Journal Archives

Some prior issues of the journals are available in two formats:



The Journal of
Geoethical Nanotechnology

Featured Articles:
How Neuronanotechnology Will Lead to Melding of Mind and Machine
Ray Kurzweil, Ph.D.
Upgrading Humans – Technical Realities and New Morals
Kevin Warwick, Ph.D.


Vol. 8, Issue 1 (web)

Geoethical Rules for Nanotechnological Advances
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Vol. 7, Issue 1 (web)

Replacing the Human Brain: Wild Idea Promises Incredible Future
Dick Pelletier

NANOTECHNOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT: ENEMIES OR ALLIES?
Peter Wicks

Developing the Technology for Cryopreservation and Uploading
Mark Voelker, Ph.D.

Vol. 6, Issue 2 (web)

The Geoethics of Frankenfolk
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

To Interface the Future: Interacting More Intimately with Information
William Kraemer, M.S.

The Realpolitik of Ableism
Gregor Wolbring, Ph.D.

Vol. 6, Issue 1 (web)

The Ethics of Evolution, and the Evolution of Ethics
Walter Truett Anderson, Ph.D.

In Our Post-Singularity Age
Jameson Dungan

Diagramming Sentences of Value: Evolving Human Rights and the Terms of Geoethical Nanotechnology
Wrye Sententia, Ph.D.

Vol. 5, Issue 1 (web)

Geoethics for Cryonic Revival Nanotech & BioNano Sleeves
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Cognitive Nanotechnology and Life Extension
Thomas F. Carney

Vol. 4, Issue 2 (web)

Recombinant DNA and Self-replicating Molecular Manufacturing: Parallels and Lessons
James Lewis, Ph.D.

Application of Asilomar Guidelines to Self-replicating Machines
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Concerning the Near Future of Human Sciences
David R. Hegstad

Vol. 4, Issue 1 (web)

Productive Nanosystems as a Milestone Toward Geoethical Nanotechnology
James Lewis, Ph.D.

Cryonic Enabling Technology and the Bioweapons Risk
Douglas Mulhall

Understanding and Applying the Theosophy of Octavia Butler’s Earthseed Toward Achieving Geoethical Nanotechnology
Allison M. Ward

Vol. 3, Issue 3 (web) (PDF)

Awaken the Universe - Introducing the Order of Cosmic Engineers
Philippe Van Nedervelde

Vol. 3, Issue 2 (web) (PDF)

Engineering Lung Tissue for Clinical Applications
Professor Dame Julia Polak

An Experiment to Test the Ability of Digitally-Stored Mindfiles to Regenerate the Consciousness from Which It Came
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Vol. 3, Issue 1 (web) (PDF)

Nanotechnology and Life Sciences
Challa S. S. R. Kumar, Ph.D.

Imaging and Treatment of Cancer through Combinations of Nanoparticles and Hormones
Carola Leuschner, Ph.D.

Vol. 2, Issue 4 (web) (PDF)

How Neuronanotechnology Will Lead to Melding of Mind and Machine
Ray Kurzwei, Ph.D.l

Upgrading Humans - Technical Realities and New Morals
Kevin Warwick, Ph.D.

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (web) (PDF)

Perception Shifting in Neurosociety: Ethical and Societal Implications
Zack Lynch

The Geoethics of Self-Replicating Biomedical Nanotechnology for Cryonic Revival
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Vol. 2, Issue 2 (web) (PDF)

Neuronanotechnology to Cure Criminality and Mental Illness
Nancy Woolf, Ph.D.

Hybriduality and Geoethics
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

The Clinic Seed – Africa
Keith Henson

Vol. 2, Issue 1 (web) (PDF)

How Uploading Works
Marshall Brain

The Role of AGI in Cybernetic Immortality
Ben Goertzel, Ph.D.

The Ethics of Imagination: The Space Between Your Ears
Wrye Sententia, Ph.D.

Vol. 1, Issue 4 (web) (PDF)

Employing Geoethics to Avoid Negative Nanotechnology Scenarios in Developing Countries
Guido David Núñez-Mujica

Consciousness in Humans and Elsewhere
Barry S. Blumberg, Ph.D.

The Dynamics of C-termini of Microtubules in Dendrites: A Possible Clue for the Role of Neural Cytoskeleton in the Functioning of the Brain
Jack Tuszynski, Ph.D.

Scope and Resolution in Neural Prosthetics and Special Concerns for the Emulation of a Whole Brain
Randal Koene, Ph.D.

Vol. 1, Issue 3 (web) (PDF)

How We Can Manage Our Way Through the Intertwined Promise and Peril of Accelerating Change
Ray Kurzweil, Ph.D.

Vol. 1, Issue 2 (web) (PDF)

Democratic Transhumanism
James Hughes, Ph.D.

The Risk/Benefit Yardsticks Were Just Moved Off the Field: How Technological Convergence Renders Current Risk Assessment Models Obsolete, and What to Do About It
Douglas Mulhall

Proactionary Nano-Policy: Managing Massive Decisions for Tiny Technologies
Max More, Ph.D.

Global Geoethical Implementation of Nanofactory Production: Multi-Stakeholder Engagement for Effective Policy and Administrative Structures
Mike Treder

Vol. 1, Issue 1 (web) (PDF)

Global Design for Geoethical Nanotechnology
Natasha Vita-More

Alternative Models for Managing Self-Replicating Nanotechnology
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Astrobiology: What are the Characteristics of Life?
Barry S. Blumberg, Ph.D.

The Physics of Immortality, Threats to Terran Society, & Self-Replicating Nanotechnology, and an Exchange Between Frank Tipler and Ray Kurzweil Regarding Ways to Avoid an End to the Universe
Frank Tipler, Ph.D., and Ray Kurzweil, Ph.D.

 

 

 

The Journal of
Personal Cyberconsciousness

Featured Articles:
Marvin Minsky on The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind
Marvin Minsky, Ph.D.
The Rights of Avatars
William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.


Vol. 8, Issue 1 (web)

Towards Rights For All People
John Niman, J.D. candidate

Transhumanists: Who Are They, What Do They Want, Believe and Predict?
Hank Pellissier, Teresa Dal Santo

Can A Machine Have A Soul?
Bill Lauritzen

Modeling Intelligence
ROMsys Ltd

Vol. 7, Issue 1 (web)

Sixty Years Old - is my future short and messy, or long and glorious?
Hank Pellissier

Cryonics and the HIPAA Privacy Rule
John Niman, J.D. candidate

The Subjectivity Trap
Martin O’Dea

The Meme of Altruism and Degrees of Personhood
Amanda Stoel

The Legal Status of Multiple Revived Versions of a Person
Martine Rothblatt, J.D., Ph.D.

Vol. 6, Issue 2 (web)

Transcendent Engineering
Giulio Prisco

Not Just Monkeys in the House: Applying Traditional Understandings of Identity to Alternative Attainment of Personhood Status
Kristi Scott

Ideal Personalities
William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.

Ethics and Viewpoints for Humanoids
Asma Qureshi

Vol. 6, Issue 1 (web)

Empowerment of Cybertwins as Trustees, Surrogates for Reanimation Decision Making, and Guardians of Cryonauts, Prior to Personality Interface Implementation by Mutual Consent
Fred and Linda Chamberlain

Reasoning from the Unborn to the Undead: Cryonics and Exceptions to the Ascertainable Beneficiary Requirement in Trust Law
Igor Levenberg, J.D.

Temporal Compression and Virtualities
Keevy McAlavy

Out of the Chinese Room, Into the Courtroom: Personhood, Rights, Duties and the Conscious Computer
Elizabeth McClellan

The Medico-Legal Need for a Cryonics-Friendly Autopsy
Loraine Rhodes, CLA

Vol. 5, Issue 1 (web)

Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong
Wendell Wallach

A Possible Perspective: The Conscience is a Matter of Time in Emergent Systems
Prof. Álvaro Hernando Ramírez Llinás

Palling Around: The Personhood Analysis List (PAL)
Wesley DuCharme, Ph.D.

Vol. 4, Issue 2 (web)

Case Study: The Human Rights Travails of Prof. Steve Mann as a Partial Cyborg in 2008
Steve Mann, Ph.D.

What Life Might Be
Martin O’Dea

The Legal Aspects of "Forever for All"
R. Michael Perry, Ph.D.

Vol. 4, Issue 1 (web)

Arguments Supporting the Legal Rights of People in and Revived from Biostasis
John P. Dedon, Esq.

Cryo–Documentation: Vital Statistics
Loraine J. Rhodes, CLA

Pros and Cons of Corporate Personhood for Transbemans
Martine Rothblatt, J.D.

Vol. 3, Issue 3 (web)

Concepts of Privacy in a Posthuman Age
Sebastian Sethe, Ph.D.

Marvin Minsky on The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind
Marvin Minsky , Ph.D.

Vol. 3, Issue 2 (web)

The Rights of Avatars
William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.

A Proactive-Pragmatic Approach to the Legal Status of Cyberminds
Max More, Ph.D.

Vol. 3, Issue 1 (web)

An Outline for the Legal Ontology of Personhood: The Transbeman Example
David Koepsell, J.D., Ph.D.

The Tao of Personhood: The Yin and Yang of the Property–Person Continuum
Linda MacDonald–Glenn, J.D., LLM

United States v. AI
Susan Fonseca–Klein, J.D.

Vol. 2, Issue 4 (web)

A New Opportunity to Teach and Succeed
Jack Harney

Constitutional Personhood
Michael Rivard, Esq.

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (web)

Trajectories to the Heavens
William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.

Past Imperfect: Ancient Legal Codes and Future Transbeman Law–Precedents, Problems & Paradoxes
Professor Sam N. Lehman–Wilzig

Why Transbemans in Biostasis are Alive
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

BINA48 Mock Trial: Judge's Decision
Gene Natale, J.D.

Vol. 2, Issue 2 (web)

Bina48 Mock Trial, Defendant’s Brief
Susan Fonseca–Klein, J.D.

Ethics for Machines
Josh Storrs–Hall, Ph.D.

Uniform Laws – Determination of Death Act/Anatomical Gifts – Future Legislation
Peter Langrock, Esq.

Vol. 2, Issue 1 (web)

Bina48 Mock Trial, Plaintiff's Brief
Will Rosellini, J.D.

Artificial Moral Agents (AMAs): Prospects and Approaches for Building Computer Systems and Robots Capable of Making Moral Decisions
Wendell Wallach

Artificial Intelligence as a Legal Person
David Calverley, Esq.

What it Might "Feel" Like to be Connected to Devices That Will Expand or Enhance Human Function With Cyber Abilities
Larry Cauller, Ph.D.

Vol. 1, Issue 4 (web)

All Together Now
George Dvorsky

Strategies for Personality Transfer
William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.

On Genes, Bemes, and Conscious Things
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Indirect Mind Uploading: Using AI to Avoid Staying Dead
Paul Almond

Vol. 1, Issue 3 (web)

Macro-Bushido: A Geoethical Consciousness for an Info-Cultural Age
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Defendant's Brief BINA48 VS. EXABIT CORPORATION (Fla. MD 2005)
Susan Fonseca-Klein, Esq.

Vol. 1, Issue 2 (web) (PDF)

Transhuman Parenthood
Sebastian Sethe

Creating a New Intelligent Species: Choices and Responsibilities for AI Designers
Eliezer Yudkowsky

Possible Legal Rights of Cryogenically Revived Persons
Christopher Sega, Esq.

Defendant's Brief BINA48 VS. EXABIT CORPORATION (Fla. MD 2005)
Martine Rothblatt, J.D.

Vol. 1, Issue 1 (web) (PDF)

Forms of Transhuman Persons and the Importance of Prior Resolution of Relevant Law
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.

Functions of a Trust Protector During Biostasis and at the Time of Cryogenic Revival
John P. Dedon, Esq.

Implications of Adaptive Artificial Intelligence for Legal Rights and Obligations
Peter Voss

Ethics of Enhancing Animals, Specifically the Great Apes
Guido David Núñez-Mujica