Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think

Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler, Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think (New York: Free Press, 2012). I love the ideas in this book and I'm a big fan of Peter Diamandis. Here, Diamandis teams up with the journalist Stephen Kotler to help popularise the counterintuitive idea that the future will be increasingly disruptive, dematerialised, … Continue reading Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think

Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redesigned Human of the Future

James Hughes, Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redesigned Human of the Future (USA: Westview Press, 2004). James Hughes is a democratic transhumanist, and technoprogressive thinker. In Citizen Cyborg he outlines his specific transhumanist ideal, in which democracy and nation states play an important role in promoting the best aspects of transhumanist … Continue reading Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redesigned Human of the Future