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3 days ago
There's an old humorous saying: Catholics claim the pope is infallible, but no one believes it. Mormons claim the prophet is fallible, but no one believes it. It's more true than it should be. (Perhaps on both counts.) Wh ... (More)
5 days ago
Facebook unfriended me. Why? So far as I can tell, it’s because I’ve been using Facebook to advocate for decentralization of social media. And apparently the algorithm didn’t like that. This morning, sometime betwee ... (More)
13 Jan 2021
If you’re tuned in to news about AI research and machine learning, you’ve surely heard about GPT-3. It’s a natural language model that uses deep learning to produce human-like text. The model is based on a neural ne ... (More)
14 Dec 2020
What can robots do? What can’t they do? Are there hard limits on the potential of machine intelligence? Or will it continue to replicate and eventually surpass the capacities of human intelligence? Randy Paul brought to ... (More)
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Transfiguration: Parallels and Complements between Mormonism and Transhumanism
March 2007 by members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association
Read the Sunstone magazine cover article about Mormon Transhumanism.
Parallels and Convergences: Mormon Thought and Engineering Vision
February 2012 by members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association and others
Read about Mormon thought and engineering vision.
What is Mormon Transhumanism?
April 2015 by Lincoln Cannon
Read the journal of Theology and Science article about Mormon Transhumanism.
3 April 2015 by members of the Mormon Transhumanist Association and others at the Salt Lake City Public Library
Watch recordings of the 2015 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association on topics at the intersection of technology, spirituality, science, and religion.