June 7, 2012

Bionic Men and Women

Thanks to the burgeoning power of technology, a series of bionic devices my turn society’s disabled population into a generation of super-humans. That sounds far-fetched, but when brain implants combine instant neural communication with superior prosthetics, the performance of the human body will be easily augmented. “The sudden appearance of ‘super-abled’ people could put new and unforeseen strains on our society. For example, what happens when mentally sharp, physically capable retirees return to the workforce by the millions?”

This appreciative user of an assistive device that lets me walk says thank goodness and hurry up with more.