Transhumanism:A New Kind of Evolution.

For many decades,the subject of Post Humanity was one of the hypothetical,science fiction,what if scenerio’s.images.224

However recent advancements in technology has now brought the conversation into the realm of tangibility.The premise of Transhumanism is basically upgrading the human condition thru the application of available technologies.Very advanced technologies mind you,something in existence perhaps a decade from now when Artificial Intelligence,Biotech and Nanotechnologies reign supreme.This expotential increase in speed and knowledge leading to an event coined by futurist Ray Kurzweil as THE SINGULARITY.(This event simply being a rate of change so fast and profound it changes humanity forever.Its intelligent effects expanding outward into the universe at light speed)

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What does this all mean? Not sure but we will most certainly have a plethora of options.I also believe this new paradigm of technology will progress to the point where it becomes almost a spiritual science.The unseen and seen merging together in into a seamless stream of intelligent consciousness.Again my own late night theories running amuck.However these type ideas are beginning to enter into the national conversation.Stay tuned.

Next blog will explore faith and religion vs transhumanist ideals.

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Our Robotic Future…

images   Autonomous systems,Artificial intelligence,Cognizant computing,many names,new ideas.  One of numerous emerging genres of technology that will continue to alter the landscape over the next decade.  The onset of this new trend however have not been without feelings of trepidation. Many still remember the trilogy of Terminator movies. An ominious warning of the result of hyper advanced technology left unsupervised and gone awry. This quasi phobia still persists unfortunatly,Arnold Swarzeneggers metallic face still etched into our memories. However this unfounded fear need not make us adversarial when it comes to robotics or artificial intelligence. I believe our experience will be one of mutual growth and a co-operation. Collective human intelligence will push the machines and they in turn will advance us. We will ascend new heights but together.Self driving cars,virtual assistants,Watson,D-wave,this is the early days as we lay the foundation. We will be better than we’ve ever been .