Let's make transhumanism FUN again

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Presentation given by Giulio Prisco at the Humanity+ community event in Second Life on September 15, 2011. Title: Let's make transhumanism FUN again.

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Let's make transhumanism FUN again

  1. 1. Humanity+ @ Second Life<br />September 15, 2011<br />Giulio Prisco<br />Let’s make transhumanism FUN again<br />
  2. 2. From Clarke’s 2001…<br />To 9/11, 2001<br />
  3. 3. Red vs. blue vs. green vs. black…<br />immortality<br />responsibility<br />VR<br />existential risks<br />Appeasing<br />bioloddites<br />hope<br />humility<br />FUN<br />Peak oil<br />cryonics<br />optimism<br />BORING<br />ethics<br />AI<br />mind uploading<br />nanotech<br />pessimism<br />no limits<br />carbon chauvinism<br />SPACE<br />Politically<br />correct<br />freedom<br />Science<br />fiction<br />
  4. 4. LEADERSHIP is VISION,<br />INSPIRATION<br />and MOTIVATION<br />the rest is management<br />
  5. 5. We must inspire transhumanists<br />with beautiful dreams, grand visions,<br />hope, optimism, science and action<br />Let’s go back to the 90s<br />
  6. 6. Even better, let’s go back TO THE F## SIXTIES!<br />
  7. 7. evolution<br />LET’S GO!<br />new advanced<br />technologies<br />for human<br />empowerment<br />radical change<br />
  8. 8. Back to the Moon, then to Mars<br />and to the planets…<br />
  9. 9. immortal<br />uploads<br />beamed to<br />the galaxies<br />NOLIMITS<br />and then to the stars<br />and beyond, for an<br />infinite cosmic<br />adventure<br />this is<br />transhumanism<br />

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