A recent comment on my piece, “The Future of Religion,” offered a few good objections to my transhumanism. I’d like to offer some brief replies to those objections. Continue reading Moral Enhancement
Moore’s law is an example of futures studies; it is a statistical collection of past and present trends with the goal of accurately extrapolating future trends. Continue reading Futurism Remembering the 1950-60’s USA ‘Futurists’ – What Went Wrong?
Recent discussion about the effect of technology on employment reminded me of Marshall Brain‘s prescient essays of almost 20 years ago. (“Robotic Nation,” “Robots in 2015,” and “Robotic Freedom“) Here is a summary of the main theses in each essay Continue reading Summary of Marshall Brain’s “Robotic Nation”