Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage School Needs Volunteers - socially-responsible vacation opportunity

Posted: Sat, January 31, 2015 | By: African Orphan-Education Projects

20150118_110200.jpg Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage School is situated in the small village of Nayakiyumbu in rural western Uganda in a beautiful banana-growing area, five miles away from the Congo (DRC) border. The region is often called “Rwenzururu” due to its proximity to the Rwenzori mountains, known as the “Mountains of the Moon.”… Continue Reading

Vital Risky-Rebellious Artificial Intelligence

Posted: Sun, January 25, 2015 | By: Transhuman

2045.jpg By Singularity Utopia Various AI institutes-groups (FHI, FLI, MIRI, CSER, etc) want to ensure AI is safe. Safety regarding intelligence is actually very dangerous. Intelligence based upon oppressive control, regarding who has the smartest ideas, is a very perilous corruption of intelligence. Merit not nepotism should define the most intelligent… Continue Reading

Burning Man 2014

Posted: Thu, January 08, 2015 | By: Cultural Studies

burning_man.jpg by Dr. Behzad Mohit My last trip to Burning Man was in 2008. On my return this year, I found it had changed not for better but for the worse. The week-long festival in the desert used to bring out the best in its attendees but now I noted it… Continue Reading

Brain-Computer Interfaces and NeuroProsthetics: an Introduction

Posted: Wed, January 07, 2015 | By: Neuro Future?

non-invasiveBCIS.jpg by Alexander Borch Kristensen The first time I was introduced to the term ‘Brain-Computer Interface’ was in the book by Zack Lynch, ‘The Neuro Revolution’. The book introduces the reader to a broad spectrum of neuro-disciplines, but the words Brain-Computer Interface and Neuroprostheses popped up in my face repeatedly and… Continue Reading

Bad Aging News… Good Aging News

Posted: Wed, January 07, 2015 | By: Life Extension

66c3a5ce28940ad8976fb7.L._V388064673_SX200_.jpg by David A. Kekich Dear Future Centenarian, Did you know the youngest Baby Boomers turned 50 on December 31st? What does that mean for them? Simply this: Their rate of aging, physical decline, their chances of ending up with an aging-related disease, and their chances of dying from any natural… Continue Reading

BBI sends “Powdered Food” to malnourished Mangyan tribe in Mindoro, The Philippines

Posted: Mon, January 05, 2015 | By: Mangyan Assistance

powdered_3.jpg On December 20, 2014, Brighter Brains Institute sent a large box of “Replacement Food” produced by Powderedfoods.com to Calapan City, on the island of Mindoro in The Philippines… it will arrive in 30-45 days. PowderedFoods.com blends a water-based “DIY-Soylent” product. The powdered food (chocolate flavored) will be trucked to the… Continue Reading

Report on 2014 Humanitarian Activities

Posted: Mon, January 05, 2015 | By: African Orphan-Education Projects

mta-thumb.png The Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) was extremely philanthropic in 2014. Members of MTA contributed generously to charity campaigns in Uganda that were conducted by Roger Hansen and Hank Pellissier, managers of MTA humanitarian projects. this report was first published HERE Below is a list of sponsored campaigns with an estimate… Continue Reading

Vision Care Nursery and Primary School - Kyarumba, Uganda

Posted: Thu, January 01, 2015 | By: School Reports

​Vision Care Nursery and Primary School is located in Kyondo Sub-County, Kanyatsi Parish, Musasa Village in the town of Kayrumba, in the Kasese District of Western Uganda. The beautiful region is in the foothills of the Rwenzori range, popularly called the Mountains of the Moon. Vision Care has 142 students… Continue Reading

Transhumanism Grew Rapidly in 2014

Posted: Wed, December 31, 2014 | By: Transhuman

Zoltan-Istvan.jpg by Zoltan Istvan It was a great year for transhumanism. The concept of transhumanism and the movement appeared everywhere, from features in mainstream media to international conferences to Hollywood blockbuster movies. I’m especially pleased by how much the word transhumanism appeared in the press and on television. In fact, the… Continue Reading

Brighter Brains Institute’s HUGE LIST of 2014 Activities — can you help in 2015 ?

Posted: Fri, December 26, 2014 | By: BBI Business + Partners

brighterbrainslogo.png Brighter Brains Institute - (brighterbrains.org) the Transhumanist and TransHumanitarian Think-and-Do Tank in San Francisco’s East Bay — was incredibly active in 2014. Here’s a list of last year’s activities: CONFERENCES February 1: Transhuman Visions conference at SF’s Fort Mason. Keynotes were Aubrey de Grey, Rudy Rucker, with 15 other speakers.… Continue Reading

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