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Lincoln Cannon
Works at Lincoln Cannon LLC
Attended Brigham Young University
Lives in Orem UT USA
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Technologist and Philosopher
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  • Lincoln Cannon LLC
    Emerging Technology Consultant, 2014 - present
  • The World Table
    EVP Chief Technology Officer, and Board Member, 2014 - present
  • Mormon Transhumanist Association
    President, Board Member, and Founder, 2006 - present
  • Ancestry.com
    Director of Software Engineering, 2013 - 2014
  • Merit Medical
    Director of Marketing Technology, 2009 - 2013
  • Symantec
    Senior Manager of Software Engineering, 2002 - 2009
  • Various
    Software Engineering Consultant, 2000 - 2002
  • Novell
    Software Engineer, 1999 - 2000
  • TransletEmail
    General Manager, 1998 - 1999
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Orem UT USA
Previously
Carcassonne France - Hyères France - Perpignan France - Aix-en-provence France - Kennewick WA USA - West Chicago IL USA - Provo UT USA
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Technology Vision and Leadership
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Lincoln Cannon is a technologist and philosopher. He has two decades of professional experience in information technology, including leadership roles in software engineering and marketing technology, and consulting roles in emerging technology. He is a leading advocate of technological evolution and postsecular religion, with a decade of experience in nonprofit management. Lincoln holds degrees in business administration and philosophy. He is married with Dorothée Vankrieckenge, a French national, and they have three bilingual children.
Education
  • Brigham Young University
    MBA Business, 2003
  • Brigham Young University
    BA Philosophy, 1998
  • Singularity University
    FutureMed, 2011
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Dear Google+ friends, I'm working on a super cool project. For the basic idea, check out the video. I believe something like it will change the world for the better. To make it real, we need investors. You can help. Are you or anyone you know interested?
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Reputation Is the Identity We Need
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...
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 suf...
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I'm supporting this project to map the tumor of a woman recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Come help!
Saw Yu Wai, my co-founder at DNA Guide, has just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She wants to devote herself to map and crowd source her tumor - using GIS. She's been building maps for the last 25 years. Her hope is to cross-pollinate the mapping community with the bioinformatics com
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I just made a loan to a borrower in Anamoros, El Salvador. Join me on Kiva today, and you can make a difference in this borrower’s life, too!
A portion of the loan helped a member to buy welding equipment for his shop.
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Quality for Animal Life, a Proto Mormon Transhumanist Movement
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...
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...
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Controversial Topics in Mormonism
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? ", " ...
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 includ...
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If anyone can write all that and still love Mormonism, then I tip my hat and wish them the best with it.  Good for you Lincoln. I really think the church is better off with you in it.
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Words may say I'm Christian. Actions too often show I'm not. I've conspired to heap up sanctioned fears and privileged prejudices to overwhelm and bury you. I've ridiculed, demonized, and threatened, cutting with innumerable ...
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The Reputation Web
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...
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. Cascadin...
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New God Argument (Version 3.1)
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...
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...
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Myths and Visions of Mormon Transhumanists
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...
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 visitor...
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Have you tried helping on Kiva?
A portion of the loan helped a member to buy materials for her sandal making business.
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Exploring Mormonism's Mandate to Transhumanism
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 ...
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 presentatio...
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Read the latest news, announcements and events from and about the Mormon Transhumanist Association.

U2 > News > LITTLE BOOK OF A BIG YEAR Bono’s A to Z of 2014
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Exploring Mormon Transhumanism
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Stephen Wolfram: 'Undoubtedly, Human Immortality Will Be Achieved' | Inc...
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Scientist Stephen Wolfram explains why technically it will absolutely be possible for humans to live forever.

Censorship 2.0: Shadowy forces controlling online conversations
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At the HITBSecConf event in Kuala Lumpur last month, a team from South Africa demonstrated how unknown forces are manipulating hearts and mi

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Transhumanists Beware! Your Ideology is Being Hijacked
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Facebook – Blocked, banned and account deleted. « Khannea Suntzu
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Transhumanist “Speakers Bureau” - Assembling Our Visionary Team - Bright...
brighterbrains.org

Brighter Brains Institute (BBI) is compiling an excellent lineup of lecturers on futurist / transhumanist topics, in our new “HUB” section,

Atomically Precise Materials for Energy
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Foresight's directed programmable matter for energy workshop on September 6, 2014.

Two Transhumanist Groups to publish anthology on “Creating Abundance wit...
brighterbrains.org

The Brighter Brains Institute and the Mormon Transhumanist Association are co-publishing an ebook anthology in Spring 2015, titled: The Poor

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality
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Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but

Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels
www.nytimes.com

The cost of electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted, making it cheaper than coal or natural gas in some places.

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Transmodernism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Transmodernism is a philosophical and cultural movement which was founded by Argentinian-Mexican philosopher Enrique Dussel. A critic of pos

Blockchain AI: Consensus as the Mechanism to foster ‘Friendly’ AI
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The blockchain is the decentralized public ledger upon which cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin run; the blockchain is possibly the next Internet