Zoltan Istvan: The Transhumanist Wager SWP#5

  Bestselling visionary author Zoltan Istvan, an American-Hungarian, began a solo, multi-year sailing journey around the world at the age of 21. His main cargo was 500 handpicked books, mostly classics. He’s explored over 100 countries—many as a journalist for the National Geographic Channel—writing, filming, and appearing in dozens of television stories, articles, and webcasts.…

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Philosopher David Pearce on Serious Wonder Podcast #3

David Pearce is a British utilitarian philosopher. He believes and promotes the idea that there exists a strong ethical imperative for humans to work towards the abolition of suffering in all sentient life. His book-length internet manifesto The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how technologies such as genetic engineering, nanotechnology, pharmacology, and neurosurgery could potentially converge to…

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Futuristic Technology And Techno-Philosophy -Serious Wonder Podcast Episode #1

Futuristic Technology And Techno-Philosophy – Serious Wonder Podcast Episode #1 Episode 1 of the Serious Wonder Podcast Full Show notes Coming Soon* Links and topics discussed during the show: http://www.seriouswonder.com/intellectual-orgasm-the-new-digital-impulse http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7TTubkvGu8 http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/134682-hackers-backdoor-the-human-brain-successfully-extract-sensitive-data http://www.seriouswonder.com/imagination-fornication-how-ideas-have-sex “The digital universe is not a passive place. We are constantly touching, pinching and rubbing our digital devices into submission, coaxing them into giving…

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