Would You Hack Your Own Body?

March 6, 2018

(BBC) – At a trendy east London bar, a group of body hackers are putting forward their reasons for human augmentation to a packed audience of mainly under-35s, many of whom are sporting piercings and tattoos. Putting a chip under your skin is not so very different from getting a piercing or tattoo, argued one of the panellists – except there was often less blood. For some, transhumanism – the theory that the human race can evolve beyond its physical and mental limitations with the help of technology – is a crucial part of the advancement of society.

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