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Sep 7, 2022

Founder of Second Life Philip Rosedale shares his thoughts on what virtual worlds can teach us about being human, the relationship between Second Life users and their avatars, and the challenges of building the metaverse using Web 3.0 technologies.

Philip Rosedale is the Founder of Linden Lab, parent company of Second...


Jul 18, 2022

Biomedical engineer Ritu Raman shares her insights on designing biological robots, how new developments in tissue engineering may allow us to grow organs, and what biofabrication means for the future of food and medicine.

Ritu Raman, PhD is the d’Arbeloff Career Development Assistant Professor of Mechanical...


Jul 4, 2022

Sociologist James Hughes shares his thoughts on how libertarian transhumanism allows for cognitive liberty and bodily autonomy, the ethical implications of using enhancement technologies to amplify human virtues, and the challenge of being a techno-optimist.

James Hughes, the Executive Director of the Institute for...


Jun 13, 2022

Metahumanist philosopher Stefan Lorenz Sorgner shares his thoughts on the debates surrounding contemporary transhumanism, the possibility of immortality achieved through mind-uploading, and the ethical issues associated with gene editing, digital data collection, and life extension.

Prof. Stefan Lorenz Sorgner teaches...


Jun 6, 2022

Psychoanalytic theorist Isabel Millar explains the role psychoanalysis can play in helping us to understand what artificial intelligence means for humanity, what modern science fiction reveals about our fascination with sex-robots, and what is driving a desire to replicate human attributes in silicon.

Dr Isabel Millar...