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A vision for the future

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Name: Guido Alvarez

From: Virginia

Bio: Ph.D. student in Media, Fine Arts, and Literature + design educator

Area of Expertise: Futurist/Consultant

Topic: Controversial Issues

Headline: Cyborg

Nutshell: Neuronet®


As nanotechnology is "revealed" to the public and social networking is becoming an integral part of our daily activities the future will bring along the immersion of electronic technology into the brain using a hybrid of crystals and neurons to bring the web inside our heads. What is controversial about it is that WE WILL WELCOME IT. Becoming a Cyborg will evolve from a high-end product to a commodity and eventually a need to survive in the future.

Date Submitted: May 19, 2008