Transhuman week: exploring the frontiers of human enhancement
September 5, 2012
Wired U.K.‘s Transhuman Week seeks to navigate transhumanist issues through a series of features, galleries and expert guest posts from September 3 to 7.
Transhumanism explores the application of technology and science to enhance human bodies and minds regardless of whether they are perceived to have any disabilities, and extending human life. It may include low-level biohacking, physical augmentation, performance-enhancing drugs and even genetic modification.
The London 2012 Paralympic Games have drawn attention to the role that technology and science can play in overcoming human limitations.