Just Pinned to Education and Digital Cultures: Kiruna Stamell, a dwarf, explains her problem with gene editing. http://ift.tt/2kwXxPR
A reminder of the ethical issues occasioned by our ability to manipulate genetic data. Human-become-data. This video clip asks us to consider what “normal” is and invites us to trace our motives and prejudices. Kiruna Stamell says
As humans our ability to adapt, care and love is what we must foster
Technology to aid and improve humankind?
A robotic hand that doesn’t squash fruit (robots taking our jobs), material that can pick up a fish (eventually to be used in surgery), selfie drones (“internet narcissism”).
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By the late twentieth century in US scientific culture, the boundary between human and animal is thoroughly breached.
Donna Haraway, Cyborg Manifesto
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