H+ Summit in Boston


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The  H+ Summit took place in Boston on June 12-13 at the Harward University Science Center. Here are some photos that I took at the meeting. Above pictured are the organizers David Orban and Alex Lightman introducing Andrea Kuszewski, who worked on enhancing the intelligence of the audience.

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence

Ray Kurzweil talked about how development of technologies can be accurately predictable on a high level. And not only that, of course. The notes of his talk can be found here.

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence, andrew hessel

Andrew Hessel predicted emerging economies built on carbon. Some more info on his talk is here.

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence, heather knight

Heather Knight showed the audience what her little robot friend Nao can do.

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence, brian malow, patrick lin

An expert on ethics Patrick Lin and Brian Malow, a science comedian (one his best videos – “A virus walks into a bar”), in the hall during one of the breaks.

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence, ramez naam

Ramez Naam presented a perspective of future enhancements in humans. He predicted the editable genome to be available.

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence

Just a couple of pics in the hall.


H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence


H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence, david bolinsky, andrea kuszewski
And this is Andrea Kuszewski and David Bolinsky, who has presented the second part of “The Inner Life of a Cell” video on ATP production and life of a mitochondrion. What a great animation!

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence, hank hyena

Hank Hyena has done a review on the level of achiements in technology development and transhumanism in different nations. I was pleased to hear that the first country mentioned was Russia and the first name – Nikolai Fedorov.

And here are some photos from the networking beer party organized in …. a garage. That was pretty interessting.
H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence
H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, maria konovalenko, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence

George Nivkor, myself and Aubrey de Grey, enjoying the meeting.

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence

H+ Summit, H+, hplus, hplussummit, boston, conference, meeting, ray kurzweil, aubrey de grey, david orban, alex lightman, harward university, transhumanism, immortalism, technology development, intelligence

It’s been a hard day’s night. Myself, Marc Hodosh, Lorenzo Albanello, Pieter Mosterman, Justyna Zander, Kelly Lewis and Andrew Hessel. I had a wonderful time. Thanks everyone!

We are planning to organize the H+ Summit in Russia in October’11. The proposed topic is The H+ Strategy.

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