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Gareth John, M.A.

Gareth John, M.A. defines himself as a technoprogressive transhumanist. He is fascinated by how people perceive, interpret, respond, and interact in an increasingly media rich world. His interests include ethics and emerging technologies, artificial intelligence, personality types in cyberspace, biotechnology, cognitive science, and cultural posthumanism in the humanities and arts.
 
He was previously Independent Living Advisor at The Rowan Organisation, Project Worker at The Wallich, Operations Manager at RJ Edwards, and Domiciliary Care Coordinator at Ceredigion County Council.
 
Gareth earned his BA in Religious Studies at Cardiff University in 1995. He earned his MA in Buddhist Studies at the University of Bristol in 1997. He lives with bipolar disorder.
 
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