Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers


Publication Title
The Verge
Publication Date
August 8 2012
Creators/Contributors
Tim Cannon (contributor)
Kevin Warwick (contributor)
Shawn Sarver (contributor)
Lepht Anonym (contributor)
Neil Harbisson (contributor)
Ben Popper (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Body modification is moving to a new level as "biohacking" takes the stage. Individuals seeking to modify their bodies, push the boundaries, and enhance the human form are now augmenting themselves with magnetic, electronic, and many other types of implants. The generation of cyborgs is starting in the basements of America.
HCI Platform
Implantables
Discursive Type
Inventions