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Watch The Talks

Adam McHeffey

Back to the start. Played on Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1

Using the history of musical technology as a jumping off point, Adam McHeffey custom-crafted a Superhuman Summit performance titled, “Back to Start”. The performance is a representation of the many musical innovations we have witnessed over human history. Adam’s exciting demonstration of Artiphon’s INSTRUMENT 1 provides a glimpse into the future of music creation. Human … Continue reading Back to the start. Played on Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1

Shawn Stevenson

Sleep is not for the weak

Sleep whisperer, Shawn Stevenson, is fighting back against the predominant “sleep is for the weak” mentality in our culture. In this seductive talk, Shawn guides us through his journey with insufficient sleep and how his determination to improve the quality of his sleep led to massive improvements in all areas of his life, including efficient … Continue reading Sleep is not for the weak

Dr. Jesse Karmazin

Can young blood reverse aging and cure disease?

Dr. Jesse Karmazin shares his pioneering expertise to demonstrate how blood transfusions can reverse the effects of aging and combat age-related diseases like dementia and heart disease. Jesse’s research and young blood clinical trials may unlock the opportunities to deliver these cures in the very near future.

Keegan MacIntosh

I’m getting frozen when I die, and so should all of you

In this sharp talk from Superhuman Summit 2017, Keegan challenges standard assumptions of death. Keegan’s argument: the science behind cryopreservation and human cryonics is improving rapidly and the likelihood to live forever may just exist today. Once you believe this technology gives you a probability greater than zero to live on into the future, the … Continue reading I’m getting frozen when I die, and so should all of you

Jordan Lejuwaan

Digital reality technologies will make us superhuman

In this technology-driven talk at Superhuman Summit 2016, Jordan Lejuwaan paints a future reality where human ability is augmented through a fast approaching digital environment.

Jesse Billauer

Greatness comes from within

In the closing talk of Superhuman Summit 2016, Jesse Billauer recounts the accident that left him suddenly paralyzed just when he was becoming one of the best surfers in the world. Shockingly, this turn of events didn’t slow Jesse down and he continues to surf without the full use of his body. An inspiration to … Continue reading Greatness comes from within

Conor Russomanno

Open-sourcing the brain

In one part talk, one part demonstration, Conor Russomanno showcases the world’s first open-source brain computer interface (BCI). The hardware technology stands at the forefront of the neuro-revolution, an era where we understand how the electrical signals of the brain work, use them to shape our brain health, and quite possibly control the technologies around … Continue reading Open-sourcing the brain


Superhuman, Being You

All good stories begin with a strong prologue. 2-time Juno nominated lyricist, Kyprios performs a custom crafted spoken word inspired by the Superhuman mindset. The performance video opened the Summit in 2017 and warmed the stage for a day full of speakers and performers sharing knowledge behind the movement to #enhanceyourself.

Scott Novich

Building new human senses

In this premier presentation at Superhuman Summit 2016, Dr Novich gives the audience a glimpse into the future when humans have an unlimited number of senses to experience reality.

Dr Cory Holly

To win, understand how the game is played

In a passionate, philosophical talk, Dr Cory Holly explains how sport provides no better method to overcome challenges. Dr Holly argues the embrace of spontaneous change, hard work and discipline are the keys to success.

Dr Diane Blackburn

How connected to your blood are you?

In this Superhuman Summit talk from 2016, Dr. Diane Blackburn presents partial evidence of a quantum connection between blood and the patient during a live blood analysis session. The talk opens up questions around the connection with our internal fluids and how our mindsets can drastically affect personal health.

Reuben Major

Let food be thy medicine

In this inspiring talk on clean eating, nutrition and personalized diets at Superhuman Summit 2016, Reuben Major talks about the importance of food as a force for positive change in your life.

Superhuman Summit 2016 Opening Performance

Find Your Light

In this powerful performance art opening at Superhuman Summit 2016, Find Your Light, featuring Lauren Overholt, executes a custom-choreographed story of transformation from normal to extraordinary.

Moon Ribas

A union between cybernetics and humanity: an “Earthbeat”

In a talk that showcases a future where humans and technology are intertwined, Moon Ribas explains the foundational understanding behind the cybernetic movement. Watch how Moon uses her augmented ability in a beautiful drum performance at the end of the talk.

Dr Jan Venter

The prevention power of neuromodulation

In this humorous talk at Superhuman Summit in November 2016, Dr Jan Venter showcases the research and science behind the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS™). Dr Venter believes neuromodulation is the most powerful science to prevent and treat neurodegenerative diseases.

Hiroko Demichelis

Heart rate variability and the science of letting go

Do you need to be a meditation expert, Buddhist monk or trained yogi to gain the benefits of mindfulness? In this groundbreaking talk at Superhuman Summit 2016, Hiroko Demichelis explains how the science behind heart rate variability can be a central predictor of health. And how simply “letting go” is the secret to enhancing yourself … Continue reading Heart rate variability and the science of letting go

Dr Garth Webb

The Bionic Lens and the human visual experience

In this exciting talk at Superhuman Summit 2016, Dr Webb releases information on the Bionic Lens, a technology launching to improve vision beyond current limitations, ultimately enhancing the human visual experience.

Dai Manuel

The journey to becoming superhuman

In this short opener at Superhuman Summit, Dai Manuel showcases the principles of a journey to enhance yourself.

Dr Robert Fraser

How molecular testing will launch an age of personalized health

In this short talk at Superhuman Summit, Dr Robert Fraser describes how measuring molecular markers, including your genomics, proteomics, microbiomics and metabolomics will open up an age of precision health and personalized treatments.

Read The Library


Gone With A Shot? Hopeful New Signs Of Relief For Migraine Sufferers

Humans have suffered from migraines for millennia. Yet, despite decades of research, there isn’t a drug on the market today that prevents them by targeting the underlying cause. All of that could change in a few months when the Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce its decision about new therapies that have the … Continue reading Gone With A Shot? Hopeful New Signs Of Relief For Migraine Sufferers


How To Become A Centaur

The old story of AI is about human brains working against silicon brains. The new story of IA will be about human brains working with silicon brains. As it turns out, most of the world is the opposite of a chess game: Non-zero-sum — both players can win.


The second coming of ultrasound

Ultrasound runs on piezoelectricity. Applying voltage to a piezoelectric crystal makes it vibrate, sending out a sound wave. When the echo that bounces back is converted into electrical signals, you get an image of, say, a fetus, or a submarine. But in the last few years, the lo-fi tech has reinvented itself in some weird … Continue reading The second coming of ultrasound

New York Times

The first step toward a personal memory maker?

Human memory is the ghost in the neural machine, a widely distributed, continually changing, multidimensional conversation among cells that can reproduce both the capital of Kentucky and the emotional catacombs of that first romance. The news last week that scientists had developed a brain implant that boosts memory — an implantable “cognitive prosthetic,” in the … Continue reading The first step toward a personal memory maker?


Loneliness, social isolation can impact longevity

The growing phenomenon of loneliness, which international experts have described as a global epidemic, may be responsible for as many deaths as obesity, according to the results of two meta-analyses presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington.

The Economist

Enhanced understanding of the microbiome is helping medicine

Human guts contain microbes, lots of them. Added together, the genes in these bugs’ genomes amount to perhaps 150 times the number in the human genome alone. If the bacteria in question were doing little more than swimming around digesting lettuce, this would be of small consequence. But they are doing much more than that.


Your future doctor may not be human.

A new kind of doctor has entered the exam room, but doesn’t have a name. In fact, these doctors don’t even have faces. Artificial intelligence has made its way into hospitals around the world. Those wary of a robot takeover have nothing to fear; the introduction of AI into health care is not necessarily about … Continue reading Your future doctor may not be human.

Big Think

Scientists Built a Power Generator for Use Inside the Human Body

In the average lifetime, your heart beats 2.5 billion times, moving about five and a half quarts (5.5 liters) of blood at 3-4 mph (4.8-6.4 kph). This is about the walking speed of the average person. Harnessing such energy could offer significant capabilities. These researchers have passed a milestone. This is the world’s first attempt to use … Continue reading Scientists Built a Power Generator for Use Inside the Human Body

New York Times

Exercise Alters Our Microbiome. Is That One Reason It’s So Good for Us?

Exercise may change the composition and activity of the trillions of microbes in our guts in ways that could improve our health and metabolisms over time, a new study finds. The results provide novel insights into how exercise can affect even those portions of our bodies that seem uninvolved in workouts, perhaps providing another nudge … Continue reading Exercise Alters Our Microbiome. Is That One Reason It’s So Good for Us?


Scientists Claim They Found a Drug That “Significantly Reverses Memory Loss”

A team at Lancaster University in the U.K. has discovered that a drug designed to treat type 2 diabetes may hold the key to fighting the memory loss that accompanies Alzheimer’s disease. Their study has been published in Brain Research.


The world’s most nutritious foods

After analyzing more than 1,000 raw foods, researchers ranked the ingredients that provide the best balance of your daily nutritional requirements – and they found a few surprises. . The higher the score, the more likely each food would meet, but not exceed your daily nutritional needs, when eaten in combination with others.

Science Mag

Dopamine may have given humans our social edge over other apes

Humans are the ultimate social animals, with the ability to bond with mates, communicate through language, and make small talk with strangers on a packed bus. A new study suggests that the evolution of our unique social intelligence may have initially begun as a simple matter of brain chemistry.


Wearable Smart Patch Analyzes Your Sweat To Monitor Your Body

Research firm Tractica forecasts that body sensor shipments are expected to increase to 68 million in 2021 from 2.7 million units in 2015. Where to start? Sweat.

The Verge

Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI

Elon Musk is backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink. The company is centered on creating devices that can be implanted in the human brain, with the eventual purpose of helping human beings merge with software and keep pace with advancements in artificial intelligence. These enhancements could improve memory or allow for more direct interfacing with … Continue reading Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI


HIIT Is The Best Anti-Aging Exercise

U.S. research has found that high intensity interval training boosts the ability of mitochondria within cells – which usually declines with age – to generate energy.

The Atlantic

Eating toward immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.

The Spoon

Are Personalized Food Profiles The Next Big Thing In Food?

One of the big discussion topics at Smart Kitchen Summit this week was the need for data standardization in food. As we digitize the various stages of the food journey from farm to factory to the kitchen, many feel a lack of standardized data sets is inhibiting innovation.

Business Insider

Tom Brady uses brain exercises designed for people with brain impairments to improve his function and it blew away the scientists who created them

At age 40, Tom Brady looks for any competitive edge he can get. In his book, “The TB12 Method,” Brady outlined his extensive beliefs in pliability, flexibility, and diet to prolong his career. According to ESPN’s Tom Junod and Seth Wickersham, Brady also uses brain exercises to improve his cognitive function to stay sharp on and … Continue reading Tom Brady uses brain exercises designed for people with brain impairments to improve his function and it blew away the scientists who created them


Crispr isn’t enough anymore. Get ready for gene editing 2.0

Crispr Classic can be clunky, unreliable, and a bit dangerous. But this year, newer, flashier gene editing tools began rolling off the production line.

The Guardian

What’s the ultimate way to defy depression, disease and early death? Exercise

As a new report reveals the mental health benefits of just an hour’s physical activity a week, it seems there is nothing a workout can’t cure. Here is why we should all sit less and move more.

The University of Melbourne

Part human, part robot: The future of medical implantables

Pacemakers and cochlear implants seemed like the stuff of science fiction when they were first introduced, and the newest generation of medical implants are just as mind-boggling.

The New Yorker

The secrets of sleep

Lost sleep, a phenomenon previously neglected by medical science, is now held responsible for a growing range of ailments.

The Washington Post

If we’re going to play God with gene editing, we’ve got to ask some moral questions

We aren’t gods, but we’ll have to make the decisions anyway. We should try make them well.

Seattle Times

Don’t worry about working out: Just get up and keep moving

The Movement Movement: ‘Functional fitness’ is not exercise, but it is healthy and, these experts say, essential.

Business Insider

Microsoft wants to store data in DNA

Tech companies think biology may solve a looming data storage problem.



This video won’t transform your genome, but it might make a helpful edit to your understanding.

Vancouver Magazine

Cryonics: The Secret to Immortality?

Afraid of death? Vancouver Magazine looks into how Cryonic’s may just be the secret to living beyond the predicted 80+ years.

The New Yorker

Your Questions About “Silicon Valley’s Quest to Live Forever,” Answered

Take a deeper dive into why Silicon Valley is obsessing over living forever.

AI Business

Apple’s AI Expert Says That AI Will Give Us Superhuman Abilities

Will superheroes ever be among us? Read why Apple’s AI expert, and creator of Siri, seems to think so.

Business Insider

A growing movement in fitness sees psychological training as a new key to hacking human performance

Learn how Red Bull’s new fitness movement is tapping into psychological training and hacking human performance.

Harper's Bazaar

Anti-aging Supplements That Really Work

The fountain of youth hasn’t quite been discovered yet, but this is pretty damn close.

The Conversation

Alphabet’s new plan to track 10,000 people could take wearables to the next level

Wearable technology has only just cracked the surface, and Google is here to take it to the next level.

Curator, Jordan Kallman

A New Chapter Approaches

“You are much stronger than you think you are. Trust me” – Superman   As we prepare to close out our first full chapter of digital talks, we are left with the most important question of all: How does one truly become Superhuman? Looking beyond the technological enhancements and quantified data, perhaps there is some … Continue reading A New Chapter Approaches

The New York Times

Yes, Your Sleep Schedule Is Making You Sick

Proof that the ‘post vacation blues’ aren’t just about leaving the sunshine and heat.


Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans Could Soon Become a Reality

We’re aware cell phones we physically hold will soon be obsolete, but this article proves it will be much more than a mixed reality fused future.


Spire: A Quantified Self Device which measures breath to increase mindfulness

Becoming more mindful, and in turn extending your lifespan, could be attained by just using this tiny device.


The social age of wearable tech: From Quantified Self to emotional second skin

Learn how one company is turning Quantified Self into social connections.

The Huffington Post

Helping Others Is The Key To Longevity, Study Finds

The key to a long life could be as simple as thinking less about yourself, and more about helping others.


The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline

Poor eating and high sugar intake isn’t just affecting your waistline, it’s also affecting your brain.

Singularity Hub

The Brain Tech to Merge Humans and AI Is Already Being Developed

Scared of Artificial Intelligence? It’s not about AI vs humans but creating the happy medium between both.


Getting Older Affects Your Max Heart Rate (But That’s OK!)

Proven data around why your heart during exercise is unique to you and your age, not your fitness level.

Curator, Jordan Kallman

The Neuro-Revolution Is Here

“There is nothing in the intellect that is not in the senses” – Aristotle.   The brain and heart are but two complex, very powerful organs constantly speaking to one another. Aristotle may have believed that the brain’s basis for being was to cool the heart, and although we now know this as myth, perhaps … Continue reading The Neuro-Revolution Is Here

Tech Crunch

The rise of “Generation Health”

From reactive, to preventative, a promising trend is looking to change the way we view healthcare for good.

Peter Diamandis

Stem Cell Revolution

Learn how the key to our longevity and health may actually be in our source code.

Business Insider

San Francisco biohackers are wearing implants made for diabetes in the pursuit of ‘human enhancement’

Discover how this start-up has created a Fit Bit-like product that measures and delivers your glucose levels in realtime, directly to you.

Core Spirit

Diet, exercise, and sleep are great, but one thing matters even more for your health

Diet, exercise and sleep are all relevant to health and living a long life, but researchers say this one thing could be the most important of them all.


Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies

60+ studies prove that weight loss isn’t directly related to working out, and how it’s leading us astray in our fight against obesity.

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick

What causes heart disease part XXIII

Avoiding the sun could be as bad for you as smoking. Discover how sunny vacations could be a key preventer of heart disease.


An Artificial Cyborg Implant Has Been Fitted on Humans for the First Time

Who needs a compass when you can physically feel true north? Discover more on the scientists and how they’ve made this directional sixth sense a reality.

Curator, Jordan Kallman

A Limitless Future Awaits

The most unique Superhuman content mix has arrived. This edition showcases the largest range of ideas we have released yet, and includes both talks and articles that have huge potential to shape our personal futures.   The feature talk comes from the most surprising speaker at the Summit, Moon Ribas. Moon is one of the world’s … Continue reading A Limitless Future Awaits

Smithsonian Magazine

This Artificial Sixth Sense Helps Humans Orient Themselves in the World

Discover how the first artificial sense is marking a major milestone in our trajectory as humans.


The merging of humans and machines is happening now

Perhaps there is an alternative to our current technology fuelled world. Read more on how Superhuman ability may already be within.

Yoga Journal

Unplug from Technology, Boost Health

Perhaps there is an alternative to our current technology fuelled world. Read more on how Superhuman ability may already be within.

Outside Magazine

What Is Heart Rate Variability and How Can It Make Me a Better Athlete?

Become a Superhuman athlete by better understanding your HRV and how, when measured correctly, can enhance your performance.


Becoming Immortal: The Future of Brain Augmentation and Uploaded Consciousness

Imagine an immortal life where memories and brain functions could be uploaded and stored with a single click.


Sugar, explained

Discover how 80% of all food could contain the world’s most powerful drug, and how we’re battling it.

Farnam Street

How To Think

Becoming Superhuman isn’t just limited to enhancing your body, but enhancing your mind as well.

Curator, Jordan Kallman

Expanding Perception

You are just one month into a brand new year. How do you feel? Around here, we’re on a high from some new knowledge around nutrition and health benefits we shared with you last month.   Beyond this insightful content, we continue to actively search within the world of human enhancement to bring you the … Continue reading Expanding Perception

Curator, Jordan Kallman

A New Beginning

A brand new year is upon us. Are you feeling inspired to enhance your health and longevity? In the spirit of goal-setting for our next journey around the sun, we’ve put together curated content that will provide benchmarking, behaviour-changing and thought-provoking information to better your own health, well beyond this year.   The fresh start also brings … Continue reading A New Beginning

Fast Company

The “Internet of Food,” DNA Testing, And The Quest For The Perfect Diet

The quest for the perfect diet is just one swab away.


Could we soon ‘upgrade’ our bodies? Extreme bionics will create modular superhumans

Learn how MIT is trying to eliminate human disabilities and push beyond the limits of our own bodies.

The Atlantic Magazine

How to Sleep

What we do when we’re asleep matters just as much as what we do when we’re awake.

The New York Times

Savings, Longevity and the Year in Fitness

The New York Times suggests that fitness is not only making you lighter, but is also making your wallet heavier.

Time Magazine

The CRISPR Pioneers

2016 was a year of change. Political and historic took the forefront, but it wasn’t all sour. Read the article about the pioneers who are in the process of changing the world for the better.


Bionic Humans: This Sleek Power Suit Helps Restore Mobility

Assisted, natural movement – Words you likely thought would never live in the same sentence are becoming a reality for this start up.


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