David-Jack Fletcher (Macquarie): Recalibrating the “Human”. Kate Darling (MIT): Extending Legal Rights to Social Robots. From the latest issue of Cryonics, James D. Miller on cryonics and the Singularity. From Spectrum, Emily Walts on the quantified self: Can self-measurement gadgets help us live healthier and better lives? (and more) Politics and transhumanism: An interview with Italian transhumanist MP Giuseppe Vatinno. Kris Notaro on how anarchism relates to transhumanism. Futurists set up charitable fund to help terminally ill Kim Suozzi get cryonically preserved. rom Vice, whoa, dude, are we inside a computer right now? NASA scientist Rich Terrile thinks we could be. Transhumanism needs an enhancement: David Pearce, Martine Rothblatt, and Ursula K. Le Guin are three favorite philosophers. Immediate Immortality: Frank Cronin on the death of death. Wake up, deathists, you do want to live 10,000 years: The future won’t be boring — it will accelerate in excitement. You want increased intelligence, transparency, life expectancy and personal freedom? Welcome, you’re H+. Scientists make monkeys smarter using brain implants — could you be next?

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