Authors


Caleb Jones is a husband, father, programmer, and member of the LDS Church. He has a Computer Science degree from BYU. He is passionate about science and religion; a critic of rigidity, he enjoys exploring the strengths and limits of both, and sees the two as necessary and complementary in constructing enlightening, inspirational narratives. He is influenced by futurists like Freeman Dyson and Peter Diamandis, and Mormons like James E. Talmage and Neal A. Maxwell.

Chris Bradford was born in Utah, but soon moved to Washington, D.C. and overseas. He has lived in Egypt, Germany, Jordan, Pakistan and Italy, where he served an LDS mission. A self-taught programmer, Chris is a VP of Engineering at Ancestry.com. He has a Linguistics degree from BYU. He and wife Lucy have eight children. Chris loves science, technology, religion, philosophy, and performing arts. He is a board member and founder of the Mormon Transhumanist Association.

Giulio Prisco is a writer, technology expert, futurist and transhumanist. A former manager in European science and technology centers, he writes and speaks on a wide range of topics, including science, information technology, emerging technologies, virtual worlds, space exploration and future studies. He is especially interested in the convergence of science, technology and spirituality.


Jon Ogden is the author of When Mormons Doubt: A Way to Save Relationships and Seek a Quality Life. He's interested in the ways that transhumanism can unify believers and nonbelievers in their daily lived experience.
Jordan Roberts was born in Mesa Arizona, the son of a Mormon mother and Jewish father. He served a mission in Brazil. He is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have two children. He has a degree in life sciences from ASU, and received his MD from the UofA College of Medicine-Phoenix. He is currently a first year family medicine resident physician at St. Mark's Hospital in Salt Lake City. His interests include science and its fiction, Judaism, philosophy, Transhumanism and bioethics.

Kaylynne Glover is a PhD candidate in Biology at the University of Kentucky where her research interests broadly encompass the biology of what makes us human. Focusing on the evolution of human reproductive behavior and social systems, she hopes that an understanding of the evolutionary pressures that have shaped us can help solve some of our biggest problems today. Blogger, guest lecturer, and political activist, she is works actively in bridging the perceived gaps between scientific and religious communities.

Pace Ellsworth was born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. After a mission to Lima, Peru, he married his high school sweetheart and graduated from BYU in Linguistics, minors in Spanish and Linguistic Computing. Pace's interests include classical liberalism and futurism, and he's happy to be called an anarcho-transfigurist. He now lives in Mesa, Arizona, with his wife and two children, where he works as a marketing consultant for small businesses in the technology and finance sectors.

Rhett Wilkinson is an entrepreneur and child of God who is fully fascinated by technological evolution and postsecular religion. He has worked in media and governments, with stints in the non-profit and business arenas. He holds degrees in communication and political science. He'd probably do anything for his little girl, and that's not necessarily good. He has been influenced by Hugh Nibley, the uncorrupted George Lucas, Mormonism professors, newsmakers, and storytellers.



Editor

Blaire Ostler is one of the leading voices on the intersections of Mormonism, feminism, and transhumanism. As CEO and Board Member of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. Blaire holds a BFA in Design from the International Academy of Design and Technology-Seattle. She is pursuing a second bachelor’s degree in philosophy with an emphasis in gender studies. She is passionate about esthetics, religion, human sexuality, queer theory, social philosophy, and art.