Behind the scenes of ‘Inhuman’

November 16, 2015

Tom Horn and Joe Ardis join us to share a look at what it took to gather the interviews and information contained in the new film Inhuman: The Next and Final Phase of Man is Here.

Sci-Friday: The Making of Inhuman (Part 2)

November 13, 2015

Tom Horn joins Sharon and Derek Gilbert to discuss the science and technology — genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, and nanotechnology — that transhumanists hope to use to live forever.

Robots and Russians

November 9, 2015

Today we discuss the drive for immortality through technology, which to us sounds like a recipe for Hell on Earth, and several stories related to Russia and its reemergence as a geopolitical force. Click here for the show notes and mp3 file.

The Pentagon’s Brain

October 8, 2015

SINCE ITS creation in 1958, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has grown to become the Defense Department’s most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science research and development agency. Click here for the interview with investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen about her new book The Pentagon’s Brain.

Deathists

June 3, 2015

Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan suggests that the 85% of the world who believe in life after death are a major obstacle to attaining immortality. He feels that we “deathists” are so eager to reach our eternal reward that we will resist a technological upgrade, and that we will consider transhumanism a blasphemous desire to become gods.

Probably right on both counts.

Because it’s a religion

November 15, 2014

A transhuman future is exactly what Hitler, Himmler, and the National Socialist Party in Germany tried to achieve seventy years ago.

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