Advisory Board

Nikki Olson

Nikki Olson produced the following educational videos for the Lifeboat Foundation: Existential Risks, Mixed and Virtual Reality, and The AI Physician.
 
Nikki is an Affiliate Scholar of the IEET and is a transhumanist writer/researcher authoring unique articles on transhumanist culture and advancing technology.
 
Her articles include How the Missing Biography of Satoshi Nakamoto Impacts the World at Large, Do You Want to be a Cyborg, or a Transhuman?, Oscar Pistorius Now … Elective Amputation in 10 Years?, 3D Printing Laboratories: The Age of DIY Designer Drugs Begins, Researchers, Ahoy! Should Futurist Science Move… Offshore?, Artificial Wombs Will Spawn New Freedoms, How Safely Can You Practice DIY Drugs?, Five Factors Influencing the Adoption of Artificial Meat, and Itsy-Bitsy-Teeny-Weeny-Singularities. Read the full list of her articles.
 
Nikki has been involved in Singularity research for 4 years as a full-time research assistant. She worked on an upcoming book about the Singularity and aided in the development of the University of Alberta course “Technology and the Future of Medicine”. Her interests lie in scarcity reducing technology, biotechnology, DIY, augmentation technologies, artificial intelligence, and transhumanist philosophy.
 
Nikki earned her bachelor’s degree in 2007 in Philosophy and Sociology at the University of Alberta, Canada.
 
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