Posts from the Larger Community


  • “Do You Trust This Computer?”: A Wake Up Call on Superintelligence

    It is not everyday that Elon Musk endorses and partially funds a documentary. Needless to say, when that happens, anyone tracking the tech industry takes notice. In “Do you Trust Your Computer?“, Chris Payne brings together experts, journalists an...


  • Cryonics for uploaders: Carboncopies workshop, April 29


  • Environmentalism Mandates Transhumanism

    In one billion years, life on Earth will be gone. Five billion years from now, the Sun will expand to encompass the Earth. But long before that happens, the rising temperatures of the Sun will boil the oceans, and make the planet uninhabitable. ...


  • Catholics Should Cheat Death Too

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  • Hybrid Intelligence: When Machines and Humans Work Together

      In a previous blog, I argued that the best way to look into AI was not from a machine versus human perspective but more from a human PLUS machine paradigm. That is, the goal of AI should not be replacement but augmentation. Artificial Intelligen...


  • I’m a Mormon Transhumanist

    Hi, I’m Blaire. I’m a Mormon Transhumanist. It has been brought to my attention that some of you may not know what this means. For me, this means I think we should use science and technology to fulfill prophecies which improve humanity as the body...


  • God and your cosmic consciousness in the quantum cloud


  • Blockchain and AI: Powerful Combination or Concerning Trend?

    Bitcoin is all over the news lately. After the meteoric rise of these financial instruments, the financial world is both excited and fearful. Excited to get in the bandwagon while it is on the rise but scarred that this could be another bubble. Ev...


  • 80 Thoughts from LDS Church General Conference (April 2018)

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  • Duplicating our consciousness.

    Good Video by Michio Kaku explaining how one day we may duplicate ourselves.   http://bigthink.com/videos/could-we-transport-our-consciousness-into-robots-2?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook The post Duplicating ou...


  • Cryonics for uploaders discussion: Video


  • The Machine Learning Paradigm: How AI Can Teach Us About God

    It is no secret that AI is becoming a growing part of our lives and institutions. There is no shortage of article touting the dangers (and a few times the benefits) of this development. What is less publicized is the very technology that enables t...


  • Patriarchy is Abuse

    This is a post I’ve been avoiding and was hoping not to write. Yet, I feel compelled to write. There has been so much sexual abuse in my own family that I fear addressing the topic might be too painful. I’m still getting professional help to proce...


  • The Sun Sentinel – Nothing can be gained by taking Nikolas Cruz’s life

    The Rev. Dr. Christopher Benek, serving as the Moderator of the 41 churches of the Presbytery of Tropical Florida, signs his name to a letter opposing the death penalty for Nikolas Cruz. The post The Sun Sentinel – Nothing can be gained by taking...


  • 4 Reasons Why We Should Teach AI to Kids

    In a previous blog, I talked about a multi-disciplinary approach to STEM education. In this blog I want to explore how teaching Artificial Intelligence can accomplish those goals while also introducing youngsters to an emerging technology that wil...


  • Reform LDS Church Interview Practices Related to Sexuality

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  • Always and Forever

    My love may seem mad, a little insane,but honestly, you’re the one to blame.Your love is a drug. I need it to be tame.I’m a user for life—no plans to abstain.I let down my guard with triple sec in my veins.I’ll breathe with you through these growi...


  • Cryonics for uploaders: WTF is consciousness?


  • Gender is Eternal

    They say, “Gender is eternal,” at least that’s what is suggested in The Family: A Proclamation to the World. The actual text reads, “Gender is an essential characteristic of individual premortal, mortal, and eternal identity and purpose.” [1] For ...


  • Deep neural networks in the quantum vacuum