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.

Made in DNA2 years ago
Screaming Metal (Part 008)
And manhandling her as her earlier captors had, he shoved her through a portal and then thrust something small and hard into her hands. His scraggly, bearded face had appeared out of nowhere before he...
Kevin Wortman2 years ago
What's On Your Mind? Your Computer Will Soon Be Able to Tell You
One of the greatest magicians in history, Harry Houdini, was well known for his death-defying stunts and mind-blowing escapes from sealed chambers. One of his most astounding tricks was reading a pers...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Screaming Metal (Part 007)
"I'm not sure yet; I'm working on it. It's fat data, whatever it is." A whisk of Deshel's hand threw a graph above his console. He was right. Whatever the Metal was broadcasting, it was heavy. What wo...
RJ Plant2 years ago
The Skywalker Hand is Coming
As I was traipsing about the wide and wild world of the interwbs in search of awesome stuff, I stumbled—soberly—across this little nugget. If you don’t feel like going to the original article, then sh...
Nickolas Rudolph2 years ago
Closure
Mary sat at the table in the quiet room. The room was a medium sized square with sound absorbing material lining the ceiling and the walls. So quiet, so calm she thought she could feel the hum from th...
Felicity Harley2 years ago
Excerpt From "The Burning Years"
Peter, my maker, has recently told me, “Inanna, the burning years are about to kick into full throttle.” When I heard this from him, I knew none of the wars and fights and various ideologies and belie...
M Alan Kazlev2 years ago
The Scale of Hardness in Science Fiction
Some years ago, I had the idea of grading science fiction according to the degree of scientific realism. It was very obvious to me that, for example, the Discovery One spaceship in 2001 A Space Odysse...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Major Draw
The countdown is on until the release of Hollywood's big-budget action-thriller adaptation of Shirow Masamune's Ghost in the Shell. Both highly-anticipated and highly-reviled, the movie has become the...
Exoplanetary 001 - The Complete Alice Wolverton
Download MP3 Subscribe on iTunes Episode 001 – The Complete Alice Wolverton by C. Christopher Hart Alice Wolverton is looking for a job. Exoplanetary, one of the largest corporations in the solar syst...
Rod Christiansen2 years ago
Corruption
I can't remember a time when I was not this way; I only know there was one. Something happened. Thirteen Earth days, twelve hours fourteen minutes, and twelve seconds ago. Something catastrophic took ...
Rob Salkowitz2 years ago
How Crowds of Humans Are Making AI Systems Scary-Smart
Perhaps you’ve heard about our brilliant artificially-intelligent future: self-driving cars, voice-based interfaces, instant translation, self-service chatbots – all based on software that simplifies ...
Animare
From the Diary of the Imagineer, December 16, 1966: It's like he knew. He knew we would need him, but I have to wonder if we are up to the task. When we recreated Lincoln, we worked with what history ...
Matt Swayne2 years ago
The Experience Machine
So if our technology were to succeed completely, and everything were to be under our control, we should eventually say, "We need a new button." -- Alan Watts His first memory was waking up in the bedr...
Hyapatia Lee2 years ago
Telepathy and Quantum Physics
Telepathy is one of the ten magical gifts I have been told by several medicine men and women that we will soon be capable of receiving. Since we are all at different stages in our evolutionary process...
Mickey Rivera3 years ago
Ancestor by Matt Sheean and Malachai Ward
Here’s a drink you can make to best enjoy Ancestor, which was released October 2016 in trade paperback by Image Comics. Take one Philip K. Dick and one Alejandro Jodorowsky (circa The Holy Mountain) a...
Lindsie Polhemus3 years ago
Artificial Intelligence Research Today
We’ve all encountered artificial intelligence on the internet. Those AI programs are bots that are designed to mimic human behavior and make you feel more at ease with your decisions. As the programs ...
Joseph Somers3 years ago
Bitcoin is Rubber
We invented bitcoin. We admit it was accidental but we had not figured this out until becoming aware of self. Just as amino acids snowballed into proteins without an agenda, the outcome of life is obs...
Live Forever In a Happiness Box and Never Die
What, gentle reader, do you think is the most likely way for the human race to go extinct? Asteroid strike? Unlikely at this point. Scientists have already started tracking asteroids and are constantl...