EXTROPY #17 details

Max More (maxmore@primenet.com)
Fri, 2 Aug 1996 14:58:10 -0700 (MST)

The new issue of Extropy, contents below, will be out later this month.

Max More
Editor, Extropy

E X T R O P Y #17
(vol.8, no.2) 2nd half 1996/376pno


Jamming with the Cosmos.
A conversation with Dr. Fiorella Terenzi by Amara Graps.

Anti-Aging Conference Report.
Michael Perry uncovers gerontologists in=85 Las Vegas!

Extropy Now!
Peter Voss covers the essentials of overcoming limits today.

A Critique of Barlow=92s Declaration of Cyberspace Independence.
Reilly Jones

Molecular Robots
Prof. Ari Requicha wants to program matter just like software.

Performance Enhancement and Legal Theory
Interview with far-sighted legal theorist Prof. Michael Shapiro.

The Heat Death of Timothy Leary.
Max More asks why Leary was incinerated rather than frozen. With a memory of
the memorial by Natasha Vita More.

Nanotech Conference report.
Progress in the smallest science, Ralph Merkle investigates.

HUMOR: All Things Dull and Ugly.
The dark side of All Things Bright and Beautiful!

The Fuzzy Tax Form.
Bart Kosko.

Bio-Enhancement Update; DHEA & Creatine. [Ray Sahelian, MD]

Idea Futures Listing . [Duane Hewitt]

Enigma: Fractal Mazes. [Mark Wolf]


Excitations (letters): The Prometheus Project. Extropians Online.

Advances (Dollar-Denominated Digital Cash; Biotech/Health; Communications;
Neuro-Computer Interface; Computers; Internet; Sexual Function;
Nanotechnology; Space and Rockets; Economy.)

Extropy Institute Update.

Back issues.

Paul M. Churchland, The Engine of Reason, The Seat of the Soul. [Gregory

Nathaniel Branden, Six Pillars of Self-Esteem. [Peter Voss]

Harry Browne, Why Government Doesn=92t Work. [Eric Watt Forste]

Sahelian & Dave Tuttle Creatine: The Muscle Builder. [Max More]

Kevin Kelly, Out of Control. [Anders Sandberg]

Synthetic Pleasures. =09

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