Contributors

President:

David J Kelley [ linkedin | twitter ] A CTO and Microsoft MVP for a multinational engineering firm. A Proven track record as a cross discipline team manager, technology strategist and managing engineering organizations with over 250 people with multimillion dollar budgets. Key focus is to make teams successful in dynamic changing environments dealing with cutting edge technologies from leading senior management teams developed corporate strategy to user experience teams developing the hottest in mobile and emerging technologies. A futurist that pay’s close attention to trends in emerging technology and how they relate to business and enjoy getting into the details to help solve problems when needed. Works as extension of the team focused on enablement and success KPI’s. Experience has included helping executives of billion dollar firms from Syngenta to Microsoft and executives like Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Ray Ozzie and working on high profile projects like the Nike Touch wall in New York or Entertainment Tonight. Also a speaker, speaking globally and regionally on topics such as UX (User Experience/Experience Focused Engineering), corporate strategy, emerging technologies and more. If there is anything new about how people experience technology David interested.

 

Editor in Chief:

B.J. Murphy is Editor in Chief for Cyberlife, a Writer for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, and the Editor/Social Media Manager of SeriousWonder.com. A Planetary Community Vanguard member of asteroid mining company Planetary Resources and Advisory Board Member of NGO nonprofit Lifeboat Foundation. He is also the co-author of The Future of Business: Critical Insights On a Rapidly Changing World From 60 Futurists.

 

Contributor(s):

Parker Thibault is a Junior in High School who is currently perusing multi-media as a means to express his futurist views. He has experience in motion graphics, 3D modeling, video editing, as well as recording and writing music.

Brandon Buchanan is a contributor to Transhumanity.net. His primary focus and background is computer science and he works as a freelance IT specialist and programmer. In his spare time, he studies mathematics and computational complexity. On the Internet, he is better known as the pseudonym willjasen.

Gennady Stolyarov II (G. Stolyarov II) is an actuary, science-fiction novelist, independent philosophical essayist, poet, amateur mathematician, composer, and Editor-in-Chief of The Rational Argumentator, a magazine championing the principles of reason, rights, and progress. Mr. Stolyarov regularly produces YouTube Videos discussing life extension, libertarianism, and related subjects.

In December 2013, Mr. Stolyarov published Death is Wrong, an ambitious children’s book on life extension, illustrated by his wife Wendy Stolyarov. Death is Wrong can be found on Amazon inpaperback and Kindle formats, and can also be freely downloaded in PDF format in the English,Russian, and Spanish languages.

Mr. Stolyarov has contributed articles to the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET),The Wave Chronicle, Le Québécois Libre, Brighter Brains Institute, Immortal Life, Enter Stage RightRebirth of Reason, The Liberal Institute, and the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

Mr. Stolyarov holds the professional insurance designations of Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA), Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS), Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), Associate in Regulation and Compliance (ARC), Associate in Personal Insurance (API), Associate in Insurance Services (AIS), Accredited Insurance Examiner (AIE), and Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance (AIAF).

Chris T. Armstrong is a secular transhumanist and self-appointed publicist of all things H+/Singularity related. He has had articles published on immortallife.infoIEET.org, BrighterBrains.org, and indiafuturesociety.org. He is currently writing his first book, At Any Cost: A Guide to The Transhumanist Wager and the Ideas of Zoltan Istvan. http://transhumanistwagerguide.com/

Back in the 20th century, Chris was a student and researcher in Artificial Intelligence (neural modeling), Lisp programming and a professional software geek. He is also a percussionist/composer, martial artist, powerlifter, proto Renaissance man, and budding bon vivant.

Chris has a BFA and MFA from California Institute of the Arts in World Music. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their two fully-transhuman dogs, Buddy and Beanie. He blogs at http://carmstrong1959blog.wordpress.com/.

His dark-ambient, atmospheric, sci-fi soundtrack sounding compositions can be found here: http://www.SpaceageFurnitureMusic.com

Miss Metaverse is a futurist, speaker, consultant, and founder and CEO of the Futurista™ agency. Her early career began in film and television, having created content for production companies including Oscar-nominated Solaris Entertainment, AEG Productions, and collaborated with networks like TruTV, Discovery, Lifetime, SPIKE, and A&E.

Today, Miss Metaverse is a rising tech expert on The Tech Ranch (www.thetechranch.com) syndicated radio talk show, host of The Future Now Show (http://www.clubofamsterdam.com/press.asp?contentid=910), a monthly talk show featuring futurist guests like Rohit Talwar, Gray Scott, Jerome C. Glenn (The Millennium Project), a regular guest on the Robot Overlordz (www.robotoverlordz.fm) podcast, with several large projects in the pipeline, and most importantly her debut digital television network dedicated to all things futurism, transhumanism, and innovation, Awesome Future TV™.

Be sure to subscribe to the Awesome Future newsletter on her website www.FuturistMM.com

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