A Sci-Fi Love Story From a 318-Year-Old Hologram

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  “If my obsession was eternal life, Navid’s obsession was touch.” – Monica Byrne Imagine attending a conference where a hologram of the future transcends space and time to tell a love story. And not just any love story, but one which carries the weight of…

ORIGIBOT: Our Very First Real-World Avatar Has Arrived

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: There are many today who are contemplating ways in which they’ll achieve indefinite life extension. There are those opting for a more biological route through genetic tools like CRISPR/Cas9 and organ printing using stem cells and 3D printers. There are even those opting for a more…

Psycho-Pass Philosophy: Achieving Immortality via Cyborg Enhancements

Toyohisa Senguji: “It’s enabled me to experience all sorts of new activities in my life. I honestly never expected that beating the disease of aging would bring me this kind of happiness. But that’s something a person can’t understand until they embrace a cyborg body.” Reporter: “Sir, even with all our advances, I understand that…

Transhumanist Zoltan Istvan Conveys the Beauty of Life

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: Last year Serious Wonder spoke briefly on the future of beauty as we continue marching towards the Transhuman Age. We emphasized on how exponentially growing technologies will forever change the standards in which we define beauty, not to mention the ways in which we express…

The Transhuman Condition of ‘FOMO’ – The Fear of Missing Out!

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: What is man but a wandering ape, long sought after the answers to all of life’s many questions? For the last few centuries mankind have had to endure in the challenges of a limited lifespan, consisting of disease, war, and poverty. And yet, as we reach the…

Flesh Computer: Short Film Explores Consciousness In Machines

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: What is consciousness, and can it be expressed by a machine? Both questions are equally popular during this century, given the increased mention of a possible superintelligent artificial intelligence (A.I.) in our near future by several noted figures, ex. Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking. For science-fiction short…

Why Transhumanists Should Support Suicide

My following article below was originally published by the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET): On November 1, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard took medication to end her life. This wasn’t an act of cowardice, nor due to some psychological condition. She ended her life because she wanted to die on her own terms, rather than…