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Steven Kotler is a bestselling author and award-winning journalist. His last book, Abundance, debuted at #1 on Amazon, and spent 10 weeks on the New York Times bestseller’s list. Steven’s work has been translated into 27 languages and featured in over 60 publications, including The New York Times, Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Wired and Forbes. He is also the cofounder of the Flow Genome Project, an organization dedicated to decoding ultimate human performance.
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Evolution’s Next Stage

07 Mar 2013, Posted by Steven Kotler in

Driven by technological advances, humans are changing faster than ever. Coming soon: our next stage, Homo evolutus Evolution is like a search engine, though not a very good one. We’re not talking Google. We might be talking Google drunk, blindfolded, on crutches, and with a frontal…

Hacking the President’s DNA

27 Nov 2012, Posted by Steven Kotler in

The U.S. government is surreptitiously collecting THE DNA of world leaders, and is reportedly protecting that of BARACK OBAMA. Decoded, these genetic blueprints could provide compromising information. In the not- too-distant future, they may provide something more as well—the basis for the creation of personalized BIOWEAPONS that could take down a president and leave no trace.

Bionic Man

25 May 2012, Posted by Steven Kotler in

David Rozelle is the first American since the civil war to return to battle after losing A limb in combat. The amazing story of a soldier and the scientist who rebuilt him.

Building A Better Mosquito

01 Mar 2012, Posted by Steven Kotler in

Bioengineered insects could help defeat malaria — or they could turn out to be Frankenbugs, wreaking havoc on our ecosystem.


18 Feb 2012, Posted by Steven Kotler in

Extreme athletes across all disciplines perform feats that were unimaginable just 10 years ago. With no margin for error, it’s either perfection or death. The science and strange sanity of the new superhuman.

Meltdown or Mother Lode: The New Truth About Nuclear Power

03 Nov 2011, Posted by Steven Kotler in

To some, nuclear reactors are the face of the future; to others, the ticking time bombs of the past. In this piece, Steven Kotler examines the evolution of nuclear technology and explains how the new wave of nuclear reactors is cleaner, safer and less vulnerable to both terrorist attack and natural disaster.

The Great Galactic Gold Rush

04 Apr 2011, Posted by Steven Kotler in

Within our lifetime, space experts say, humans will mine asteroids for unimaginable wealth—and create the world’s first trillionaires in the process. Who’ll get there first?