Cyborgs: Melding Man and Machine

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Cyborgs: what was once solely science fiction is now a reality for a growing community of tech-enthusiasts, who are redefining the boundaries between human, machine, and AI. Joining Steve Paikin to discuss this brave new world are Tamara Banbury, a self-described ,voluntary cyborg, and a PhD student at Carleton University; Isabel Pedersen, Canada Research Chair in Digital Life, Media, and Culture, Associate Professor at Ontario Tech University; Lee Wilkins, a cyborg artist and adjunct faculty at OCAD and Ryerson Universities; and Rob Spence, a filmmaker with the world's only wireless video prosthetic eye camera.
Episode:
A New Cyber Community; Brain Research Progress
Related tags:
Science & Tech
Aired:
Mar 04, 2020
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