Tue, 20 December 2011
Natasha Vita-More (life extension and transhumanism pioneer, designer, spokesperson, writer and activist) is our featured guest.
Topics: Life Extension and Human Augmentation--Part 2.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the December 21, 2011 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 39 minutes]. This is the second third of an interview recorded by Skype on December 10, 2011.
Natasha Vita-More is a Ph.D. researcher at the Centre for Media, Art and Design at the University of Plymouth. She is Chair ofHumanity+, and may be best known for designingPrimo Posthuman a future human prototype. She is the co-editor of the 2012 bookThe Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology and Philosophy of the Human Future. She has appeared in more than twenty-four televised documentaries on culture and the future; been featured on NPR Radio; and in Flaunt, LA Weekly, Village Voice, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, U.S. News & World Report, and Teleopolis. She is currently producing and hosting Minds Matter a discussion and debate series.The New York Times called her "the first female philosopher of transhumanism" in 2008, and Wired featured her as the "spokesperson for superlongevity" in 2000.