15 Peter Xing Transhumanism and Education

By Nick Burnett

What does it take to raise and educate amazing kids? How can we best prepare them for the astonishing future that is coming up? The research and everyday options can sometimes seem overwhelming, and so, in this series of podcasts, Nick Burnett and Tony Ryan will offer some practical insights for educators and parents alike. With a focus on 12-year-old Georgie, who will be 32 years old in 2039 AD, they will outline a number of key elements on what is needed to help her live a fulfilling life.

15 – Peter Xing – Transhumanism and Education

In Episode 15 Nick talks with Peter Xing about:

– Transhumanism 101

– Brain-computer Interfaces and implications for learning

– Nanobots possible role in learning

– Do we need to understand consciousness to ‘solve’ the general AI problem?

– Do we need to merge with AI to ensure we don’t become irrelevant?

– The final state of the universe!

– The need to be proactive in use and awareness of the technology developments

– The importance of narrowing the digital divide

– Why banning mobile phones is a terrible idea

Bio for Podcast:

Peter is a keynote speaker on transhumanism and emerging technologies, helping individuals and organisations navigate disruptive technology and innovation.

He works on the strategy, design and delivery of data analytics, machine learning and automation projects to high growth and large multinational organisations. He is also the co-founder of

Transhumanism Australia, a community of technologists who work in and create positive impact through emerging technologies.

Peter speaks on transhumanism, artificial intelligence, blockchain, IoT, biotech, nanotech, healthtech and other emerging technologies which help humans overcome the limitations of biology by augmenting and enhancing our intelligence, healthy longevity and wellbeing.

Other Useful Links

https://www.transhumanism.com.au/

https://www.meetup.com/Transhumanism-Sydney/

https://su.org/about/faculty/peter-xing/

Contact Details:

Mob +61 421 949 366

pxing1@kpmg.com.au

https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-xing/

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