Media Highlights Transhumanism Politics Near End of Election

After 731 days, I finally finished my run for the US Presidency as a transhumanist. Transhumanism was covered in a major way by the media in the weeks leading up to the elections.

Scientific Innovation Needs the European Union to Succeed

Scientific innovation doesn’t just happen on its own. It takes stable economies, free societies, and open-minded governments. The European Union is good for that.

Transhumanism May Change Racism in the Future

Despite decades of progress, racism and bigotry are still prevalent in the United States. Coming transhumanism technology might help us all get along better.

Radical Technology, Reason, and the Word “Why”

The human race is on the threshold of revolutionary change. It’s due to the emerging field of transhumanism: a social movement advocating science, technology, and reason.

The Reason We Need a Transhumanism Movement

Transhumanism is a social movement that is imbued with a techno-optimism that is contagious. The movement is growing like wildfire.

The Bernie Sanders Phenomenon and Transhumanism

The transhumanism movement has been dramatically growing in size--and most of that growth is from millennials and youth. Many of them are supporters of Bernie Sanders.

Clinton, Sanders, Trump and Cruz Won't Discuss Transhumanism

Have you heard much science-talk in the presidential debates? Or on the campaign trail? Or maybe in interviews by the leading candidates? Me neither.

Transhumanism Movement Wants to Eliminate Existential Risk

As a 2016 US Presidential candidate, it amazes me that more attention is not dedicated to overcoming existential risk by the very thing humans are good at: innovating.

A Medical Futurist Discusses Health and Transhumanism

Dr. Bertalan Mesko kept receiving amazing questions about the future of medicine. He decided to write them down to better understand the general public’s interest in health technology and innovation. The result is his new book: My Health: Upgraded. I caught up with him recently to ask about the future of health and transhumanism.

The Transhumanist Party Turns 1-Year-Old

On October 7th, 2015, the Transhumanist Party reached its first birthday. Started as a way to introduce forward thinking and futurist politics into government, the party has caught on around the world and now has over a dozen national parties. The motto of the Transhumanist Party in America is: Putting Science, Health, and Technology at the Forefront of US Politics.

Longevity Cookbook is Your Chance to Defeat Aging

One dashing 29-year-old scientist is helping to bring longevity research into people's houses—specifically into their kitchens. Maria Konovalenko is one of the lead organizers and authors of the Longevity Cookbook, full of recipes and ideas that will help you live far longer.

Strategies for Growing the Transhumanism Movement

Transhumanism—the international movement that aims to use science and technology to improve the human being—has been growing quickly in the last few years. But for the movement to grow more, better strategies will need to be implemented.

Will the LGBT Movement Evolve Into Transhumanism?

The challenge of civil rights in the transhumanist era may just be starting in a whole new way. Personhood, sexual freedom, and gender identity (or non-identity) will soon take on unprecedented roles in society, spurred by radical innovation and changing stereotypes of what it means to be a human being

Transhumanism Grew Rapidly in 2014

It was a great year for transhumanism. The concept of transhumanism and the movement appeared everywhere, from features in mainstream media to international conferences to Hollywood blockbuster movies.

Ebola and a Transhumanist US President

Recently, I announced my intention to run for the US presidency in 2016 under the newly founded Transhumanist Party, a political organization dedicated to promoting science, medicine, and technology. One important goal of the party is to spend significant resources to eliminate various diseases that threaten people, such as Ebola.

The Three Laws of Transhumanism and Artificial Intelligence

I'm all for development of superior machine intelligence that can help the world out with its brilliant analytical skills. I suggest we dedicate far more resources to it than we're doing. But programming artificial intelligence with mammalian ideas, modern-day philosophies, and the fallibilities of the human spirit is dangerous and will possibly lead to total chaos.

Author David Simpson Talks Transhumanism in Science Fiction

Science fiction has long influenced the development of technology and science. Together, they've formed a working relationship, where art inspires future real life creation. I recently had a chance to sit down with Canadian David Simpson, a young science fiction author whose compelling books have helped push forward transhumanist ideas.

Interview with Transhumanist Biohacker Rich Lee

Transhumanism—the rapidly growing international movement that aims to use radical science and technology to significantly improve the human being—has many fascinating fields of study. One of my favorite areas is biohacking. I recently had a chance to chat with Rich Lee, a leading biohacker whose upgrades and experiments to his body are both impressive and courageous.

TransEvolution, Transhumanism, and Daniel Estulin

Around the world, more and more people are learning about transhumanism, an international movement that aims to use science and technology to radically improve the human being. In a short interview, renowned investigative journalist Daniel Estulin discusses transhumanism, his new book "TransEvolution," and his thoughts on the future.

Cryonics Could Help Improve Some Lives in the Future

If transhumanist science and technology continue innovating and improving, cryonics may offer a chance for some to have better lives in the future.

Women in STEM, Transhumanism, and a New Author to Watch

Despite some gains in the last 50 years, there are still not enough women pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Given that today is Mother's Day, I wanted to use my blog to interview Nicole Sallak Anderson, a computer scientist, mother, and science fiction novelist.

Exploring a New Type of Community

The basic idea of Zero State is to create networks of people and resources which could evolve into a distributed, virtual State.

Interview With a Transhumanist Activist

Transhumanism is an international movement that's rapidly growing. Recently, there's been an uptick in transhuman activism in America.

When Does Hindering Life Extension Science Become a Crime?

In a free and functioning democratic society, it's the duty of our leaders and government to implement laws and social strategies that safeguard our lives and ensure the maximum length of our lifespans, regardless of ideological, political, religious, or cultural beliefs.

Interview with Transhumanism Advocate Riva-Melissa Tez

Transhumanism and life extension advocate Riva-Melissa Tez is a dynamic personality. In this interview, she sheds light on her future plans, where the field of transhumanism is heading, and why there aren't enough women in the field of life extension science.

How Far Should We Go to Make the Transhumanist Wager?

The concept of the Transhumanist Wager—a philosophical choice in the 21st Century about how much people should use science and technology to improve themselves and their lives—has been steadily becoming more widely recognized over the last year. Futurist David Wood explores its origins and helps us to understand it.

A Children's Book Ponders Death

Few children's books deal with the theme of death. It's usually considered a taboo topic for young minds. Gennady and Wendy Stolyarov recently published a book that invites us to think differently. Their book "Death Is Wrong" challenges social convention and asks us to envision new possibilities in the 21st Century.

Transhumanist Nikola Danaylov Faces Tragedy with Resolve

"In the past three weeks I had three deaths in the family: First, my aunt died suddenly from pancreatic cancer. Then my dad had a burst brain clot. And a few hours ago my grandmother had a stroke. All in all, I haven’t had so much death since my mother passed away when I was 14-years-old..."

Wanted: A New Psychology; Interview with Futurist Gray Scott

Our civilization is being rapidly transformed through advancing science and technology. Despite this transformation, most people are lagging behind philosophically, culturally, and psychologically when it comes to understanding and believing what is possible for human beings. Futurist Gray Scott gives us some answers on how to better tackle the future.

Origami Cranes and the Transhumanist Philosopher

A young child dies from a brain tumor. Society shrugs it off. Who is responsible? "We are all responsible," says the Transhumanist Philosopher. In the 21st century—an age of unsurpassed scientific and technological achievement—it is a betrayal of the best in the human spirit to not put all our energy and resources into conquering aging and disease.