforms to Rescue USA Democracy by Hank Pellissier

The USA is a sub-par, wretchedly-flawed ‘democracy.’

A Princeton/Northwestern study suggests the US government more closely resembles an oligarchy or a corporatocracy than a democracy because “economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy, while mass-based interest groups and average citizens have little or no independent influence.”

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story:  Murder on the self-driving shared ride by Marcelo Rinesi

Robot cars don’t kill people: People kill people. Or at least that’s Elon Musk’s tweetstorm header and legal defense strategy.

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Wordless Prayers of the Small Ones by Marcelo Rinesi

The most baffling new diseases sometimes have the simplest cures.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Rights > HealthLongevity > Advisory Board > Marc Roux
Marc Roux
LE DENI DE LA MORT ? by Marc Roux

La metformine est un médicament courant, bon marché, et dont certains chercheurs soupçonnent qu’il pourrait avoir un effet positif global sur le vieillissement. Plusieurs essais sont en cours …

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Poisonous Song of the Skies by Marcelo Rinesi

Astronomers discover signs of alien intelligence, with clues to new, more powerful technology. What if it happens (relatively speaking) all the time?

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Rights > HealthLongevity
Marc Roux
La metformine, peut-elle agir sur le vieillissement ? by Marc Roux

Suite à une émission d’ARTE diffusée le 7 septembre 2019, Harold Knoll, fondateur de la start-up longévitiste DAYU, précise ses réponses au philosophe Raphaël Enthoven.

Vision > Bioculture > Fiction > Staff > Marcelo Rinesi
Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Noontime Dawns by Marcelo Rinesi

The problem isn’t that the research station is completely quiet; it’s noon, after all. But the interior decoration is deeply unsettling.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
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...