This is the first seminar of Xapiens at MIT – “The Future of Homo Sapiens”
The future of our varieties will certainly be majorly influenced by the technological innovations and also ethical standard shifts over the following several years. Artificial intelligence, neural improvement, gene modifying, remedies for aging and interplanetary travel, and also various other arising modern technologies are bringing sci-fi’s best suggestions to fact.
Sponsored by the MIT Media Lab and the MIT McGovern Institute of Brain Study.
– Openings comments from Joe Paradiso –
A.W Dreyfoos Teacher as well as Partner Academic Head of Media Arts as well as Sciences at MIT Supervisor of the Responsive Environments Group
– Pattie Maes –
Teacher of Media Arts & Sciences at MIT, Supervisor of Media Lab’s Liquid Interfaces team, TED speaker, Founder of MIT offshoots including Firefly Networks (Microsoft) and Tulip Interfaces
– Max Tegmark –
Professor of Physics at MIT, Scientific supervisor of the Foundational Questions Institute, Founder of the Future of Life Institute, Director of the Tegmark Laboratory at MIT
– David Sinclair –
Professor of Genes at Harvard Medical School & Co-director of the Paul F. Glenn Facility for the Biological Systems of Aging, Co-Founder of Sirtris, and also Life Biosciences, Director of the Sinclair Lab at Harvard
– George Church –
Teacher of Genes at Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical School (HMS), Director of HMS NHGRI-Center of Quality in Genomic Science & Personal Genome Task, Broad Institute & Wyss Harvard Institute of biologically Influenced Design
– Ed Boyden –
Y.Eva Tan Teacher in Neurotechnology at MIT Media Laboratory and also McGovern Institute for Mind Research, Co-director of MIT Facility of Neurobiological engineering, Leader of Synthetic Neurobiology Group
– Panel w/ Joe Paradiso, Pattie Maes, Max Tegmark, David Sinclair, George Church, & Ed Boyden.
Xapiens is MIT’s first interdisciplinary collective looking for to discover the technical and honest problems bordering using modern technology to conquer the restrictions of the human mind & body.
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