Tag: Jonathan Hickman

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Post-Humanity

By Stephen Cass | February 9, 2009 5:25 pm

Cover of trade release of TranshumanThe future belongs to the post-human, suggests an increasing number of science-fiction writers and serious futurologists (in some cases, they are one and the same person). Post-humanity arises when people and machines merge to create sentient individuals that have capabilities (and possibly motivations) that are so far beyond our current scope as to represent a new stage in human evolution. Immortality and the ability to exist entirely as software within a computer network are only two of the more pedestrian possibilities that may be open to the post-human.

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