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A platform to explore and express unique observations, realizations, and understanding of, what we call, the world. Hosted by Agah Bahari.

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A platform to explore and express unique observations, realizations, and understanding of, what we call, the world. Hosted by Agah Bahari.

    99: Justin E. Lane

    99: Justin E. Lane

    For the 99th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Justin E. Lane.

    “I am a mind hacker and consultant focused on how cognitive science and technology converge to create AI innovations for the future. I hold a doctoral degree from Oxford University and am based in Bratislava, Slovakia. My research focuses on cognitive science, social stability, and computer simulation. I also use AI and big-data approaches. I my D.Phil. from the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford in 2019. I currently hold an academic position at the Center for Modeling Social Systems and work with the Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center as well as the Center for Mind and Culture. I am also the CTO of ALAN Analytics s.r.o.”

    He’s also the author of Understanding Religion Through Artificial Intelligence: Bonding and Belief (Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation).



    Link: 

    Justin E. Lane: https://app.scholarsite.io/justin-e-lane

    Understanding Religion Through Artificial Intelligence: Bonding and Belief (Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation): www.amazon.com/Understanding-Religion-Through-Artificial-Intelligence/dp/1350103551

    Justin E. Lane – University of Oxford: https://oxford.academia.edu/JustinELane

    Justin E. Lane – Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=iF1BxNMAAAAJ&hl=fr

    • 1 hr 16 min
    98: Giulio Prisco

    98: Giulio Prisco

    For the 98th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with the returning guest, Giulio Prisco (@giulioprisco). Giulio is an Italian information technology and virtual reality consultant, as well as a writer, futurist, and Transhumanist. Formerly a senior manager in the European Space Agency, Prisco is a physicist and computer scientist. He served as a member on the board of directors of World Transhumanist Association, of which he was temporarily executive director, and continues to serve as a member on the board of directors of the Associazione Italiana Transumanisti. He is also a founding member of the Order of Cosmic Engineers, and the Turing Church, fledgling organizations which claim that the benefits of a technological singularity, which would come from accelerating change, should or would be viable alternatives to the promises of major religious groups.



    Links: 

    Giulio Prisco: www.giulioprisco.com

    Futurist Spaceflight Meditations: www.amazon.com/Futurist-spaceflight-meditations-Giulio-Prisco-ebook/dp/B096K25QLQ/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=giulio+prisco&qid=1638723215&sr=8-2

    Tales of the Turing Church: Hacking religion, enlightening science, awakening technology: www.amazon.com/Tales-Turing-Church-enlightening-technology/dp/B084DGQ98P/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

    I have resigned from the IEET Board of Directors: www.giulioprisco.com/i-have-resigned-from-the-ieet-board-of-directors-793d10a10a8a

    Turing Church: www.turingchurch.com

    • 1 hr 11 min
    97: David McFadzean and Willy “Fritz” Herold

    97: David McFadzean and Willy “Fritz” Herold

    For the 97th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with returning guests, David McFadzean (@macterra) and Willy “Fritz” Herold (@VirionFritz). David is a software and robotic engineer, the founder of Church of Virus, and the very first guest on NEOHUMAN. Fritz’s been an engineer, computer modeler, IT expert, and always on the “implementation and production side of the world”. 



    Links: 

    David McFadzean: www.github.com/macterra

    Church of Virus: www.churchofvirus.org

    Carl Sagan Predicted The Current Junk Science Disaster: https://youtu.be/1Ox8fqPCbMM

    Freddie Sayers investigaes Austria’s lockdown of the unvaccinated: https://youtu.be/y9io1MZz_7E

    • 2 hr 23 min
    96: Rizwan Virk

    96: Rizwan Virk

    For the 96th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Rizwan Virk (@Rizstanford). A graduate of MIT and Stanford, Rizwan is a successful entrepreneur, video game pioneer, film producer, venture capitalist and bestselling author. His software products have been used by the largest enterprises in the world, and his mobile games, including Tap Fish and Penny Dreadful: Demimonde, have been downloaded by millions of players. His indie films, including Thrive and Sirius, have been seen by millions of viewers worldwide.



    Links: 

    Rizwan Virk: www.zenentrepreneur.com

    The Simulated Multiverse: An MIT Computer Scientist Explores Parallel Universes, Quantum Computing, The Simulation Hypothesis and the Mandela Effect: https://www.amazon.com/Simulated-Multiverse-Scientist-Simulation-Hypothesis/dp/1954872003/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

    The simulation Hypothesis: An MIT Computer Scientist Shows Why AI, Quantum Physics and Eastern Mystics All Agree We Are In a Video Game: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M81F1KG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

    Rizwan Virk | The Simulated Multiverse | Talks at Google: https://youtu.be/Fs6xzDPfQ_Y

    Startup Myths and Models: What you Won’t Learn in Business School: www.amazon.com/gp/product/0231194528/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i3

    Zen Entrepreneurship: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CXJAH9A/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

    • 1 hr 12 min
    95: Chris Niebauer

    95: Chris Niebauer

    For the 95th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Chris Niebauer (@noselfnoprob). Chris received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology from the University of Toledo where he specialized in left-right brain differences. He has conducted research on consciousness, handedness, beliefs and the sense of self and is currently an associate professor of cognitive psychology at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.



    Links: 

    Chris’ YouTube:

    www.youtube.com/chris5264

    No Self, No Problem: How Neuropsychology is Catching Up to Buddhism: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PLRZVTT/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

    Niebauer v. Slippery Rock University: www.theonlinerocket.com/opinion/2014/09/04/niebauer-v-slippery-rock-university

    Psychology prof at Slippery Rock University claims gender discrimination: www.post-gazette.com/local/north/2014/08/28/Psychology-prof-at-Slippery-Rock-University-claims-gender-discrimination/stories/201408280279

    • 1 hr 46 min
    94: Nell Watson

    94: Nell Watson

    For the 94th episode of ‘NEOHUMAN with Agah Bahari podcast, Agah is chatting with Nell Watson. Eleanor ‘Nell’ Watson is an interdisciplinary researcher in emerging technologies such as machine vision and A.I. ethics. Her work primarily focuses on protecting human rights and putting ethics, safety, and the values of the human spirit into technologies such as Artificial Intelligence. Nell serves as Chair & Vice-Chair respectively of the IEEE’s ECPAIS Transparency Experts Focus Group, and P7001 Transparency of Autonomous Systems committee on A.I. Ethics & Safety, engineering credit score-like mechanisms into A.I. to help safeguard algorithmic trust. She also chairs EthicsNet.org, a community teaching prosocial behaviors to machines, CulturalPeace.org, crafting Geneva Conventions-style rules for cultural conflict, Endohazard.org, a hazard symbol project for informing consumers of endocrine disruptors, and Pacha.org, connecting a network of service providers to help enable the automated accounting of externalities (shifted costs) such as pollution. Nell serves as an Executive Consultant on philosophical matters for Apple, as well as serving as Senior Scientific Advisor to The Future Society, and Senior Fellow to The Atlantic Council. She also holds Fellowships with the British Computing Society and Royal Statistical Society, among others. Her public speaking has inspired audiences to work towards a brighter future at venues such as The World Bank, The United Nations General Assembly, and The Royal Society.



    Links: 

    Nell Watson: www.nellwatson.com

    Cultural Peace: www.culturalpeace.org

    Nell Watson – Singularity Group: www.su.org/experts/nell-watson

    Nell Watson at AGI Conft ’21 – Machines for Moral Enlightenment: https://youtu.be/qrZMapO1mEE

    • 1 hr 31 min

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