transhumanism

Transhumanism is an international and intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and creating widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities.

Leon Gower10 days ago
The Unplugged
Knock knock knock Muscles swore, and bones clicked into place as Victor dragged himself from the lounge chair. In the last week, had he even bothered to move? Pins and needles rushed from the soles of...
Made in DNAa month ago
Screaming Metal (Part 015)
There didn't seem to be rhyme or reason to the timing of the outbursts. She needed to calm herself, lest she trigger a collapse and join Il'on and the rest of the junk here in eternal obscurity. As be...
F. Simon Granta month ago
Duck Duck Goose
For Jesus and William S. Burroughs on the occasion of their birth. Duck Duck Goose was a comedy show starring a duck and a duck-billed platypus, both uncreatively named Duck by the show’s creator, a s...
Intelligence: Reshaping The Human Brain
The brain is the very center of our humanity, personality, and sense of being, yet we know almost nothing about its massive complexity. With the help of advanced technology, scientists have been able ...
Jam Steward2 months ago
Exeshell
When does a human cease to be human through the amalgamation of mechanic and technological hardware? Does the ultimate convergence of these things make my brain nothing but software. Just because my c...
Jam Steward2 months ago
Artificial Gender Intelligence
As a western society with fairly traditional views, England as a whole has moderately outdated views on what gender is as a concept (Woods 1995). Even with progressive views speaking of non-binary peo...
Lara Alice3 months ago
Waking Up
I woke up shouting in my bed. I woke up from my own scream. The plane was falling down very rapidly and I got very scared, grabbed Marco’s hand and then my scream traveled from my dream into my waking...
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Vinny J3 months ago
In Vitro Summation
A faint rumbling penetrated this ancient darkness, the first vibrations its halls experienced in millennia. The rhythmic whir and tumble of sound grew from wide and distant to a narrow, piercing point...
F. Simon Grant3 months ago
Birdhead Father in Brightness
When Birdhead Father found the box baby (as his name in that moment went from being "Birdhead" to "Birdhead Father") the problem was his (literal) birdhead moved independently as a (literal) bird's mi...
Animality: Prologue & Chapter 1
The average male lion weighs between 350-400 pounds & grows up to nine feet long, three feet in height. Like us, lions have thirty teeth. Wild lions have a life span of twelve years, but in captivity ...
F. Simon Grant3 months ago
Postal Automations
“As you may know, the Red Queen Corporation, when it bought the U.S. Postal Service, decreed all of you would be replaced by robots.” Maury Holliday, the postal supervisor, had given a similar sort of...
Shahram Farshadfar3 months ago
Mammoth Cave
High anxiety and claustrophobia have always been a part of my personal truth for as long as I can remember. When I first arrived in NYC back in 1979, I was not only overwhelmed by the scale of its bui...
JS
J.D. Saward3 months ago
We Are the Millennials
Story: Fictional interlude <h1> We are the Millennials. Transmission from the Millennials Council begins here: Source: <h2> Council of The Millennials Forefront Repository: Planetary Retention: Trigge...
Made in DNA4 months ago
Screaming Metal (Part 014)
Despite the warmth of the day that was still evident above, the cold within the depths of the abandoned tech seeped into her bones. Here, the outlines of the junk grew perilous; protected from the ele...
Made in DNA4 months ago
Screaming Metal (Part 013)
Priyanka slowly worked her way to a point where she could see into the darkness, "What am I looking at?" "There's a flashing light," said Deshel. "Faint, but consistent." Down in the depths, between t...
Made in DNA4 months ago
Screaming Metal (Part 012)
Though much of the smaller junk had settled over time, it would have been a mistake to consider it safe. Stabilizers and anti-grav cushioning helped them over the uneven swells and kept them from gett...
Guillermo Calvo4 months ago
Questing in the Valley of the Lonely and the Lost
Questing in the Valley of the Lonely and the Lost The great adventures: the greatest adventures, the most daring and thus the most final. Will I ever dare them? If only for an instant, the smallest se...