Profile

Scrapbook photo 1
Scrapbook photo 2
Scrapbook photo 3
Scrapbook photo 4
Scrapbook photo 5
George Dvorsky
Works at Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Attended University of Western Ontario
Lived in Manitouwadge, Ontario, Canada
1,631 followers|4,925,062 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1's

Stream

George Dvorsky

Shared publicly  - 
 
...and you do what they told ya....
1
Richard Koomson's profile photo
 
i like u man,Dvorsky
Add a comment...

George Dvorsky

Shared publicly  - 
2
2
Trevor Haldenby's profile photoDean C. Moore's profile photo
 
Oh my goodness that looks like +Andrew Hessel 
Add a comment...

George Dvorsky

Shared publicly  - 
 
Happy New Year, everyone. All the best in 2012.
1
Add a comment...

George Dvorsky

Shared publicly  - 
3
George Dvorsky's profile photoSingularity Utopia's profile photo
2 comments
 
Noted.
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
1,631 people
Maria Kareliusson's profile photo
Wayne Radinsky's profile photo
Benjamin Goertzel's profile photo

George Dvorsky

Shared publicly  - 
 
Pure win.
4
4
Pete Johnston's profile photo
 
Nice, I have never been, but now I want to go ;-)
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
1,631 people
Maria Kareliusson's profile photo
Wayne Radinsky's profile photo
Benjamin Goertzel's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Director of Operations for a digital marketing firm (RightSpot Media); Board director for a public policy think tank (IEET).
Employment
  • Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
    Director, present
  • RightSpot Media Inc.
    Director of Operations, present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Previously
Manitouwadge, Ontario, Canada - London, Ontario, Canada - Oakville, Ontario, Canada - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Story
Tagline
The sweetest melody is the one you don't know.
Introduction
Short version:

Futurist, transhumanist, bioethicist, animal rights advocate, secular Buddhist, public speaker, operations guy, CrossFitter, health nut and music freak.

Long version:

Canadian futurist, ethicist, and public speaker, George Dvorsky has written and spoken extensively about the impacts of cutting-edge science and technology—particularly as they pertain to the improvement of human performance and experience.

A founding member of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, he currently serves on their Board of Directors and is the program director for the Rights of Non-Human Persons program. He is the co-founder and president of the Toronto Transhumanist Association and served on the Board of Directors for Humanity+ from 2004-06 and 2008-10.

George has been interviewed by such publications as The Guardian, the BBC, Radio Free Europe, and Beliefnet. He made an appearance on the CBC’s The Hour and has been profiled in NOW and This Magazine. He has also written for such publications as The Humanist, Canadian Freethinker, Cryonics Magazine and various Thomson & Gale university texts.

In addition to this, George is the Director of Operations for RightSpot Media Inc., a digital marketing firm located in Toronto. 

He is also an avid CrossFitter, a primal transhumanist, and an accomplished music performer, composer, and recording engineer.
Education
  • University of Western Ontario
    History, 1990 - 1996
  • Fanshawe College
    Music Industry Arts, 1996 - 1998
Basic Information
Gender
Male
George Dvorsky's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
What if Game of Thrones characters had Dungeons & Dragons alignments?
io9.com

As any Dungeons & Dragons player knows, it's crucial that a new character's ethical alignment be established before entering int

grinding.be » Blog Archive » Sorry, are my mechanical bits showing? (...
feedproxy.google.com

Pages. Contact. Categories. activism (173); admin (2); advertising (46); alternate energy (19); alternate reality gaming (16); animals (41);

Extremely Realistic Hand-Drawn Portraits
feedproxy.google.com

Quick Login | Regular Login | Register | Neat Stuff. HOME |. NEATOSHOP. Main Page; New; Bestsellers; Personalized Gifts; Collectibles. All T

Fujitsu K supercomputer hits a record 10.51 petaflops and supercomputers...
feedproxy.google.com

Fujitsu K supercomputer hits a record 10.51 petaflops and supercomputers in the United States and China. HPCWire - just three and half years

The 21st Century version of "blood diamonds" are in our electronics
io9.com

Most people are familiar with the illicit trade of "blood diamonds", but few are aware of the "other" blood trade: illegally sold minerals.

Will Sweden abolish the concept of gender?
io9.com

Sweden, it would seem, is doing its darndest to abolish the idea of gender. Their latest effort comes with the introduction of a new gender-

David Brin on the Need to Restore Optimism to Science Fiction
io9.com

David Brin fans can rejoice: It's been nearly a decade since his last novel, Tomorrow Happens, but the critically acclaimed science fiction

Whoa, NASA captures a nova exploding on video
io9.com

Now this is something you don't see every day: actual video footage of a binary star system exploding into space. This isn't to be confused

Artificial retinas give blind patients ability to see light and shapes
io9.com

Two British men who were completely blind for years have regained some of their vision, after undergoing surgery to fit eye implants, accord

Nature goes ahead and publishes study explaining how to create deadly mu...
io9.com

After months of controversy, the journal Nature has published the details of an experiment describing how the avian flu can be modified into

Sentient Developments: Howard S. Friedman on the "real secrets to a long...
www.sentientdevelopments.com

Howard S. Friedman on the "real secrets to a longer life". The key to a long life, argues Howard S. Friedman, is not by eating veg

Sentient Developments: Paddy Ashdown: The global power shift
www.sentientdevelopments.com

Paddy Ashdown, a former member of the British Parliament and a diplomat with a lifelong commitment to international cooperation, claims that

Sentient Developments: Sentient Developments Podcast Episode Archive
www.sentientdevelopments.com

Canadian futurist and ethicist, George Dvorsky has written and spoken extensively about the impacts of cutting-edge science and technology—p

Why Invader Zim's GIR should be your favorite robot sidekick
io9.com

Science fiction has portrayed its fair share of glitchy and bumbling robots over the years, but none hold a candle to Invader Zim's GIR. Qui

Should we erase painful memories?
www.salon.com

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" could soon become a reality -- but the concept raises some thorny questions

Sentient Developments: Globe & Mail: Is evolving reproductive techno...
www.sentientdevelopments.com

Globe & Mail: Is evolving reproductive technology ushering in a new age of eugenics? Thorough and provocative feature article in the Glo

Paralyzed woman completes marathon with help of robotic suit
www.sentientdevelopments.com

Claire Lomas finished the London Marathon, crossing the finishing line 16 days after the race began. The 32-year-old said she was "over

Parasites wage war against zombie-ant fungus
io9.com

Back in March of last year scientists reported finding a "zombie fungus" that was affecting ant colonies in Brazil, the details of which sou

The Search for Life on Jupiter's Icy Moons
io9.com

Could there be life on one of Jupiter's moons? The European Space Agency is hoping to find out. The ESA will send the JUICE space probe to J

Sentient Developments Podcast 2012.05.14
www.sentientdevelopments.com

Canadian futurist and ethicist, George Dvorsky has written and spoken extensively about the impacts of cutting-edge science and technology—p