Tag Archives: Homo Artificialis

Nipping Skynet in the Bud? Killer Robots and Real Life Warfare.

The TL/DR Synopsis Synopsis: A look at the SF trope of uploading human minds to synthetic bodies and one of its current real-life precursors, autonomous robotics. Human Rights Watch warns about the use of such systems in war.   Includes links … Continue reading

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British Academies Issue Joint Report Decrying “Souped-Up” Humanity

The TL/DR Synopsis Synopsis: A look at the real-life side of the SF trope of uploading, in this case serious, organized concern from British academicians about human enhancement.Includes links to (a) the report Human Enhancement and the Future of Work, and (b) … Continue reading

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The Real Science & Emerging Culture of Artificial Humanity

Days to publication date: 65 In my novel Luck and Death at the Edge of the World (available May 7, 2012), some privileged human beings are able to abandon the bodies they were born with — as these bodies age and … Continue reading

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