Michael Anissimov – Transhumanism – Fear, Taboo & Utopia




Talking Points:
– What Frightens You about the Future?
– Class Divide in a Future of Abundance
– What does it Mean to be Human Today?
– How Will We Treat Artificial Life?
– History that Shaped Our View of Self
– Racial Taboos & Eugenics
– The Taboo of Religion
– Beyond the Human Baseline
– Hacking Our Humanity
– Utopias
– Mental Health in the Future
– Past Attempts at Utopia

Bio: Michael Anissimov (b. 1984) is a futurist and political thinker focused on emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, robotics, and Artificial Intelligence, previously managed Singularity Summit and worked as media director for the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, as well as co-founding Extreme Futurist Festival. The Singularity Summit has received coverage from Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, the San Francisco Chronicle, award-winning science writer Carl Zimmer, The Verge, and a front page article in TIME magazine. Mr. Anissimov emphasizes the need for research into artificial intelligence goal systems to develop “Friendly Artificial Intelligence” for human civilization to successfully navigate the intelligence explosion. He appears in print, on podcasts, in documentaries, public speaking at conferences, and other media to spread this message. He lives in Berkeley, California.
Source: Adam Ford

Donate BTC: 1DUUZbiqjbJvzjuRZEwTS47bqgmnhEJ4XG

Donate ETH: 0x981FcEAAa895C6cee76D2876e9AfC649Dc0C4c75

More Posts:

Stephen Hawking - Rocket To The Future
Mobile Fingerprints Scanner Used By Police
Play Pong With Your… Brain
Virtual Smartphone Tickets Tested In NYC
Visually Impaired Stand A Good Chance For Recovery
BIOSwimmer: Unmanned Underwater Vehicle For Defense Purposes (+VIDEO)
$1.17 Million Grant For Designing A BMI System For Stroke Survivors
Micro UAV Features Improved Landing Mechanism (+VIDEO)
This Ingenious Self-Driving Vehicle Saves Lives By Detecting Roadside Bombs
Lucid Motors Unveils Lucid Air, A 1000-HP Luxury EV With A 400-Mile Range