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Sunday, February 21 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Panel: Prosthetics and Transhumanism

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In the age of the Flex-Foot Cheetah sprinting leg, and with DARPA's sense-of-touch breakthrough, how will we reconceptualize physical disability?

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Luke Robert Mason

Director, Virtual Futures
Luke Robert Mason is a Science & Technology Communicator, Director of Virtual Futures and the Executive Director of Humanity Plus. | | His work is largely focused on the role media art can play as a tool for understanding one of the most important intellectual and cultural developments of our times – the technological extension of the human condition.

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Angel Giuffra

Bionic Actress
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Rich Lee

The Grinders
Black hat transhumanist Rich Lee made headlines in 2013 after he successfully implanted headphones in his ears. Rich is a noted figure in the biohacking subculture known collectively as "the Grinders". He, like any self respecting high-tech low-life, engages in self experimentation, performs diy surgical procedures, and creates homemade cybernetic implants. Rich Lee is involved in many human augmentation projects with a primary focus on sensory... Read More →


Sunday February 21, 2016 11:45am - 12:45pm
Meeting Room 12B

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