There is more and more, and often positive, coverage of mind uploading and cybernetic immortality in the press, and it appears that leaving biology behind and becoming cyber angels is an idea whose time has come. Continue reading Becoming cyber angels
An example of the hypothetical “weird time physics” that I discussed in my talk at the MTA conference. This is not (yet) “time travel” or “quantum archaeology” and should not be taken as such, but it shows that different pixels of space-time are subtly entangled.
Here is my presentation on The Turing Church of Transcendent Engineering at the 2012 conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. The conference was held on 6 April 2012 from 9am to 5pm at the Salt Lake City Public Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
My friend Fred Chamberlain recently had his brain placed into cryostasis at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale. He created a large mindfile, probably one of the most complete created so far, which will be used together with the information stored in Fred’s frozen brain to reconstruct him after cryonic sleep, once the technology is available.
I watched George Carey‘s film “Knocking on Heaven’s Door,” aired by the BBC last year on the 50th Yuri’s Night. The one-hour film is recommended to all those who are interested in space, the history of the Russian space program, the amazing beautiful philosophy known as Russian Cosmism (and, more recently, just Cosmism), our place and future in the universe, technological immortality and resurrection. Continue reading Knocking on Heaven’s Door — Russian Cosmism, Transhumanism and Space Exploration
On April 6 I will give a talk on “The Turing Church of Transcendent Engineering” at the 2012 conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. Continue reading Mormon Transhumanist Association conference, SLC, April 6
In a few months it will be 40 years since the last man walked on the Moon. Unless, of course, one wants to believe in the Apollo 18 story. I don’t, but the 70s retro look of the film and its beautiful lunar images made me remember that night 43 years ago, in 1969, when we watched Neil Armstrong walking on the Moon. Continue reading A real Apollo 18, open source and crowd-funded, and then to the stars
The Telegraph | He is regarded as the most famous atheist in the world but last night Professor Richard Dawkins admitted he could not be sure that God does not exist. Continue reading Richard Dawkins: I can’t be sure God does not exist
Good article (in French) published in February 2012 by the Swiss popular magazine L’illustré, based on an interview with me of December 2011. The Singularity, transhumanism, cyborgs, virtual realities, cryonics, brain preservation, mind uploading, post-biological life, living in a simulation, all included. Continue reading 2050, ET L’HOMME DEVINT SURHOMME | L’illustré
This article was written for Betterhumans in 2004 and edited by Betterhumans staff. I have found an online version at the Cryonics UK website and copied it here. See also my Interview with Robert Ettinger (March 2002).