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Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner Publishes New Monograph Nicolai Publishing

IEET Fellow S.L. Sorgner’s latest monograph, which is entitled “Brave New Human” (“Schöner neuer Mensch”), and which he was invited to write by Nicolai Publishing, was published on the 23rd of October 2018. Therein, he present his own vision of the genetic new human, the implanted new human, the digital new human, and the conceptual new human: https://nicolai-publishing.com/products/schoner-neuer-mensch

Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
S.L. Sorgner Juries Austrian Patent Award 2018

Last weekend, IEET Fellow and John Cabot University philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to presenting the laudation for the winner of the lifetime achievement award of the Austrian Patent agency 2018. He represented a distinguished jury which consists of leading experts in the field of emergent technologies such as CEO of KTM Stefan Pierer, general director of IBM Austria Patricia Neumann, the rector of the Technical University Vienna Sabine Seidler, Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology of Borealis Maurits van...

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Advisory Board > Soenke Ziesche
Soenke Ziesche Published New Paper on AI MALDIVES NATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH

The objective of this article is to identify synergies for two relevant challenges, which are currently faced by the world community, yet addressed separately: The artificial intelligence value-loading problem and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. First, the challenges and their significance are outlined. Subsequently, opportunities and risks are discussed to utilize the Sustainable Development Goals to set the values of an artificial intelligence. History has shown that it is complex to agree on universal and sufficiently sp...

SciencePolicy > Nanotechnology > Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director S. Umbrello on Designing a Nano-Safe Future The Solutions Journal

Nanotechnologies are fast becoming one of the most ubiquitous of the emerging technologies to have a commercial and economic impact. Along with artificial intelligence systems and biotechnologies, nanotechnology is a billion-dollar global industry that has massive product implications.

Made famous by K. Eric Drexler, Molecular Manufacturing (also known as atomically precise manufacturing (APM), molecular engineering or productive molecular nanosystems) is an emerging manufacturing technology that has the potential to shift current ec...

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Contributors > Terence Ericson
Terence Ericson
[Vidéo] Sport & H+, qui seront les sportifs de demain ? by Terence Ericson

Dopage technologique, génétique, robotique, neurologique… quel sera le futur du sport ? Nouvelle vidéo de Terence Ericson.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Futurism > Contributors > Alexandre Maurer
Alexandre Maurer
Faut-il garantir un niveau de vie minimal ? Automatisation, intelligence artificielle… by Alexandre Maurer

Si on se dirige vers la fin du plein emploi, faut-il garantir un niveau de vie minimal à chacun ? Une question bête, mais qui mérite d’être posée, car cela ne fait pas consensus !

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence
Building artificial people: Endless possibilities and the dark side O'Reilly Media

Supasorn Suwajanakorn discusses the possibilities and the dark side of building artificial people. his is a keynote highlight from the Artificial Intelligence Conference in London 2018.

Technopolitics > Philosophy
#138 - THE EDGE OF HUMANITY A Conversation with Yuval Noah Harari Waking Up Podcast

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Yuval Noah Harari about his new book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. They discuss the importance of meditation for his intellectual life, the primacy of stories, the need to revise our fundamental assumptions about human civilization, the threats to liberal democracy, a world without work, universal basic income, the virtues of nationalism, the implications of AI and automation, and other topics.

Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and ...

Technopolitics > Futurism > Technoprogressivism > Affiliate Scholar > Rick Searle
Rick Searle
Citizenship as Fob Key by Rick Searle

One of the key conceptual difficulties faced by those grappling with the resurgence of nationalism today is to hold fast to the recognition that this return of the nation state occurs in an already globalized world. In other words, this isn’t our grandparents’ nationalism we are confronting but something quite new, and forgetting that fact leads to all kinds of intellectual mistakes, most notably imagining that the ghosts of the likes of Hitler, Tojo, and Mussolini have risen from the grave like Halloween ghouls.

Rights > Political Empowerment & Participation > GlobalDemocracySecurity > Directors > Richard Eskow
Richard Eskow
Amid Deep Job Losses, Who’s Fighting for Government Workers? by Richard Eskow

Politicians who seek populist/progressive support should stop repeating the antigovernment nostrums of the right and start challenging them instead. It’s time for genuine leaders to push for a bold public-sector jobs program, fearlessly and without cynicism.