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Transhumanism and the next phase of human evolution

2 Girls 1 Podcast TRANSHUMANISM

The Daily Dot (Licensed)

Immortality might only be a generation or two away.

As we become ever more physically entwined with our technology, and as medicine extends our lives beyond anything our ancestors could have imagined, we may not be too far away from implanting or genetically manipulating superhuman powers—or even escaping death entirely.

If you think that sounds pretty cool and terrifying at the same time, you’re not alone.

This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet stuff on stage) talk transhumanist future shock with Dr. Natasha Vita-More, the executive director of Humanity+, an organization devoted to enhancing the quality of human life through ethical technology.

Listen to episode 74 of #2G1P right here:

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2 Girls 1 Podcast is hosted by Allison Goldberg and Jennifer Jamula, and is produced and edited by Matt Silverman in New York City. Production assistance is provided by The Podglomerate.

Matt Silverman

Matt Silverman

Matt Silverman is the director of video and producer of 2 Girls 1 Podcast at the Daily Dot. He has been making internet shows and viral videos for nearly a decade, and has directed top talent including John Oliver, Kevin Bacon, Kate McKinnon, Alton Brown, and the Sesame Street Muppets. Silverman is also the creator of FREE DAD VIDEOS, a comedy and music channel with his young children.