Articles by Daniel Faggella
Daniel G. Faggella is a national martial arts champion, a college speaker, author, and graduate of UPENN’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology program. His interests lie in the enhancement of human experience and the reaches of sentient potential. He interviews philosophers, psychologists, and technology experts on his aptly named blog: http://www.SentientPotential.com
Technology isn’t simply a conduit for spreading positive psychology. It will be one force that reshapes and augments our very notions of human experience and of well-being itself. We cannot afford to be technological bystanders if we want to bring about Seligman’s aim that 51% of the human population flourishes by 2051.
With the boom of nanotechnology, brain implants, and increasingly sophisticated computing and intelligence technologies, we might be seeing a fundamental change in the “human” part of human flourishing. My purpose here is to explore how Positive Psychology might guide the efforts of emerging technologies in a transition to human life beyond biology