Near future body modification and the media.

Transhumanism, at least in the human enhancement segment, is largely absent in much of our fiction.  While there are usually a few amazing medical devices or the occasional specialized implant enhanced human features take a back seat to other technologies in the story.  Indeed while we see amazing advancements in most fields areas such as…

On Being Human

One of the more important questions to understanding and being transhuman is the basic question of ‘what is human anyway?’.  If we are transferring human or altering human or just being better human we are still modifying that basic concept.  Of course philosophers and scientists throughout history have struggled with this question and there is…

Transhuman Spotlight: Freedom of Form Foundation

Transhumanism is a broad idea and it has an equally broad group of people who support it.   There are many amazing folks out there with interesting ideas that don’t make as much of a splash as they should.   One such group is the Freedom of Form Foundation ( https://freedomofform.org/ ).  This organization is dedicated to…

Transhealthy living

Transhumanism is fundamentally about improving the human condition in impressive ways.  We spend a lot of time focused on new technologies and solutions to the chronic problems that we suffer from and thrill at the prospect of gaining capabilities that extend beyond those given naturally.   These elements have been crucial to creating the world we…

Making way for better competition through science.

The recent introduction of new technologies to various sporting fields has had a profound effect on these games. Records are being broken across the board as with the support of these tools the physical capacity of an athlete is given an edge that was before impossible. This is not about any kind of chemical though….