How the Internet is Becoming Part of Us

Sunday, July 19, 2015

How the Internet is Becoming Part of Us


Transhumanism


The author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind says the merging of man and machine will be the “greatest evolution in biology."
 


Professor Yuval Noah Harari at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind says the merging of man and machine will be the “greatest evolution in biology.”

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"I think it is likely in the next 200 years or so Homo sapiens will upgrade themselves into some idea of a divine being."


“I think it is likely in the next 200 years or so Homo sapiens will upgrade themselves into some idea of a divine being, either through biological manipulation or genetic engineering of by the creation of cyborgs, part organic part non-organic. It will be the greatest evolution in biology since the appearance of life. Nothing really has changed in four billion years biologically speaking. But we will be as different from today’s humans as chimps are now from us.”

But what role will the internet and all its devices – ever smaller and ever closer to us – play in this great evolution. The BBC and Dassault Systemes have prepared the following infographic:


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SOURCE  BBC Future


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