Hannes Sjoblad is a SU Alumn (2010) and co-founder of the Sweden-based biohacker network Bionyfiken. Bionyfiken is a chartered non-profit which unites DIY-biologists, hackers, makers, body modification artists and health and performance devotees. In this role, Hannes is actively exploring the edges of human-machine integration.
Hannes work and insights into near- and inbody technology has been internationally recognised by among others Wired, Motherboard, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, CNN, BBC, Daily Mail, Le Figaro, Nouvel Observateur, Heise and others.
As a bodyhacker, he does not step back from experimenting with technology with his own body, and his vision is of a future where the human body has radically different capabilities than it does today.
Todays cyborgs are mostly older people. People with cochlear implants.
About 50,000 cochlear implants per year.
Internet of things speaks NFC, bluetooth and wifi. NFC implants can be used to communicate with IOT devices
NFC implant can be used for purchases.
Northsense – implanted compass
Moon Ribas has implant that communicates detected earthquakes – she does performance dance
Desktop > Handheld > Wearable > Implantable
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
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