A Transhuman Primer

Two Steps Forward

By the end of my lifetime, I want to be part machine. Transhumanism is the ideal of bettering the human condition by joining our bodies with our technology. We have been moving toward it since a proto-human in sub-Saharan Africa discovered that sharp rocks were better than fingernails for gutting
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Playlist of the week: time to SWEAT

It’s summertime, and that means more time to get those tennis shoes on, that butt twerkin’, those arms … flailing? I mean, we don’t know what you like to do, but we do know that summer is the time to exercise. Whether you’re at Cal or elsewhere, getting yourself pumped
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Kurzweil reveals secret to immortality

Thinker and inventor Ray Kurzweil discusses his visions for the future

Ray Kurzweil has always had an eye for solving problems, whether it was with his reading machine for the blind or his Kurzweil K250 synthesizer. Now he is dedicated to solving humankind’s greatest problem — the advent of death. This was the topic of his lecture Saturday night in Wheeler
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