transhumanism

tech

The Best ‘Westworld’ Episode Yet Explored the Dark Side of Transhumanism

Seeking immortality can lead to fates worse than death.
Matthew Gault
5.14.18
Opinion

I Want to Preserve My Brain So My Mind Can Be Uploaded to a Computer in the Future

A company called Nectome is developing a technology designed to preserve the brain so the human mind can be uploaded to supercomputers in the future.
Giulio Prisco
4.2.18
DNA/IDK

Nobel Winner Kazuo Ishiguro's ‘Never Let Me Go’ Predicted the Gene Editing Debate

On Thursday, Ishiguro won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Ben Richmond
10.5.17
CRISPR

It’s Happening: US Scientists Reportedly Made a Genetically Modified Human Embryo

What now?
Kate Lunau
7.27.17
Opinion

Liberty Might Be Better Served by Doing Away with Privacy

If tech is surveilling us constantly, we need the ability to use it to watch the watchers.
Zoltan Istvan
7.14.17
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
These Are Not the Droids You're Looking For

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
Science

The Five Most Revolutionary Scientific Trends to Look Out For In 2017

Neural prosthetics, driverless cars, geoengineering and more.
Zoltan Istvan
12.30.16
Op-Ed

Information Won't Make Us Immortal

A new philosophy that information is the 'Soul 2.0' is gaining momentum online, but it's wishful thinking.
Riccardo Manzotti
12.22.16
free play

Become a Cyberpunk Artist in 'Zen and the Art of Transhumanism'

Who knew that building cybernetic upgrades was a lot like making pottery?
Janine Hawkins
12.19.16
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