In a presentation titled “Biohacking and the Connected Body” at the Singularity University Global Summit, Hannes Sjoblad, co-founder of the Sweden-based biohacker networkBionyfiken, stated that we likely encounter ‘cyborgs’ on a daily basis without knowing it.
The modern cyborgs we see today include pacemakers, smart insulin monitors, bionic eyes, and robotic arms and legs. These ‘biohacks’ are helping people with disabilities get more from life than ever before. Sjoblad notes this biohacking is utterly reshaping our world, and it will continue to do so. He explains, “we live in a time where, thanks to technology, we can make the deaf hear, the blind see, and the lame walk….