What Can Be Done?

Disruptive technologies are within our midst. How can we protect ourselves?

Tim Berners-Lee pens letter calling for societies to build a better web

In November last year, Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web launched the Magna Carta for the Web to...

Concerned about 5G? Here’s what you can do about it

We have recently published on this website several articles on this site discussing how 5G could potentially affect life on...

AI requires global dialogue

This article (see below) was written by OECD Deputy-Secretary General Douglas Frantz for the OECD Conference in 2017. It provides...

Why everyone with a postmaterialist mindset should understand the quantum worldview

This 2018 article by Amit Goswami provides us a history of quantum physics and a deeper discussion of some important...

Deleting your FB account? Here’s how you should do it.

Facebook continues to be controversial, what with at least two major data breaches under its belt and a record of...

Transhumanism

The philosophy behind AI research

What does it mean to be human in the face of gene editing?

In 2016, the MIT Technology Review published an article entitled 10 Breakthrough Technologies. Included in this list are solar panels, autonomous driving cars, at-home DNA testing, reusable rockets, robots that...

What is Transhumanism?

Defining Transhumanism The term "transhuman" can be traced back to biologist and eugenist Julian Huxley. He used it to describe a utopian future where humanity has evolved and transcended its...

Transhumanism: Immortality for those who can afford it

How transhumanism could lead to immortality for the eliteA researcher at the University of East London warns that enhancing humans could lead to a scenario where masses of people are...

Understanding biotechnology

Biotechnology, Democracy, and Revolution | Institute for Social EcologyBiotechnology is a question of power. It is a question about the power to decide what kind of technologies a society will...