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'''Isaac Arthur''' runs the popular [[YouTube]] channel 'Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur'.
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[[File:Ia.jpg|right|thumb|Isaac Arthur, futurist and YouTube presenter]]
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'''Isaac Arthur''' is a physicist and futurist<ref>[https://www.techrepublic.com/article/futurist-isaac-arthur-predicts-robots-will-replace-white-collar-not-blue-collar-jobs-first/ Futurist Isaac Arthur predicts robots will replace white collar, not blue collar, jobs first]</ref> who runs popular [[YouTube]] channel ''[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZFipeZtQM5CKUjx6grh54g/ Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur]''.  
  
He covers a wide range of [[futurist]] and [[science fiction]] ideas such as [[space exploration]] in his videos typically of the far future and hypothetical.  
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With growing popularity stemming from 231,031<ref>Subscribers: 231,031. Official YouTube Channel. ''[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZFipeZtQM5CKUjx6grh54g/ Featured Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur].'' Accessed 05 April 2818.</ref> YouTube channel subscribers, a [https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Patreon channel],  [https://www.reddit.com/r/space/comments/881rbl/ama_this_is_isaac_arthur_of_sfia_ask_me_anything/?utm_source=reddit&utm_medium=usertext&utm_name=IsaacArthur&utm_content=t3_882qt0 Reddit AMA (Ask me Anything)], and his own [https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/ sub-Reddit], Arthur covers a wide range of [[futurist]] and [[science fiction]] ideas including [[cyborg]]s, [[android]]s and [[artificial intelligence]], the [[Fermi paradox]] and interstellar warfare, [[Megascale_engineering#Stellar_engines|Dyson sphere]]s and [[megascale engineering]], [[quantum teleportation]] and faster-than-light travel—typically exploring hypothetical scenarios extending to the distant future.
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<blockquote>I've never noticed my smart phone trying to merge into my brain, even when I'm holding it next to my head<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;''– Isaac on [[Hive Mind]]s''<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV7_abwM2ug Hive Minds]: Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur. YouTube. Retreived 04 April 2018.</ref></blockquote>
  
 
== Transhumanism ==
 
== Transhumanism ==
A selection of more contemporary and transhumanist videos include:
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A selection of contemporary transhumanist topics includes:
  
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffK8KKNLhXE SENS Research Foundation Charity & Awareness for Project for Awesome 2017]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQpYOVvU17Y Mind Augmentation]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6icg0tu_5z4 Digital Death]
 
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcvfmIBqkQU Androids]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcvfmIBqkQU Androids]
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHd22kMa0_w Machine Rebellion]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUf-QXDJgF8 Anthropic Principle and Super Intelligence]
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV7_abwM2ug Hive Minds]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzaYnrrEKbU Uplifting Animal & Aliens, Part 1 of 2] and [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfDHt68-ANU&feature=youtu.be Uplifting: Animals and Aliens Part II] with [[John Michael Godier]]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGYKCTFIZLI Cyborgs]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKmdc2AuXec Life Extension] - [[Life Extension]]
 
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nZn3gMHPxg Bioforming and Gene Tailoring]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nZn3gMHPxg Bioforming and Gene Tailoring]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEyiugDVQ6o Consciousness and Identity]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEyiugDVQ6o Consciousness and Identity]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGYKCTFIZLI Cyborgs]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6icg0tu_5z4 Digital Death]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV7_abwM2ug Hive Minds]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKmdc2AuXec Life Extension]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQpYOVvU17Y Mind Augmentation]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHd22kMa0_w Machine Rebellion]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffK8KKNLhXE SENS Research Foundation Awareness]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXIpR_agyl4 Simulation Hypothesis] - [[Simulation hypothesis]]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXYcvxg_Yro Technological Singularity]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXYcvxg_Yro Technological Singularity]
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUf-QXDJgF8 The Anthropic Principle and Super Intelligence]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzaYnrrEKbU [[Uplifting]] Animals and Aliens]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfDHt68-ANU&feature=youtu.be Uplifting: Animals and Aliens Part II], with [[John Michael Godier]]  
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok8N2PkqCDs&t=1s Transhumanism and Immortality]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok8N2PkqCDs&t=1s Transhumanism and Immortality]
  
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/ Facebook Group]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/ Facebook Group]
 
* {{twitter|Isaac_A_Arthur}}
 
* {{twitter|Isaac_A_Arthur}}
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* {{reddit|IsaacArthur}}
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== References ==
 
[[Category:YouTube]]
 
[[Category:YouTube]]
 
[[Category:Transhumanists]]
 
[[Category:Transhumanists]]
 
[[Category:American transhumanists]]
 
[[Category:American transhumanists]]

Latest revision as of 08:07, 23 February 2019

Isaac Arthur, futurist and YouTube presenter

Isaac Arthur is a physicist and futurist[1] who runs popular YouTube channel Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur.

With growing popularity stemming from 231,031[2] YouTube channel subscribers, a Patreon channel, Reddit AMA (Ask me Anything), and his own sub-Reddit, Arthur covers a wide range of futurist and science fiction ideas including cyborgs, androids and artificial intelligence, the Fermi paradox and interstellar warfare, Dyson spheres and megascale engineering, quantum teleportation and faster-than-light travel—typically exploring hypothetical scenarios extending to the distant future.

I've never noticed my smart phone trying to merge into my brain, even when I'm holding it next to my head
          – Isaac on Hive Minds[3]

Transhumanism

A selection of contemporary transhumanist topics includes:

External links

References

  1. Futurist Isaac Arthur predicts robots will replace white collar, not blue collar, jobs first
  2. Subscribers: 231,031. Official YouTube Channel. Featured Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur. Accessed 05 April 2818.
  3. Hive Minds: Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur. YouTube. Retreived 04 April 2018.