TITLE

YOU, ROBOT

AUTHOR(S)
Tucker, Abigail
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Smithsonian;Apr2012, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses transhumanism, a movement that seeks to enhance humans through gene manipulation, nanomedicine, and "smart drugs." It comments on the transhumanist organization Humanity+ and notes that some transhumanists seek to have their bodies frozen after death. Political scientist Francis Fukuyama's reservations concerning transcendent technologies are also noted.
ACCESSION #
73986577

 

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