Ramez Naam

Ramez Naam is the author of The Nexus Trilogy sci-fi novels, which explores the moral and sociological implications of technology that can directly interface with the brain. He gave the keynote at the Experiential Technology Conference in March exploring the latest research into how these interfaces could change the way that we sleep, learn, eat, find motivation to exercise, create new habits of change, and broadcast and receive technologically-mediated telepathic messages.


I had a chance to catch up with him after his talk where we do a survey of existing technologies, where the invasive technologies are headed, the philosophical and moral implications of directly transferring data into the brains, and whether or not it’ll be possible to download our consciousness onto a computer.

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  • Ronald Brakels

    I would love to check it out, but I am not sure my internet has the bandwidth to let me listen to a podcast and look up the stuff I have to at the same time.

    This is in a state capital in Australia. Sometimes the future seems very far away.