Tag Archives: Transhumanism

The liberties that matter most

Dear Futurists 1.) Futurism in a time of growing fear The last few weeks have given people many reasons to be fearful. First, there’s fear that we – or our friends or family members – may be struck down by … Continue reading

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Moral Revolutions and Hacking Darwin

Dear Futurists, I’ve been struck that many of you have taken the time to write to me, expressing thanks for the string of recent online London Futurists events, and sharing your thoughts about potential future projects. Some of you have … Continue reading

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Finding the best perspective

Dear Futurists, 1.) “Point of view is worth 80 IQ points” That’s one of the principles identified by distinguished computer science pioneer Alan Kay. For example, consider how much easier long multiplication and division becomes when you switch from Roman … Continue reading

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London Futurists videos and events

Dear Futurists, 1.) “Meetings from home” One consequence of the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus is that everyone is thinking about cutting down on travel and on physical meetings. It’s no surprise that there’s lots of talk about “working from … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 16 Aug 2019

Dear Futurists, Please find below news of events and projects that may be of interest. 1.) A new series of London Futurists video interviews Look out for a number of London Futurists video interviews, under the general theme “The most … Continue reading

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The future of food… and lots more

Dear Futurists, 1.) Soylent and the future of food One of the draft Abundance goals for the UK for 2035¬†concerns the future of food. The goal: Consumption of meat from slaughtered animals will be cut by at least 90% The … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 17 June 2019

Dear Futurists, 1.) Full schedule for TransVision 2019 released It’s just 18 days until TransVision 2019, Humanity+ @ London. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been talking to the 22 speakers about the ideas they’ll each be sharing at the … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 30 Aug 2018

Dear Futurists, The future seems to be hotting up – I see more and more interest in serious discussions about how to anticipate and shape our future. Here’s a few things that have caught my attention. As usual, feel free … Continue reading

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Travelling to ExCeL – and, perhaps, to Brussels

Dear Futurists, This note mainly contains information for people planning to attend one of the London Futurists events at the London ExCeL Centre, tomorrow (Wed) and/or the day after (Thurs). But it also contains news about the TransVision 2017 event … Continue reading

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London Futurists news, 9th July 2016

Dear Futurists, The following items cover events which you’ll probably find interesting. 1.) The Guardian, Utopia, and Transhumanism – Thurs 25th August Guardian Live are holding an event at London’s Somerset House on the evening of Thursday 25th August, with … Continue reading

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