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Transhumanism, often abbreviated as H+ or h+, is an international intellectual and cultural movement that affirms the possibility and desirability of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely available technologies to eliminate aging and to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities. (Wikipedia.org)






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SoutheastCon 2019

The annual IEEE SoutheastCon conferences promote all aspects of theories and applications of engineering disciplines. Sponsored by the IEEE Region-3 and IEEE Huntsville Section, this event will attract researchers, professionals, and students from the Southeastern region of the U.S. SoutheastCon 2019 will feature tutorial sessions, workshops, Technical Programs, and student Hardware, Software, Ethics, Paper, Web competitions.

  • SoutheastCon 2018

    SoutheastCon is a annual conference held in Region 3 and covers a Professional Track, Student Track and Regional Track.

  • SoutheastCon 2017

    Broad scope professional paper conference, region 3 annual meeting, region 3 annual student conference

  • SoutheastCon 2016

    Annual Region 3 Trifecta of Student competitions, Technical papers and volunteer training and administration.

  • SoutheastCon 2015

    Horizontal Technical Conference with all topics; students compete in multiple competions; Region 3 training meetings.

  • SOUTHEASTCON 2014

    Horizontal Technical Conference with all topics; students compete in multiple competions; Region 3 training meetings.

  • IEEE SOUTHEASTCON 2013

    Region 3 Meeting, Technical papers, student competitions.

  • SOUTHEASTCON 2012

    The annual IEEE SoutheastCon conferences promote all aspects of the theories and applications of the engineering disciplines. Sponsored by the IEEE Region 03, this event attracts researchers, professionals, and students from the Southeast region of the U.S and beyond. SoutheastCon 2012 will be held in Orlando, Florida.

  • SOUTHEASTCON 2011

    IEEE SoutheastCon2011 is the annual IEEE Region 3 technical, professional, and student conference, invites conference refereed and non-refereed technical paper presentations and tutorials that advance the work and careers of conference attendees in the areas of interest for the conference.

  • SOUTHEASTCON 2010

    SoutheastCon 2010 is the Region 3 event which includes a student conference, a technical conference, and the Region 3 business meeting.

  • SOUTHEASTCON 2009

    It is the annual IEEE Region 3 Technical, Professional, and Student Conference. As the premier conference for the IEEE Region 3, it brings together electrical, computer and other engineering and science professionals, faculty and students to share the latest information through technical sessions, tutorials and exhibits. The conference schedule includes: a technical program with seminars, tutorials, and workshops; exhibits; a student program with student competitions; and IEEE regional meetings.

  • SOUTHEASTCON 2008

    SoutheastCon is the Southeastern USA Region of the IEEE's premier conference. It contains three main sections: a technical program, student competitions and regional meetings. SouthEastCon features technical papers, tutorials and exhibits.

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2017 IEEE Region 5 Meeting

This event is the annual meeting for all Region 5 Sections and the Regional Executive Committee. The event also includes a variety of Regional student competitions, including student technical papers, robotics, ethics and circuit design.

  • 2016 IEEE Region 5 Conference

    The 2016 IEEE Region 5 Conference in Kansas City, MO includes the Annual Region 5 Business Meeting and Student Competitions. Student Competitions are co-sponsored by the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) and include Papers, Ethics, Robotics, and Circuit Design.

  • 2009 IEEE Region 5 Conference

    The 2009 Region 5 Conference is the annual IEEE Region 5 Technical, Professional, and Student Conference. It brings together engineering and science professionals, faculty and students to share the latest information through technical sessions, tutorials and exhibits. The conference schedule includes: a technical program with seminars, tutorials, and workshops; a student program with student competitions; and IEEE regional meetings.

  • 2008 IEEE Region 5 Conference

    The 2008 Power Engineering, Software Design, Biotechology, Avionics, Security, Informatics, Computer Hardware, and Software Design/Systems Engineering (P-BASICS2) Technical Conference (Tutorials/Technical Papers), Student Competitions (Robotics, Electronic Design, Ethics, Paper Contests, and Student Poster Displays), and Region 5 Annual Business Meeting will bring together students, educators, and industry to form an over-arching bridge between various disciplines in state-of-the-art P-BASICS2, and to suppo

  • 2007 IEEE Region 5 Conference

    Allow IEEE students opportunity to compete with peers from other schools, train officers from different sections within the region, conduct annual regional meeting, offer opportunity to present and hear technical papers.

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  • 2004 IEEE Region 5 Conference: Annual Technical & Leadership Workshop

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2011 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS)

ISTAS is an annual international forum sponsored by the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology. ISTAS 2011 is co-sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Computers and Society. ISTAS welcomes engineers; scientists; philosophers; researchers in social sciences, arts, law, and humanities; and policy experts in technology and society.



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Computer

Computer, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, publishes peer-reviewed technical content that covers all aspects of computer science, computer engineering, technology, and applications. Computer is a resource that practitioners, researchers, and managers can rely on to provide timely information about current research developments, trends, best practices, and changes in the profession.


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Canadian Journal of

The Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, issued quarterly, has been publishing high-quality refereed scientific papers in all areas of electrical and computer engineering since 1976. Sponsored by IEEE Canada (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Canada) as a part of its role to provide scientific and professional activity for its members in Canada, the CJECE complements ...


Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE

The impact of technology (as embodied by the fields of interest in IEEE) on society, the impact of society on the engineering profession, the history of the societal aspects of electrotechnology, and professional, social, and economic responsibility in the practice of engineering and its related technology.



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Enhancing Brain by Transforming Human to Transhuman : Vision & Possibilities

2008 IEEE Region 5 Conference, 2008

Man is always for hungry for innovation. Over the last decade there has been spark to significantly increase the human mental and physical power for extended life spans. This innovation is taking shape day by day by the efforts of some leading computer scientists, neuroscientists, nanotechnologists and researchers, who are at the forefront of technological development. They are thinking and ...


Engineering greater resilience or radical transhuman enhancement?

2009 IET Bionic Health: Next Generation Implants, Prosthetics and Devices, 2009

This article investigates the conceptual distinctions between therapy and various forms of human enhancement. It begins by proposing a typology of human enhancements in order to make more rigorous and grounded discussions about the distinction between therapy and enhancement. Three types of human enhancement are proposed: 1) engineering traits of accepted value, 2) engineering traits of contested value and 3) ...


Tools and techniques for transhumanism - A future way of life? (non reviewed)

IEEE SoutheastCon 2008, 2008

The relationship between human and artificial intelligence has borne the idea of transhumanism which is a new technology for the enhancement of human's physical mental abilities i.e. to select or alter human aptitude and other characteristics which are beyond the existing human range by using specific applications of technologies like neuro, cyber, gene and nanotechnology to human biology. Transhumanisms involves ...


A Conversation with Lazar Puhalo [Interview]

IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, 2015

On December 17, 2014, T&S Editor-in-Chief Katina Michael interviewed Archbishop of Ottawa (Ret.) Lazar Puhalo, of the Orthodox Church in America. Their discussion focused broadly on transhumanism.


Law and policy in an era of cyborg-assisted-life<sup>1</sup>: The implications of interfacing in-the-body technologies to the outer world<sup>2</sup>

2013 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS): Social Implications of Wearable Computing and Augmediated Reality in Everyday Life, 2013

Medical technology verges on incorporating directly into our anatomy processors with the computational power of the famous Watson IBM computer and Internet-like communications. As the size of computers spiral downward, their wholesale use (as well as RFID-type technology) will extend lifetimes, enhance our intellect, and assist in controlling technology outside the body via digital I/O and thought. This includes the ...


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  • Enhancing Brain by Transforming Human to Transhuman : Vision &amp; Possibilities

    Man is always for hungry for innovation. Over the last decade there has been spark to significantly increase the human mental and physical power for extended life spans. This innovation is taking shape day by day by the efforts of some leading computer scientists, neuroscientists, nanotechnologists and researchers, who are at the forefront of technological development. They are thinking and taking challenge to alter the human condition at their will. They are trying to fine tune the human condition. Undoubtly with the pace of technology and research, it will be possible to face the prospect of such technologies as real artificial intelligence, new kinds of cognitive tools that combine artificial intelligence with new interface technology, powerful new molecular biological engineering and non-biological molecular nanotechnology. In the coming decades, technologies like genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, and nanotechnology will transform human condition. A strange new world is unfolding - nightmarish to some, Utopian to others. Soon we'll have the power to reshape our children's genes, build machines that think, and upload our minds into computers. This paper has attempted to understand the concept and implementation of transhumanism and its vision. The paper has defined in short the transhumanism, its evolution and possibilities from the academic point of view.

  • Engineering greater resilience or radical transhuman enhancement?

    This article investigates the conceptual distinctions between therapy and various forms of human enhancement. It begins by proposing a typology of human enhancements in order to make more rigorous and grounded discussions about the distinction between therapy and enhancement. Three types of human enhancement are proposed: 1) engineering traits of accepted value, 2) engineering traits of contested value and 3) radical transhuman enhancements. Subsequently, the paper explores the distinctions between the ethical justifications that are advanced for therapeutic interventions, comparing them with human enhancements, concluding that the salient characteristic of health-related suffering enables enhancement to gain legitimacy from the perspective of traditional medical ethics. Finally, the paper considers a number of practical obstructions to the realization of radical transhuman enhancements. Specifically, it discusses procedural obstacles to approving experimental medical research for human enhancements, the likely commercialization of human enhancements that would ensue from their development, and the need to develop experimental medical interventions via animal models.

  • Tools and techniques for transhumanism - A future way of life? (non reviewed)

    The relationship between human and artificial intelligence has borne the idea of transhumanism which is a new technology for the enhancement of human's physical mental abilities i.e. to select or alter human aptitude and other characteristics which are beyond the existing human range by using specific applications of technologies like neuro, cyber, gene and nanotechnology to human biology. Transhumanisms involves improvement of human heredity (transfer of characteristics from parent to child through genes). Transhumanisms also involves bio-diversity and neuro- diversity. Biodiversity here refers to (a) genetic diversity {i.e. genetic variation of in the same species), (b) species diversity (i.e. diversities among group of organisms which are capable of reading and producing off spring (c) ecosystem diversity (i.e. diversity among plants, animals and micro-organisms). Moreover, Transhumanism is combination of genetic engineering and information technology and specially molecular nanotechnology and artificial intelligence.

  • A Conversation with Lazar Puhalo [Interview]

    On December 17, 2014, T&amp;S Editor-in-Chief Katina Michael interviewed Archbishop of Ottawa (Ret.) Lazar Puhalo, of the Orthodox Church in America. Their discussion focused broadly on transhumanism.

  • Law and policy in an era of cyborg-assisted-life<sup>1</sup>: The implications of interfacing in-the-body technologies to the outer world<sup>2</sup>

    Medical technology verges on incorporating directly into our anatomy processors with the computational power of the famous Watson IBM computer and Internet-like communications. As the size of computers spiral downward, their wholesale use (as well as RFID-type technology) will extend lifetimes, enhance our intellect, and assist in controlling technology outside the body via digital I/O and thought. This includes the eventual merging of synthetic DNA and artificial intelligence that together will bring new diagnostics, medical treatment and smart nano-prosthetics well within the horizon of the next generation. A prosthetic genome hastens the day when enhanced life forms, such as human organs, can be made entirely from a fusion of living organisms and non-living materials. Widespread diffusion of this technology into populations risk creating a world of “haves” that can afford and “have nots,” that cannot afford enhanced intellect and longevity. Without changes to current U.S. patent law, commercial interests might jeopardize our well-being through patent monopolies, market forces might squeeze out efficiencies at the expense of performance and reliability, and wrongdoers might dare to unleash digital viruses into a world filled with anatomically installed biomedical devices receptive to Internet-style communications. Overtime artificially altered and controlled metabolisms may begin to alter the progression of natural biological evolution and force an examination about what the notion of “human” means in the age of human cyborgs.

  • Accelerating Economic Inequality and the Moral Responsibilities of Corporate-Employed Technologists

    Corporate-employed technologists have a special moral responsibility to themselves and to others to help oppose the dynamics of accelerating inequality in the US and globally. They have distinctive capabilities in this respect and they are in a special position to do so. There exists a moral- responsibility-to-self in this context, involving meta-coherence and integrity. Responsibility-to-others can be enacted by attempting to inject scientific and ethical habits-of-thought into the global distributed governance process, but also by standing in opposition to corporate-level strategies and practices that make inequality worse.

  • Exoskeletons, Transhumanism, and Culture: Performing Superhuman Feats

    In this article we study how exoskeletons are construed through three dominant but interrelated presentations: 1) popular science journalism, 2) advertisements of military innovation, and 3) blockbuster science fiction film. We address how these media function to alter attitudes about the future. The attitudinal framing of the exoskeleton asks that people aspire to transhumanism, and that they “imagine the possibilities in the near future of dramatically enhance[ed) human mental and physical capacities” [4). In this case, they are being encouraged to visualize a militarized future. More so, the rhetorical proposition calls upon people to identify personally with the technology. The rhetoric conveys a militarized identity through celebration, anticipation, and to an extent, panic. It unites excitement and fear through entertainment, but it also succeeds in distorting the conversation of what exoskeleton technology would actually mean in a nonfictional, socio-political, or military context. Michael, Fusco, and Michael [5) identify the “socio- ethics” concerning emerging inventions, as “the moral principles which govern a particular society at large.” We seek in our work to disclose some of the socio-ethical cultural manipulation conveyed through popular channels concerning exoskeletons.

  • Augmentation and Transcendence [T&amp;S Interview]

    As an inventor, the website kurzweilai.net notes that Kurzweil was the principal inventor of the first CCD flatbed scanner, the first omni-font optical character recognition, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, the first music synthesizer capable of recreating the grand piano and other orchestral instruments, and the first commercially marketed large-vocabulary speech recognition. Mr. Kurzweil was appointed Director of Engineering at Google, Inc., in December 2012. We interviewed Mr. Kurzweil via email in summer 2012.

  • James A. Herrick

    Technologists, research scientists, communication professionals, and others involved in computer and internet technologies, including graduate students, will find this book both relevant and prescient. Readers interested in philosophy, futurism, or the fate of humanity will like it too. The book achieves its purpose of outlining, with salient references and a sense of history, the prominent strains of thought in the transhumanist and human enhancement communities - and their philosophical forebears - along with critical responses. The book stands out as a comprehensive, measured look at technology, its future, and its narratives. The author's well-researched, historical look at the stories we tell ourselves about the future—and, crucially, how those stories drive technological advances and policies—details the beliefs of transhumanism: where those beliefs came from and how they are driving the shape of our future. The author also balances the book with critical responses to each of these narratives. The book is focused more on the mythology of the future and technology, rather than on practical applications of any of the technologies discussed. Therefore, it would be most suited to a graduate-level course, or for consideration by policy makers and designers who are potentially influenced by these myths. The book’s value - and its contribution to its field - is in its scope and context, as well as its critical balance.

  • Beyond Human: Lifelogging and Life Extension [Editorial]

    Presents the editorial for this issue of the publication.



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