How we’ll become cyborgs and extend human potential | Hugh Herr

How we’ll become cyborgs and extend human potential | Hugh Herr


Humans will soon have new organizations that forever blur the line between the natural and synthetic macrocosms, responds bionics designer Hugh Herr. In an unforgettable talk, he details “NeuroEmbodied Design, ” a technique for creating cyborg function that he’s developing at MIT, and shows us a future where we’ve augmented our torsoes in a way that will redefine highest potential — and, perhaps, switch us into superheroes. “During the twilight years of this century, I belief humen will be unrecognizable in morphology and dynamics from what we are today, ” Herr speaks. “Humanity will take flight and soar.”

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