To the self-righteous, boring New Atheists, I wish to counterpoint the smiling (or perhaps smi2ling followers of Timothy Leary’s transhumanist vision), science-oriented New Believers.
For French speakers, here is the video of the second TechnoXLR8 online conference organized by the French Transhumanist Association on teleXLR8. Marc Roux, president and co-founder of the French Transhumanist Association, shared his thoughts on the impact of, reactions to, and future of transhumanism in France and the French speaking world.
For French speakers, here is the video of the first TechnoXLR8 online conference organized by the French Transhumanist Association on teleXLR8. Rémi Sussan shared his thoughts on transhumanism, what it is, and its role on today’s world.
Giulio Prisco interviews venusplusx.org polymaths Alison Gardner and Dan Massey on sexual freedom, the occupy movement, transhumanism, the singularity, physics, religion and spirituality, and their forthcoming book.
The Turing Church Online Workshop 2 on Sunday December 11, 2011, explored transhumanist spirituality and “Religion 2.0″, the convergence of science and religion, highly imaginative future science and technologies for resurrection, emerging science and technologies for immortality.
Ken Hayworth gave a talk and Q/A on How to create a Connectome Observatory of the mouse brain and beyond, in OpenQwaq, on November 13 2011.
Suzanne Gildert gave a talk on Hack the Multiverse! on Sunday August 21, 2011, in OpenQwaq. She outlined the basics of Quantum Computing, described the the D-Wave One quantum computer, and explained how to program it.