Technological change is accelerating and transforming our world. Assuming trends persist, we will soon experience an evolutionary shift in the mechanisms of reputation, a fundamental on which relationships are based. Cascading effects of the shift will revo...
Below is version 3.1 of the New God Argument, as it appears in "What is Mormon Transhumanism?", published today in the peer reviewed journal of Theology and Science. This formulation is closer to version 2.0 than version 3.0. Version 3.1 restores approximat...
This is a transcript of my talk at the 2015 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association, held yesterday in the Salt Lake City Public Library. The conference attracted about 75 attendees in person, and about 900 visitors to the live stream on Transfig...
A friend recently shared with me some questions about Mormon Transhumanism. The questions arose in response to a recording of my presentation at the 2013 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association . In that presentation, I comment on the purpose of ...
Information systems have long relied on identity to facilitate security and other forms of decision-making. In its most basic sense, an identity may be nothing more than an identifier, which, combined with a password, has sufficed for the practical concerns...
Quality for Animal Life: what's the first thing that comes to mind when you read that? Animal rights or something along those lines? Yeah. Well, I'll tell you what didn't come to mind for me: Mormon Transhumanism. And yet, as it turns out, Quality for Anima...
Several friends have asked for my opinion on a set of controversial topics in Mormonism that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) addressed in a series of essays during 2013 and 2014. The topics include " Are Mormons Christian? ", " ...
In his Orthogonality Thesis, Nick Bostrom proposes that "intelligence and final goals are orthogonal: more or less any level of intelligence could in principle be combined with more or less any final goal." However, there's a problem hinted at by the combin...
- Lincoln Cannon LLCEmerging Technology Consultant, 2014 - present
- The World TableEVP Chief Technology Officer, and Board Member, 2014 - present
- Mormon Transhumanist AssociationPresident, Board Member, and Founder, 2006 - present
- Ancestry.comDirector of Software Engineering, 2013 - 2014
- Merit MedicalDirector of Marketing Technology, 2009 - 2013
- SymantecSenior Manager of Software Engineering, 2002 - 2009
- VariousSoftware Engineering Consultant, 2000 - 2002
- NovellSoftware Engineer, 1999 - 2000
- TransletEmailGeneral Manager, 1998 - 1999
- Brigham Young UniversityMBA Business, 2003
- Brigham Young UniversityBA Philosophy, 1998
- Singularity UniversityFutureMed, 2011
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