Professor Andy Miah, director of the Creative Futures Institute at the University of the West of Scotland
Steve Fuller, Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology in the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick
Kevin Warwick, Professor of Cybernetics at the University of Reading
We may not be fully aware of what "human enhancement" will really entail (Image: Shutterstock)
Any mention of cyborgs or superpowers evokes fantastical images from the realms of science fiction and comic books. Our visions of humans with enhanced capabilities are borne of our imaginations and the stories we tell. In reality, though, enhanced humans already exist ... and they don't look like Marvel characters. As different human enhancement technologies advance at different rates, they bleed into society gradually and without fanfare. What's more, they will increasingly necessitate discussion about areas that are often overlooked – what are the logistics and ethics of being superhuman? Gizmag spoke to a number of experts to find out.
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