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Humanity+ @ Conferences Our Humanity+ conferences explore innovations of science and technology and their relationship to humanity. Recent conferences have been held at San Francisco State University, Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Parsons The New School for Design in New York City, California Technology Institute, and Harvard University. H+ Magazine H+ Magazine covers technological, scientific, and cultural trends that are changing humans in fundamental ways. H+ Magazine aims to reflect the newest edge culture by featuring creative expressions of humanity on a razor’s edge where daily life and science fiction seem to be merging.

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THE FUTURIST Magazine Releases Its Top 10 Forecasts for 2013 and Beyond Each year since 1985, the editors of THE FUTURIST have selected the most thought-provoking ideas and forecasts appearing in the magazine to go into our annual Outlook report. Over the years, Outlook has spotlighted the emergence of such epochal developments as the Internet, virtual reality, the 2008 financial crisis and the end of the Cold War. But these forecasts are meant as conversation starters, not absolute predictions about the future.

FM-2030 FM-2030 (October 15, 1930, Brussels – July 8, 2000, New York) was an author, teacher, transhumanist philosopher, futurist and consultant.[1] FM-2030 was born Fereidoun M. Esfandiary (Persian: فریدون اسفندیاری‎). He became notable as a transhumanist with the book Are You a Transhuman? Tim Mazzarol – The Conversation Tim Mazzarol is a Winthrop Professor in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing and Strategy at the University of Western Australia and an affiliate Professor with the Burgundy School of Business, Groupe ESC Dijon, Bourgogne, France. He is also the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation (CEMI), an independent initiative designed to enhance awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation and small business management. He has around 20 years of experience of working with small entrepreneurial firms as well as large corporations and government agencies. This has included strategic management, marketing and support to commercialisation. He is the author of several books on entrepreneurship, small business management and innovation. His research into has been published internationally.

Gods of Ancient Egypt: Atum Atum (also known as Tem or Temu) was the first and most important Ancient Egyptian god to be worshiped in Iunu (Heliopolis, Lower Egypt), although in later times Ra rose in importance in the city, and eclipsed him to some extent. He was the main deity of Per-Tem ("house of Atum") in Pithom in the eastern Delta. Although he was at his most popular in the Old Kingdom in Lower Egypt, he is often closely associated with the Pharaoh all over Egypt. During the New Kingdom, Atum and the Theban god Montu (Montju) are depicted with the king in the Temple of Amun at Karnak.

Work Systems Design & Evaluation Work systems design and evaluation addresses how to optimize the combined performance of human experts and the supporting information system. WSDE includes all aspects of human-machine integration: human with software, human with hardware, and human with human, as well as aspects of machine-machine interaction insofar as it impacts total human-system performance. Lunar Surface Systems The WSDE has participated in a series of Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) Bluesky workshops over the past two years devoted to developing operations concepts and designs for a small pressurized lunar electric rover (LER). The goal of this meeting was to “visualize innovative LER displays and controls that handle information and activities in a connected manner.” Three brainstorming sessions focused on presenting the status of consumables, improving situation awareness, and controlling the LER.

Futuring: The Exploration of the Future Futuring: The Exploration of the Future by Edward Cornish. WFS. 2004. 313 pages. Paperback. ISBN 0-930242-61-0. Technoprogressive Wiki Transhuman is a term that refers to an evolutionary transition from the human to the Posthuman. Questioning the parameters of being human and its relationship with nature have been of philosophical interest before and since Socrates. Questioning the future of the human brings to light moral, religious and philosophical belief systems and, especially, ethical concerns regarding tampering with human nature and what is considered by many, especially in Western culture, to be natural.

About Us The Internet2 Community: Enabling the Future Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government who create and collaborate via innovative technologies. Together, we accelerate research discovery, advance national and global education, and improve the delivery of public services. Our community touches nearly every major innovation that defines our modern digital lives—and continues to define “what’s next.” Egyptian Symbols and Definitions Djed It is believed that the Djed is a rendering of a human backbone. It represents stability and strength. It was originally associated with the creation god Ptah. Fibonacci Number The Fibonacci numbers are the sequence of numbers defined by the linear recurrence equation with

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