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What our civilization needs is a billion-year plan

September 23, 2012 by Peter A. Garretson

Sun as red giant (credit: Fsgregs /Wikimedia Commons)

Transhumanist religion 2.0

July 13, 2012 by Giulio Prisco

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Ask Ray | How can I maintain my stream of personal identity?

April 24, 2013 by Ray Kurzweil

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Preserving the self for later emulation: what brain features do we need?

October 30, 2012 by John Smart

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Ask Ray | Death can be erased if humanity makes the right moves

November 26, 2013 by Ray Kurzweil

medical doctor with virtual DNA scan of patient

movie review | New science fiction movie Elysium

Now in U.S. theaters and in IMAX
August 5, 2013 by L. Stephen Coles

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We could get to the singularity in ten years

December 26, 2014 by Ben Goertzel

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Ask Ray | Thoughts on the consequences of the elimination of aging

April 8, 2013 by Ray Kurzweil

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book review | The Transhumanist Wager

May 15, 2013 by Giulio Prisco

The Transhumanist Wager

Attention, Kmart shoppers: there’s a robot checker open in aisle six

November 5, 2013 by Amara D. Angelica

Robot clerk 'attacks' human

The real reasons we don’t have AGI yet

A response to David Deutsch’s recent article on AGI
October 8, 2012 by Ben Goertzel

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Uploaded e-crews for interstellar missions

December 12, 2012 by Giulio Prisco

The bright star Alpha Centauri and its surroundings

Why we really should ban autonomous weapons: a response

By Stuart Russell, Max Tegmark & Toby Walsh
August 10, 2015

President Richard Nixon (seen here during his historical meeting with Chinese leader Mao Zedong) argued that a ban on biological weapons would strengthen U.S. national security (credit: White House Photo Office)

Chemical brain preservation: how to live ‘forever’ — a personal view

September 16, 2012 by John Smart

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Welcome to 2035…the Age of Surprise

September 10, 2012 by Amara D. Angelica

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