Transhuman

What Happens When Cyborg Tech Goes Beyond Medicine?

Transhumans believe that science has advanced to the point where evolution can accelerated in order to re-create humanity in their own image. This makes for interesting science fiction but in reality is full of risks and unintended consequences.





CRISPR Gene-Editing Tool Causes Unintended Genetic Mutations

A new Columbia University study now shows that the use of CRISPR gene-editing technology can introduce ‘hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.’ This is what even non-scientists concluded when CRISPR was originally introduced. Indeed, this is one of the most dangerous and misleading tools in the scientific world.



Soul Machines

Mark Sagar On Avatars: How Humans Will Interact With Machines In Ten Years

The velocity of AI development is ever increasing; today’s capabilities will double in 12 months and re-double thereafter in 12-18 month cycles. When an AI avatar can routinely fool a human into believing that it is also human, the door to global delusion is wide open. Technocrats build because they can, not because it is smart to do so.