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Augmentation

Staying healthy long enough for radical life extension to become a reality is like to involve body augmentation as drugs and healthy living will only get us so far. So human body interventions are likely to be needed such as replacement organs and body parts, or even external augmentation such as exoskeletons to keep us mobile.

Read more about: Artificial Organs, Biohacking, Brain Interface, Exoskeleton, Nootropics, Prostheses, Vision.

Resources

Book

Postcyberpunk thriller novel by Ramez Naam. Winner of the Prometheus Award.

Event

Online event about sensory augmentation organized by re:MAKING SENSE with Marianna Obrist, Scott Novich and Liviu Babitz as main speakers. (FREE)

Video

Pager, a nine year old Macaque, plays MindPong with his Neuralink.

Event

London Futurists webinar about transhumanism with Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (FREE)

Book

Book about transhumanism written by Stefan Lorenz Sorgner.

Academic

German metahumanist philosopher, a philosopher of music and an authority in the field of ethics of emerging technologies.

Event

Online event about brain enhancement organized by Humanity+ with Anders Sandberg and Francesca Minerva (FREE)

Institute

A place to bring all budding Health Optimisation Biohackers in London together and keep the social circle together in between meetups!

Product

Retinal prosthesis system.

Company

Company focused on mobility-restoring bionics.

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Augmentation Blog Posts

Impli Implantables Presents at London Futurists
26-Feb-2020 Anna Luisa Schaffgotsch talked about the history and future in implant technology

Nexus Book Review (Ramez Naam)
02-Sep-2019 A thought-provoking book with the same thorough detail given to the near future as Iain M. Banks does to the far future culture universe.

Action Man bionic eyes coming to an opticians near you soon
26-Feb-2015

Chip sandwich anyone? Human on a chip and chip on a cell
06-Feb-2015

Machine controls human - next step an app to define yourself
27-Jan-2015

Recent News

Softest brain implants molded and injected using sugar

Medgadget - 05-May-2021

New super-soft silicon implants can reduce tissue damage & last for a very long time

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FDA approved first brain-computer interface stroke recovery device

Medgadget - 29-Apr-2021

Neurolutions' robot exoskeleton improves recovery from disability in stroke patients

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Soft and flexible electrodes monitor neural activity in humans

Kurzweil Network - 28-Apr-2021

First-of-its-kind implantable electrodes work without damaging brain tissue

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