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Cyborgs, Futurists, & Transhumanism: A Conversation

Join us for a distinct discussion concerning our transhumanist future with neuroscientist Ed Boyden, leader of the Synthetic Neurobiology Group and also associate teacher of Biological Engineering as well as Brain and also Cognitive Sciences at the MIT Media Lab and also McGovern Institute for Brain Research; humanist Mark O’Connell, reporter and also writer of To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, as well as the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death; and also physicist Marcelo Gleiser, supervisor of the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement at Dartmouth College.

Cyborgs, Futurists, & Transhumanism: A Conversation
Gallery of Science|Boston, MA
March 28th, 2018

We’ve all become aware of Terminator, Blade Runner, and also various other sci-fi regarding cyborgs. Just how much is truth from fiction? Can researchers change people right into machine-like animals, more powerful, smarter and also, that recognizes, also never-ceasing?