Extropian, Transhuman, and Future Tech Sites
Some of the sites below are “A Little Out there” and some are more “progressive” (read LLL) than I would normally link to. In the interest of balance I present a full spectrum of futurist possibilities. Have fun!
3 Laws Unsafe “Is it possible to create ethical AI based on the Three Laws? Is it ethical to create ethical AI based on the Three Laws? What other solutions have been proposed for the problem?”
Extropy Institute The International Transhumanist Organization – Max More, President – Incubating positive futures since 1988 through tomorrow.
Transhuman InfoMark “Who are transhumans? What is the history of transhumanism? Check out the Transhuman InfoMark!”
Interview with Max More, President of the Extropy Institute 30 Audio Minutes on Extropianism.
A-infos Radio Project February 26, 2002
World Transhumanist Association
The WTA was founded in 1998 to support discussion and public awareness of cutting-edge transhumanist thinking.
From The WTA.
The Immortality Institute
papers in philosophy of science, ethics, transhumanism, probability theory, and on humanity’s future.
The Transhumanist FAQ
Nick Bostrom et al
The Simulation Argument
Are We Living In a Computer Simulation?
Transhuman World Culture InfoMark
dedicated to the visionary ideas of FM-2030
“is hosted by leading futurist Glen Hiemstra. Keynote Presentations and Programs are our leading services.”
Societal Implications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
National Science Foundation — September 2000
Why is Quantum Physics so Beautiful? , Closer to Truth, 2001 (23 minutes: RealPlayer Video)
“A very basic but fun overview of some unresolved issues, and the amazing things we’ve learned, by several excellent guides: Leon Lederman, Andrei Linde, Charles Buchanan, Steven Koonin, and Greg Benford. Well worth taking your next coffee break to watch this beauty.” John Smart – SingularityWatch
Journal of Evolution and Technology — Formerly the Journal of Transhumanistm
A peer-reviewed electronic journal publishing contemporary research into future science and philosophy Published by the World Transhumanist Association
Ray Kurzweil’s Site
A Web showcase for the ideas and technologies of leading visionaries.
established in 1988 as an outgrowth of a group known as The Reality Club. Its informal membership includes of some of the most interesting minds in the world.
The Molecular Repair of the Brain
Ralph C. Merkle
Mind Uploading Home Page
edited by Joe Strout ;;;;;
Alcor Life Extension Foundation
Cryonics and CryoTransport
The Cryonics Institute
cryonic suspension services and information
and The Immortalist Magazine
Space Studies Institute
“Is the surface of the Earth really the right place for an expanding technological civilization?” — Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill
The Hedonistic Imperative
how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life
BLTC RESEARCH was founded in 1995 to promote paradise-engineering. We are dedicated to an ambitious global technology project. BLTC seek to abolish the biological substrates of suffering. Not just in humans, but in all sentient life.
Foundation for the Future
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the increase and diffussion of knowledge concerning the future of humanity.
Ethics for Machines
J. Storrs Hall, PhD.
Ethics for Transhumans
The Ancient Arrow Project
Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
The Posthuman Body
–Eric Watt Forste|Arkuat
Extropians FAQ List (release 0.092)
–Eric Watt Forste|Arkuat