transhumanism

Motherboard

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.23.17
Photography

[NSFW] Nocturnal Emission to Mars with This Wild Sci-Fi Erotica

Digital photographer Jeffery Scott creates charged images of a dark, titillating future.
DJ Pangburn
3.2.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

February's Best Books, Gadgets, and VR Systems

In this month's issue of VICE magazine, we review the best VR headsets, Mark O'Connell's new book on transhumanism, and a new startup working to get digital art on your walls.
Max Read, Sofia Groopman, and Patrick Klepek
2.1.17
Stuff

This Man Wants to Implant a Vibrator into His Pubic Fat

The notorious DIY transhumanist Rich Lee refers to his latest project as the Lovetron9000. This summer, he hopes he can make the subdermal sexual modification a reality with his own body as the guinea pig.
Rich Lee as-told-to Mark Hay
4.14.16
tech

Australia's Leading Transhumanist Describes What Will Happen When We All Live Forever

According to Peter Xing, founder of Transhumanist Australia, "It's very poetic to say there is a narrative arc with life and death. But it's a social construct."
Eliza Graves-Browne
2.26.16
Design

How IRL Love Can Survive in the Age of VR

What happens when “long distance” means going digital?
Annie Armstrong
1.28.16
Film

VFX Fairy Tale 'SEEDBED' Offers a Glimpse into a Transhumanist Future

Immerse yourself in the weird technological wildnerness of Dan Kokotajlo's upcoming short film.
Beckett Mufson
1.29.15
Post Mortem

This Mortician Wants You to Take a Hands-On Approach with Corpses

"We are entrenched in the idea that dead bodies are dangerous, and we are entrenched in the idea that it is better to have professionals do it... American death is a really recent invention."
Simon Davis
10.1.14
Stuff

The Anarcho-Primitivist Who Wants Us All to Give Up Technology

Our dependence on technology has stunted our ability as a species to truly communicate, according to John Zerzan, perhaps the world's most prominent anti-technology philosopher. The solution? Give it all up and start hunting and gathering again. And...
Roc Morin
6.25.14
Art

Brown, MIT, And RISD Are Implanting Art Into Their Transhumanist Experiments

Gathering art, education, and technology with STEAM.
TCP Staff
2.26.14
Design

Imaginary Media Artists Bring Transhumanism To The Theater

An upstart new media theater collective re-think the definition of live performance.
James Carter
7.4.13
tech

Dmitry Itskov's Immortal Robots Hit the Big Stage, in Name Only

Itskov wants to bring robotic telepresence to the masses, and eventually allow humans to download digital copies of themselves into android bodies, which he calls avatars. We caught up with the 32-year-old Russian multimillionaire at the recent Global...
Fruzsina Eordogh
6.19.13
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