Michael Bess presented at the Dawn or Doom conference at Purdue University on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Purdue’s campus newspaper published an article about his presentation: http://www.purdueexponent.org/campus/article_54060b1e-1c0c-5209-b516-b91b1156ed1d.html
Review by Abigail Beall for The Daily Mail, September 16, 2016. Read review here.
Review in Financial Times by John Thornhill, August 31, 2016. Read article online here with Financial Times subscription.
Reviewed by Oliver Moody for The London Times, July 9, 2016. The point of science fiction, the late Ray Bradbury once said, is not just to predict the future. It is to prevent it too. Some writers find this task straightforward. You take an issue in the modern world — automation, the creeping empire […]
A new article entitled “Welcome to the Future” written by Michael Bess appeared on http://stories.vanderbilt.edu/welcome-to-the-future.
Michael Bess published a new article in New York Moves entitled “Redesigned: Life in the Bioengineered Society of the Near Future,” on May 1, 2016
AI, Bioenhancement, and the Singularity: Defer Radical Self-Modification, Says Historian, to Avoid Destabilizing Civilization
“They met for the first time in a hotel bar at Lake Tahoe in 1998, one evening after a technology conference. Bill Joy was an eminent computer-systems designer, chief scientist for Sun Microsystems. Ray Kurzweil was an award-winning inventor and technologist, whose many creations included a reading machine for the blind and an advanced music […]
John G. Messerly, an Affiliate Scholar of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET), published a review of Our Grandchildren Redesigned. Read the full review at Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Law 2050: A Forum about the Legal Future Review: Our Grandchildren Redesigned, by Michael Bess – A Legal Futurism Treasure Chest
J. B. Ruhl, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair in Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, reviews Our Read the full review at Law 2050: A Forum about the Legal Future.
Vanderbilt Professor Michael Bess Surveys the Next Steps in Human Evolution – and Why We’ll Have Trouble Keeping Pace
Dr. Michael Bess was recently interviewed about Our Grandchildren Redesigned by Chapter 16, a digital language and literature program of Humanities Tennessee. The story was the cover story of The Nashville Scene. Read interview in Chapter 16.