Category Archives: teleXLR8

The fusion of East and West: Video Q/A with Robert Geraci

Yesterday I hosted an online video chat with Robert Geraci, the author of “Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality” (Oxford 2010) and “Virtually Sacred: Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life” (Oxford 2014). We discussed Robert’s exploration of religion, science, and technology in contemporary India, and the prospect of “Akashic Engineering” as a fusion of East and West, science and religion. Full video and slides below.

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Unitive Cosmic Consciousness: Video Q/A with Amit Goswami

I hosted an online VR/video chat with with physicist and “quantum activist” Amit Goswami, a sometime controversial scientist who wrote an excellent textbook on quantum physics and many popular books. Goswami, prominently featured in the cult film “What the Bleep Do We Know!?,” is persuaded that consciousness shapes physical reality. Full video, slides, and first impressions below.

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Akashic Physics and Engineering, Video Q/A with Ralph Abraham and Sisir Roy

I hosted an online VR/video chat with mathematician Ralph Abraham and physicist Sisir Roy, authors of “Demystifying the Akasha: Consciousness and the Quantum Vacuum.” Full video, slides, and first impressions below.

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Video Q/A with Frank J. Tipler

Yesterday Micah Redding and I spent a few hours in a fascinating online discussion with Prof. Frank J. Tipler, covering Tipler’s ideas, papers, books, physics (a lot of that) and theology. Watch the full video below.

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TechnoXLR8 #2 Video, Marc Roux on Transhumanism

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.

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TechnoXLR8 #1 Video, Rémi Sussan on Transhumanism

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.

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venusplusx – Alison Gardner and Dan Massey

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.

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Turing Church Online Workshop 2

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.

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