I’m very excited to be speaking at Dorkbot in San Francisco, this Wednesday, 4/21. I’m giving a newer, shinier version of the talk I gave in San Antonio a few weeks ago. It’s called “Four Arguments Against Immortality.” I’ll explore all the reasons why the immortality promised to you by science fiction and post-human science isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Plus, there are good reasons why immortality is a bad goal – ethically and politically – for us as a civilization.
I’m just one of the speakers at Dorkbot, though – I’ll be joined by the awesome Tim Hunkin and Eric Gradman. You can see all of us doing strange things with electricity Wednesday, 7:30 PM, at the Gray Area Foundation For the Arts, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco. ($5-20 sliding scale)