Transhumanism: Where Physical and Digital Worlds Meld

IEEE Spectrum  October 3, 2019 According to IEEE Digital Reality Initiative human augmentation and machine augmentation are converging, creating a new symbiotic creature. Some of the indicators are: Digital twins – can be created from anything physical that is wired for data with sensors, including you and me; Smart machines can be made by four types of intelligence – embedded, shared, collective, and emerging; Augmenting humans – physical performance with exoskeletons and smart glasses, advances in prosthetics, are further extensions of our physical and mental abilities. Ethical concerns are likely to arise. It is important to consider the consequences…read more. […]