Does brain surgery to treat disease change the essence of who we are?
Millions of lives potentially depend on the resilience to cyber attacks of a new generation of “artificial pancreas” and other medical devices.
Posthumans will necessarily push the boundaries of human factors, ergonomics, HCI (human computer interaction) and HRI (human robot interaction).
Infection continues to be a major complication associated with implantable devices.
DARPA, the Defense Research Projects Agency, is best known for its role as progenitor of the Internet. Now they want to revolutionize biotechnology.
Michigan Engineers have taken the lead with millimeter sized units that can perform on many alternating platforms.
When I first became interested in magnet implants, I devised a method to overcome the limitations of Parylene consisting of a durable biosafe resin coating. I still have one of these implants as of the writing of this article but the added resin material is approximately 1mm thick.
The project opens the door to a renaissance in DIY development of brain computer interface applications.
Technology is empowering us in ways we never before dreamed possible, and it’s time to start having the conversation about what might happen within our lifetimes today.
This article was started with the intent to inform regarding Neodymium Implants, which can provide a person with the ability to sense the electromagnetic domain. On the surface, this seems a rather straightforward pursuit, but in the attempt to answer the most important question regarding these implants, the question why, I realized that they are far more than a novel new form of jewelry.