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Human Enhancement Technologies
Attempts to improve human cognition and physical abilities date back thousands of years and are exercised every day through seemingly mundane activities such as consuming caffeine or exercising. Yet in recent decades, we have developed a wide array of powerful tools such as genetic engineering and brain-machine interfaces that will allow us to enhance what it means to be human.
Human enhancement, like any other technological tool, can be a double-edged sword. This module explores the positive and negative implications of overcoming our biological limitations.
Technological progress has radically transformed our concept of privacy. How we share information and display our identities has changed as we’ve migrated to the digital world. Emerging technologies, such as Virtual Reality and Internet of...
While the field of AI continues to grow exponentially, how can we continue to educate our youth and the general public about breakthroughs and advancements? Even more, how can we ensure that policy keeps up...
Over the past century, we have made massive strides in the rights revolution. These include rights for women, children, the LGBT community, animals, and so much more. Will we ever fight for the rights of...
AI is a powerful tool with enormous potential. It can help solve some of humanity’s grand challenges. It can help us cure cancer, tackle poverty, discover new forms of energy and much more. This...