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Friday, August 26 • 16:55 - 17:40
Augmented bodies in a hypernature: better than the real thing

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Our nature is engineered and our food has become technology. The most natural thing in the world is us, humans. This new nature requires a new and improved version of humans. This presentation will guide you through some remarkable examples of how we are creating a hypernature which is so complex it becomes a technology on itself. And we will speculate on what we are going to augment to our bodies to keep up with this new world.

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Marco van Beers

Technophilosopher & Designpoet, Right Next
Through design I asks questions about the grey area between technology and society, and in specific the grey area between technology and healthcare.In August 2012 I graduated for my master degree in Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology. By then I already held two... Read More →

Friday August 26, 2016 16:55 - 17:40 CEST