Anders Sandberg

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Name: Anders Sandberg
First reported 49 mins ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 1 reports

Conservation and Development in the..

in the Rouge River WatershedYork University's Dr. L. Anders Sandberg travels from the mouth of the Rouge River to the Oak Ridges Moraine exploring the interactions and conflicts of different past and future land uses and the future establishment of the ... [Published Inside Toronto - 49 mins ago]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

How We Could Actually Build a Space Colony

In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today, three classic space-colony concepts.Name: Bernal sphere; Stanford ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] [tp] Yuval Harari: H+ only for the rich?

  http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/sep/05/body-upgrades-only-for-rich   Body Upgrades may be Nearing Reality, but Only for the Rich by Ian Sample,  The Guardian September 5th, 2014   ![if !vml]> <![endif]> Homo sapiens ... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich

Arnold Schwarzenegger gets upgraded to a killer robot in Terminator 2Homo sapiens were not always so special. In the ancient past, other human forms lived beside us. The Neanderthals in Eurasia. Small, hobbit-like humans in Indonesia. The mysterious Denisovans ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Eternal sunshine of the spotless mouse: Scientists successfully erase bad memories in rodents

Scientists have successfully manipulated the brains of mice to remember unhappy experiences in a positive way, in a study which reveals the extent to which our emotional recollections of life may be "reversible". In a novel experiment, researchers were ... [Published The Independent - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

6 Weird Ways To Hunt For Aliens

Dyson Sphere Anders Sandberg via Flickr CC By 2.0 At a meeting in July, NASA scientists predicted that humans will detect extraterrestrial life within the next 20 years. The Kepler telescope has churned up thousands of new exoplanet candidates ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Re: [tt] y2k bug

many analysts believe potential catastrophes were averted due to the pro-active action from governments, corporations and individual consumers (U.S. Senate, 2000),   Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem. 2000. Y2K Aftermath ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Debate featuring Anders Sandberg on the future of human cloning

Anders Sandberg, a member of the advisory board for the LifeBoat Foundation, recently took part in a panel debate on the future of human cloning produced by the Institute of Art and Ideas . Debate blurb: Human cloning is anathema to most ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 23 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence

Other ways humanity could end are more subtle. United States Department of Energy In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - May 29 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

Can software suffer?

Software may be “eating the world”, in the words of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, but should some software be given the same moral status as animals or even humans? In a new paper , Anders Sandberg, a research fellow at Oxford’s Future of Humanity ... [Published Tech Blog - May 28 2014]
First reported May 17 2014 - Updated May 17 2014 - 1 reports

What’s The Greatest Threat Facing Mankind?

Anders Sandberg of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute took to Reddit earlier this week to explain what keeps him up at night. At the top of the list: nuclear war. The typical mammalian species last for a few million years, which means that extinction ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 17 2014]
First reported May 10 2014 - Updated May 10 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] (MIRI 2014-04) Suzana Herculano-Houzel on cognitive ability and brain size

(Thanks, Anders Sandberg - TR) [ http://intelligence.org/2014/04/22/suzana-herculano-houzel/ ] (... links deleted ...) Suzana Herculano-Houzel on cognitive ability and brain size April 22, 2014|[12]Luke Muehlhauser|[13]Conversations [14]Suzana ... [Published TranshumanTech - May 10 2014]

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...biggest space infrastructure project to date, the International Space Station, their designs would not pose insurmountable engineering challenges. "from an engineering standpoint, the structure is very easy—the engineering calculations are totally valid" says Anders Sandberg, a research fellow at Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute, who has studied megastructure concepts
"speciation might well happen, but instead of class, i think it'll be much more driven by culture. you might get a country that decides it wants to bring down its healthcare budget by subsidising an upgrade that makes people healthier. the end result might be that the singaporeans become their own species. or it could be a technological speciation, like mac users versus pc users, which is probably even more horrifying" Sandberg said

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Conservation and Development in the.. [Published Inside Toronto - 49 mins ago]
How We Could Actually Build a Space Colony [Published Popular Mechanics - Oct 02 2014]
[tt] [tp] Yuval Harari: H+ only for the rich? [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 16 2014]
Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mouse: Scienti... [Published The Independent - Aug 27 2014]
6 Weird Ways To Hunt For Aliens [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 01 2014]
Re: [tt] y2k bug [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
Debate featuring Anders Sandberg on the future ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 23 2014]
The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - May 29 2014]
Can software suffer? [Published Tech Blog - May 28 2014]
What’s The Greatest Threat Facing Mankind? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 17 2014]
The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity... [Published Popular Science - May 16 2014]
[tt] (MIRI 2014-04) Suzana Herculano-Houzel on ... [Published TranshumanTech - May 10 2014]
Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics [Published Slashdot - Apr 06 2014]
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[tt] [tp] Yuval Harari: H+ only for the rich? [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 16 2014]
  http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/sep/05/body-upgrades-only-for-rich   Body Upgrades may be Nearing Reality, but Only for the Rich by Ian Sample,  The Guardian September 5th, 2014   ![if !vml]> <![endif]> Homo sapiens ...
6 Weird Ways To Hunt For Aliens [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 01 2014]
Dyson Sphere Anders Sandberg via Flickr CC By 2.0 At a meeting in July, NASA scientists predicted that humans will detect extraterrestrial life within the next 20 years. The Kepler telescope has churned up thousands of new exoplanet candidates ...
Re: [tt] y2k bug [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
many analysts believe potential catastrophes were averted due to the pro-active action from governments, corporations and individual consumers (U.S. Senate, 2000),   Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem. 2000. Y2K Aftermath ...
Debate featuring Anders Sandberg on the future ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 23 2014]
Anders Sandberg, a member of the advisory board for the LifeBoat Foundation, recently took part in a panel debate on the future of human cloning produced by the Institute of Art and Ideas . Debate blurb: Human cloning is anathema to most ...
The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - May 29 2014]
Other ways humanity could end are more subtle. United States Department of Energy In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but ...
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