Androids Archive

  • The union between machine and man has long been a fascination for futurists and scientists alike. With every passing decade the Transhumanists, a cultural and intellectual movement who view technology as a way to transcend the boundaries of human limits sees their goal draw nearer and nearer. Even popular entertainment is becoming aware of the entwining between machine and man. Movies such as Ghost in the Shell celebrate this union and see it as giving rise to new possibilities in the expansion of human development. Other more cautious sources such as the Star Trek series have given us the machine self in the guise of the Borg, not as a liberator of human limitations but as a yoke which sentient […]

    Cybernetic Enhancement: How close are we to a new you?

    The union between machine and man has long been a fascination for futurists and scientists alike. With every passing decade the Transhumanists, a cultural and intellectual movement who view technology as a way to transcend the boundaries of human limits sees their goal draw nearer and nearer. Even popular entertainment is becoming aware of the entwining between machine and man. Movies such as Ghost in the Shell celebrate this union and see it as giving rise to new possibilities in the expansion of human development. Other more cautious sources such as the Star Trek series have given us the machine self in the guise of the Borg, not as a liberator of human limitations but as a yoke which sentient […]

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