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'''Alexis Turchin''' is a Russian transhumanist and life extensionist. He helped co-found the [[Longevity Party]] in 2012 with [[Maria Konovalenko]], the first [[transhumanist politics|transhumanist political party]].
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'''Alexey Turchin''' (born 1973) is a Russian transhumanist and life extensionist. He has been a member of the [[Russian Transhumanist Movement]] since 2007 and is an expert on global risks. Since 2010 he has worked on various topics involving life extension and risk prevention for the Science for Life Extension Foundation. He is an affiliate scholar and contributing author at [[IEET]]. He has created several roadmaps about AI risks and the ways to prevent them. With help from [[Maria Konovalenko]], in 2012 he co-founded the [[Longevity Party]], the world's first [[transhumanist politics|transhumanist political party]]. In 2014 he helped organise the first ever street action supporting [[Google]]'s [[Calico]] project towards [[life extension]].<ref>[http://hplusmagazine.com/2014/03/04/our-googleplex-action-for-radical-life-extension/ Our “GooglePlex Action” for Radical Life Extension]</ref> His current projects include the [[Immortality Roadmap]] in development since 2014.<ref>[http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/konovalenko20140819 Achieving Personal Immortality Roadmap]</ref> He was a candidate for the Russian Parliament representing the Russian Green Party in the 2016 election.{{citation needed}}
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== Background ==
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Turchin graduated from Moscow State University in 1997, where he studied Physics and Art History.<ref>[https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009457651830119X?fbclid=IwAR0K5_6QrKfXLNnUg7YK6TvetKSO3Q2JghWcGHGTvVVppAxyonAmdVz1dGI Surviving global risks through the preservation of humanity's data on the Moon] ''Astra Astronautica'', 2018. Available on [https://philpapers.org/rec/TURSGR?fbclid=IwAR2Tm5-IzLU-fSRzfvtjC2j1hWPk2UVSeguhzPkgy8eweVXWVtRR42K42Co Phil Papers]. </ref>
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== Select publications ==
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# Turchin, Alexey, and Brian Patrick Green. "[https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016328716303494 Aquatic refuges for surviving a global catastrophe]." ''Futures'' 89 (2017): 26-37.
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# Turchin, Alexey, and David Denkenberger. “[https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001632871730112X Global catastrophic and existential risk communication scale].” ''Futures'' (2018), 
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# Batin, M., Turchin, A., S. Markov., Zhila, A., & Denkenberger, D. (2017). [https://philpapers.org/rec/TURAII-2  Artificial Intelligence in Life Extension: from Deep Learning to Superintelligence]. ''Informatica'', 41(4).
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# Turchin, Alexey, and David Denkenberger. "Military AI as a convergent goal of the self-improving AI". In edited volume: ''Artificial intelligence safety and security'', CRC, 2018
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His current projects include the [[Immortality Roadmap]] in development since 2014.<ref>[http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/konovalenko20140819 Achieving Personal Immortality Roadmap]</ref>
   
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* [http://immortality-roadmap.com/about/ immortality-roadmap.com]
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* [http://immortality-roadmap.com/ immortality-roadmap.com]
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* http://avturchin.livejournal.com/ personal site
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== References ==
 
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[[Category:Transhumanists]]
 
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[[Category:Russian transhumanists]]
 
[[Category:Russian transhumanists]]
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[[Category:Longevity Party]]
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[[Category:Alexey Turchin]]
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[[Category:Existential risk researchers]]

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