Prosthetics & self-prostheticisation: The march of homo evolutis

Posted by Ian on Jun 29, 2010 in blog | No Comments

Just over  a year ago, we discussed the Juan Enriquez’s argument for the identification of a new species of human – homo evolutis. Continuing our coverage and concern over the prostheticising of humanity,  especially since Roger Clark’s recent re-articulation of ‘Cyborg Rights’, here are two notable new stories of the avant-garde of technological progress in human-machine interfaces:

Robot arm controlled by the mind
BBC – 12 May 2010

Prosthetic foot up for MacRobert Engineering Prize
BBC – 10 May 2010

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