Jose Cordeiro

Cordeiro was born in Caracas, Venezuela from Spanish parents who emigrated from Madrid during the Franco dictatorship.[3] Cordeiro obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) degrees in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA. He subsequently studied International Economics and Comparative Politics at Georgetown University in Washington, USA, and obtained…

S. Mason Dambrot

Why are you Transhuman (ist)? For as long as I can remember I’ve been fascinated with everything about the world and my perception of it. My late father read to me from his science and medical books when I was a prelingual infant—the result being was that my first word, at age 18 months, was…

Natasha Vita-More

An expert on emerging technology and humanity’s future. She is the author and co-editor of The Transhumanist Reader, designer of Primo Posthuman, and an international speaker on human enhancement, radical life extension, and humanity’s future. She is Chair of Humanity+ and faculty at the University of Advancing Technology. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Media…

David Pearce

Why are you Transhuman (ist)? I am a transhumanist because I want to replace the pain and suffering of Darwinian life with a civilization of superintelligence, super longevity, and super happiness. In 1995, I wrote a manifesto, The Hedonistic Imperative, which advocates using biotechnology to end suffering throughout the living world, and the creation of…

David Wood

One of the pioneers of the smartphone industry. He is now a futurist activist, consultant, speaker, and writer. As Chair of London Futurists, David has organized over 200 public meetings since March 2008 on futurist, transhumanist, technoprogressive, and singularitarian topics. Membership of London Futurists now approaches 8,000. As Executive Director of the transhumanist think tank Transpolitica, David…