Geänderte Zeit: From Self-Optimization to Transhumanism
1. März 2019 | 14:00 - 15:00 CET
The notion of self-optimization and self-improvement which is being often used within the adoption and description of the self-tracking phenomenon remarks a kind of cultural shift towards ever-increasing quantification of self-relations and behaviours. The terms of optimization have been yet used in computer science and engineering, but are entering now the field of self-understanding and culture.What is meant by self-optimization and how close are we to the idea of transhumanism?