We will complement these scientific topics with consideration of non-scientific approaches exploring the mind and the non-dualistic sense of eternal life — in the spirit of Buddhist philosophy, and Wittgenstein’s view that “If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.”
Humanity+ @ Hong Kong will consist of a series of talks and panel discussions featuring live international and local speakers. Leading Western futurist visionaries will present alongside some of the most exciting researchers, engineers and thinkers active in Hong Kong and China today. The goal is to spark discussion and spread ideas and knowledge with the purpose of inspiring action and providing networking opportunities to benefit society..
Session 3: Next Generation Minds. New forms of intelligence enabled by emerging technologies: Artificial general intelligence, brain computer interfacing, mind uploading. The potential of these technologies to help us extend and expand human life, as well as to create new forms of life.
Session 4: Transformative Technologies. Advanced science and engineering being carried out in university and corporate labs today, pointing in directions with the eventual possibility of radically transforming life as we know it. Nanotech, synthetic biology, quantum computing, and more.