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A global network where each organism is a cell

May 22nd, 2005 · No Comments

humannetwork.jpgAdvancing medical technologies have allowed humans to merge with machines. Pacemakers and other medical equipment are now embedded in people, creating what some describe as “bionic humans”.

Through technology, the wealthiest humans on the planet (if you’re reading this, you’re included) have become a global network in which each organism is a cell…

According to this French flash presentation all this technology raises questions of identity… who is this individual? Is our ability to transcend the former limits of our bodies a hope or a threat for the future? Raising more questions than answers, this presentation is not suited to people who like answers, rather than more questions.

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Category: From the frontlines of the future