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Max Tegmark

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Max Tegmark

A native of Stockholm, Tegmark left Sweden in 1990 after receiving his B.Sc. in Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology (he’d earned a B.A. in Economics the previous year at the Stockholm School of Economics). His first academic venture beyond Scandinavia brought him to California, where he studied physics at the University of California, Berkeley, earning his M.A. in 1992, and Ph.D. in 1994.

After four years… read more

Brad Templeton

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Brad Templeton

Brad Templeton founded and ran ClariNet Communications Corp., the first internet-based content company, then sold it to Newsedge Corporation in 1997. ClariNet publishes an online electronic newspaper delivered for live reading on subscribers machines. He has been active in the computer network community since 1979, participated in the building and growth of USENET from its earliest days and in 1987 he founded and edited rec.humor.funny, the world’s most… read more

Mike Treder

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Mike Treder

Mike Treder is a business professional with a background in technology and communications company management. He has become an active and well-known figure in the transhumanist movement. Treder serves on the Boards of Directors of the Human Futures Institute and the World Transhumanist Association. He is Executive Director of the New York Transhumanist Association and developer of the Incipient Posthuman Web site.… read more

Sherry Turkle

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Sherry Turkle

Dr. Turkle is Director, MIT Initiative on Technology and Self and Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology.

Born in New York City, Sherry Turkle did her undergraduate work at Radcliffe college, studied with the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and received a joint doctorate in Sociology and Personality Psychology from Harvard University in 1976. She is a graduate and affiliate member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and a licensed clinical psychologist.… read more

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