Neill Blomkamp – Transhumanism, spirituality, and reflections on intelligence

An interesting article based around an interview with filmmaker Neill Blomkamp - District 9 (2009), Elysium (2013) and Chappie (2015) - on how his new film(s) based around the character of ADAM focuses on "[t]ranshumanism, spirituality, the idea of artificial intelligence, machine intelligence and human intelligence. The idea of the rise and fall of civilisations."... Continue Reading →

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Film page added

I've added a working list of films with transhumanist themes and technologies to the site. Available at: https://transhumanfilms.com/films/

Related vacancy – Assistant Director, Future of Humanity Institute at University of Oxford

Related to the material on this site, the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford has a position going for an Assistant Director. The FHI has a strong interest in things post- and trans- human, with its current director Nick Bostrom being a transhumanist advocate (http://www.nickbostrom.com/). Source: Assistant Director, Future of Humanity Institute... Continue Reading →

Building Gods (2008)

Title: Building Gods Director: Ken Gumbs A rough cut of a documentary posted (back in the day) to Google Videos that interviews a number of people about technological developments. Many of the people interviewed here crop up in transhumanist media and literature. Some links to H+ reviews of the documentary include: http://www.sentientdevelopments.com/2006/04/my-review-of-building-gods.html http://hplusmagazine.com/2015/03/06/video-friday-building-gods-full-documentary

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