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The Transporter Test and the Three Camps of Brain Preservation (Life Suspension)

Reanimators, Uploaders & Uncertains — Which Are You?

Take the Test, and Find Out Where You Stand on the “Copy Problem”.

The first in a multi-author series, with Michael Cerullo, M.D., and Keith Wiley, Ph.D., on life suspension technologies, options, and policy. 124 more words

.9-Politics, Security, Policy, Democracy

The Technological Singularity

Emma Morano, born in the year 1899, is the world’s oldest living person. The 116 years she has been lived has seen the emergence of such technologies as the aeroplane, the automobile, antibiotics, radio, television, spacecraft, nuclear power, the internet, and the computer. 1,486 more words



2016: I was thirteen and lazy. The teacher wanted a report on a planet with information from “at least three different online sources. Look at papers, mission websites, scientist CV’s, etc. 1,927 more words

Science Fiction

Shock Level Four

“The Singularity, Jupiter Brains, Powers, complete mental revision, ultraintelligence, posthumanity, Alpha-Point computing, Apotheosis, the total evaporation of ‘life as we know it.’ Singularitarians and not much else.’ 146 more words


Shock Level Three

“Nanotechnology, human-equivalent AI, minor intelligence enhancement, uploading, total body revision, intergalactic exploration. Extropians and transhumanists.”

—Eliezer S. Yudkowsky, “Future Shock Levels

Humans are getting better at chess over time.

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Shock Level Two

“Medical immortality, interplanetary exploration, major genetic engineering, and new (‘alien’) cultures. The average SF fan.”

—Eliezer S. Yudkowsky, “Future Shock Levels

To be gods, not One, 125 more words


Artificial Intelligence

I am golden and precise. I have no flight of fancy.
Whatever I give is my delight!
Just as it is, so loved, or ignored… 150 more words