Whether we’re using technology to help treat us medically or are using it to simply enhance and/or augment ourselves out of the sheer joy of doing so, the future doesn’t appear to be a purely biological human’s world. No, the future will be the testing ground of humanity’s next step: cyborgism. And with that step we will forever change what it means to be human and, as a result, change how we interact with the world. It is certainly an amazing time to be alive. Welcome to the future!
Uber and Toyota
Becoming what would seem like an unlikely partnership, automanufacturer Toyota has partnered up with ride-sharing service Uber to help collaborate and provide auto leases to the company’s drivers. SOURCE
As a result of a collaboration between Seoul National University and UC Berkeley, researchers have developed a robotic cockroach which will not only crawl like a roach, but is also capable of jumping five feet in the air. SOURCE
The FDA has recently given the greenlight to the development and sale of an implant called Probuphine, which is said will help patients combat opioid addiction. SOURCE