Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
a weekly, syndicated public affairs radio show transmitting a sexy, high-tech vision of a radically democratic future



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Dr. J. Hughes


John Robert Marlow

Nano

Dr. J. talks to John Robert Marlow, author of the fast-paced techno-thriller Nano which explores the political, military and transhumanist implications of molecular manufacturing and nanorobotics.



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Richard Samson

Mind Over Technology

Dr. J. talks to Richard Samson, a futurist, author of a number of books on human potential and director of the EraNova Institute. In Mind over Technology, Mr. Samson argues that, as machines automate routine physical and intellectual labor, human beings will be able to enhance their unique human capacities to find new niches in the economy.



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Pandora’s Baby

Dr. J. talks to Robin Marantz Henig on her book Pandora’s Baby, a story about the moral panic around the first “test-tube babies,” born from in-vitro fertilization.



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Stephen Bezruchka

Sickness and Wealth pt2

CSR presents Part Two of a Feb. 9, 2004 speech by Dr. Stephen Bezruchka, author of a series of books on the Himalayas, and a series of articles on the connections between inequality, globalization and health. Dr. Bezruchka set up SCALPEL, which links Nepali surgeons to medical officers posted to rural hospitals. Currently he teaches in the International Health Program at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine in the University of Washington, where he directs the Population Health Forum. Dr. Bezruchka has an essay in the forthcoming South End Press volume Sickness and Wealth: The Corporate Assault on Global Health.



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Stephen Bezruchka

Sickness and Wealth pt1

CSR presents Part One of a Feb. 9, 2004 speech by Dr. Stephen Bezruchka, author of a series of books on the Himalayas, and a series of articles on the connections between inequality, globalization and health. Dr. Bezruchka set up SCALPEL, which links Nepali surgeons to medical officers posted to rural hospitals. Currently he teaches in the International Health Program at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine in the University of Washington, where he directs the Population Health Forum. Dr. Bezruchka has an essay in the forthcoming South End Press volume Sickness and Wealth: The Corporate Assault on Global Health.



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Nick Bostrom

Transhumanist Dignity

Bostrom speaks on the illusiveness of “human dignity” and the dignity to be found in enhancements.



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Nick Bostrom

World Transhumanism

Interview with Nick Bostrom, co-founder World Transhumanist Association



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