Resources

Following are some resources to aid you in learning more about brain, mind, consciousness, artificial intelligence, transhumanism, and related topics. Send recommendations for additional resources to cogniphile@albuquirky.net (please include a relevance statement for each recommended resource).

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Brain Preservation Foundation Supports the development of tools and techniques for preserving brains with fidelity sufficient to support digital cloning brain imaging, brain physiology, brain preservation, brain sectioning, transhumanism
H+ (Humanity Plus)  “an international nonprofit membership organization that advocates the ethical use of technology to expand human capacities.”  augmentation, transhumanism
Kurzweil AI Covers new ideas and daily progress in science + technology that are changing the nature of being human artificial intelligence, brain, augmentation, biotech, computation, electronics, materials science, nanotechnology, pattern recognition, robotics, virtual reality
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Develops mathematical models and algorithms to reduce the probability of destructive AI artificial intelligence, risk analysis, existential risks
Neuroscience News An independent (no conflicts of interest) science news website focusing mainly on neuroscience and other cognitive sciences. We scour news sources from universities, labs, news agencies, scientists, science publishers, and other science departments. We post full articles, releases, abstracts, and sometimes full research journal papers on our site. brain, cognition, neuroscience, research
Open Mind Discover with almost 200 world-class authors, academic scholars and popularizers of the online world, the great challenges of science, technology, economics and business, the environment and the humanities. … help us build an open community that is accessible to all. aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, biomedicine, general science, genetics, mathematics, medicine, technology, physics
Sentient Potential Site dedicated to positive psychology (the science of happiness and its supporting technologies) augmentation, happiness, psychology, technology
Singularity Hub Singularity Hub chronicles technological progress by highlighting the breakthroughs, players, and issues shaping the future augmentation, artificial intelligence, future, singularity, virtual reality
Society for Reality-Based Thinking “A great many problems are caused by thinking that does not jibe with reality. The best solution, therefore, is for individuals to learn how to think realistically as a sustained habit.” argumentation, critical thinking, cognitive bias, fact-based reasoning, problem-solving, rationality