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Andrés Gómez Emilsson

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[[File:Andres.jpeg|thumb|450|right|<div style="text-align: center">Andrés Gómez Emilsson</div>]]'''Andrés Gómez Emilsson''' (born in Mexico City, 1990) is a consciousness researcher at the [[Qualia Research Institute]] and the founder of the [[Stanford Transhumanist Association]]. From a young age, he was interested in math, science, and philosophy and participated in math and science olympiads. He switched his focus to consciousness after a "mystical transformative “mystical experience". As the head of the Stanford Transhumanist Association, he met [[David Pearce]] and decided to make the [[abolition of suffering]] his life goal.<ref>[https://qualiacomputing.com/2017/05/24/qualia-computing-at-consciousness-hacking-june-7th-2017/], "About our speaker"</ref> In a 2015 article in Harper's Magazine, he was described as a negative hedonistic [[utilitarian]].<ref>[https://harpers.org/archive/2015/01/come-with-us-if-you-want-to-live/6/ Come With Us If You Want to Live: Among the apocalyptic libertarians of Silicon Valley]</ref>
He Emilsson is the author of the blog [https://qualiacomputing.com Qualia Computing].
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