Live: “Better, Stronger, Faster” – A World Science Festival Event


Better, Stronger, Faster: The Future Of The Bionic Body

Date: Saturday May 31, 2014
Time: 02:00 PM-03:30 PM
Venue: Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
Moderator: Bill Blakemore
Participants: John DonoghueJennifer FrenchJoseph J. FinsP. Hunter Peckham

The deaf begin to hear. The blind begin to see. Once damaged hearts begin to pump blood. Forget “wearable tech”—we’ve entered a zone where deploying engineering and circuitry inside the human body can help erase disabilities and, more controversially, enhance human capacities beyond their evolutionary limits. Peek into a future where technology will have the capacity to make us stronger, faster and by some measures, better.

Catch the livestream coverage of this event here and follow my liveblogging coverage here.


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