Chair in Science Communication & Future Media @SalfordUni / written 4 Washington Post, Wired + found on CNN, BBC Newsnight, TEDx #posthuman

The Olympic Truce is the programme of work led by the International Olympic Committee that takes inspiration from the ancient Greek tradition of Ekecheria, which was invoked during the ancient Olympic Games to allow safe passage of participants to Ancient Olympia for the purpose of competition.

The myth is that…

Last night, I took part in my first clubhouse event, thanks to my friend Luke Robert Mason, and it really was a lovely experience.

It followed a few intense days of switching out my research time from TikTok to Clubhouse, trying to get to grips with what makes the experience…

The easiest thing to do is to not write at all and just let your ideas pass through your brain into obscurity, often, to be completely forgotten forever.

This morning, I was thinking about a film I watched yesterday called Westworld, a renowned series of ideas about the future, told through the vision of Michael Crichton, now transformed into an HBO series. It’s well worth the watch. Many of the ideas within the film have inspired writers and…

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How does the concept of history change as a result of technological transformations? And how should we think about history, when we endlessly record our lived experience? …

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A fascination for journalism and a belief in its importance has been a constant presence throughout my career. My first, direct experience of the power of journalism was felt at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, where I…

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With the results of England’s 11+ exam looming for many children, Professor Miah inquiries into what we need from the future of education, after having spent the last year supporting his child’s preparation to take this controversial assessment.

Last week…

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It may be said that the origin of human civilisation is to be found in the development of language, those complex systems which enable us to organize our ideas and each other, and which allow us to develop insights that lead…

I have never been the most disciplined of readers. I read a lot for work, but still, less than I should and less than I would like. But lately, I have felt that I am losing the ability to read for joy and I am trying to work out what…

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Welcome back to Professor Andy Miah Faces the Future, a podcast where I take a topic from the worlds of transhumanism, philosophy, and science, to think through the questions we face and the answers we have that will get us through these remarkable times. You can access the audio version of this text on all good podcasting platforms, or just hit play below :)

Today, we’re talking about sustainability and whether what we do are doing is enough to get our planet through what must be the riskiest period of human history to date.

We live in a time when the smartest, most trustworthy people on our planet have shown us, with copious…

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