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Name: Dan Geile

From: New York

Bio: Systems Engineer

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: Information Infrastructure

Headline: Data-embedded cyberhuman evolution

Nutshell: Humans will evolve into a species with embedded devices that allow us to communicate and utilize global datasystems inherently rather than through peripheral devices.

Vision: Humans will be evolving more rapidly through electronic, embedded devices that allow us to be permanently connected to other humans and networked systems giving us an inherent ability to track and be tracked by the "system."

Some say this is similar to the "mark of the beast" concept, but I say it is a prophecy that is destined to occur, just as the invention of the wheel.

We will be embedded to increase our life longevity, to intercommunicate with ourselves, others and the internet system as a whole. The world will then be able to evolve into a society that may achieve life off the planet surface.

It is so cool, let's hope we will have a choice of connectivity and privacy built into this connectivity.

Dan Geile

Date Submitted: 12/11/2004

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