Cyborgs Are Invading the FIFA World Cup!

Zoltan Istvan, author of The Transhumanist Wager, predicted that soon there’ll be a Transhumanist Olympics, comparing its competitors with “our Prometheuses carrying the torch from Mount Olympus.” I believe he may be correct, and by June of this year, the world will witness the first steps in achieving it. The FIFA World Cup will reportedly…

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FutureMed 2020: The Future of Health

Serious Wonder has the opportunity to attend and cover FutureMed2020 this year. As describe on the site:  FutureMed “educates, informs and prepares physicians, innovators, inventors, investors and senior healthcare executives to understand and recognize the opportunities and disruptive influences of exponentially growing technologies within medicine and healthcare, and to understand how many rapidly developing and converging…

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Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Oct. 15-21

Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Oct. 15-21 [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0060FGA8A” locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51R-AhjTkVL._SL160_.jpg” width=”100″]1.) A Bright Idea from China Chinese Scientists from Fudan University in Shanghai have created a light bulb with an embedded microchip that produces a Wi-Fi signal; and some are saying that its speed surpasses the majority of average connections. In…

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Advanced Technology and The 2nd Amendment (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: “Advanced Technology and The 2nd Amendment” is a two part article. Part Two will be published on 09/30/13. ——– [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0815724500″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51egssANGsL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]The 2nd Amendment To the United States Constitution gives U.S citizens the constitutional right to bear arms. One common justification given for the 2nd amendment is as a…

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Against Technological Relinquishment (Part One)

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0486295834″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61Al1UezsqL._SL160_.jpg” width=”100″]It is all too easy to assume that techno-optimists and techno-pessimists are diametrically opposed. But while they may have different destinations in mind, the road to get there – what they need to do to achieve their respective ends – is a shared one. Techno-optimists and Techno-Progressives express hope…

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Sexbots, Ethics, and Transhumans

  “I zoomed in as she approached the steps of the bridge, taking voyeuristic pleasure in seeing her pixelated cleavage fill the screen. What was it about those electronic dots that had the power to turn people on? There was nothing real in them, but that never stopped millions of people every day, male and female,…

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