Transhumanism

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is a 2003 science fiction book, the first novel by Canadian author and digital-rights activist Cory Doctorow . Concurrent with its publication by Tor Books , published under the Creative Commons license, the author of the book is authorized to publish it. The novel was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2004.

Culture series

The Culture series is a science fiction series written by Scottish author Iain M. Banks . The stories center on the Culture , a utopian , post-scarcity space society of humanoids , aliens , and very advanced artificial intelligences living in anarchist habitats spread across the Milky Way galaxy. The main theme of the novels is the dilemmas that an idealistic hyperpowerdealing with civilizations that do not share its ideals, and whose behavior it finds repulsive. In some of the stories, action …

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Connectome: How the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

Connectome: How the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are (2012) is a book by Sebastian Seung . It introduces basic concepts in neuroscience and then elaborates on the field ofconnectomics , ie, how to scan, decode, compare, and understand patterns in brain connectivity. The book concludes with musings on cryonics and mind uploading . It was selected by the Wall Street Journal as Top Ten Nonfiction of …

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Citizen Cyborg

Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redesigned Human of the Future is a 2004 non-fiction book by bioethicist and sociologist James Hughes , who articulates democratic transhumanism as a socio-political ideology and program. [1]