The Dream of Augmented Humans Endures, Despite Skepticism

December 20, 2018

(The Japan Times) – Brain implants, longer lives, genetically modified humans: For the prophets of “transhumanism” — the scientifically assisted evolution of humans beyond our current limitations — it is just a matter of time. But many scientists insist that some problems are not so easily solved. Sooner or later, they argue, the movement that crystallized in the can-do culture of 1980s California will hit the brick wall of the scientifically impossible.