Research says most of us would change something about ourselves if we could. But many fear human augmentation could be reserved for the rich — and that our bodies could even be the target for cybercriminals.
New research released today has uncovered widespread enthusiasm for human augmentation — the process of augmenting or improving the human body with technology.
The research — commissioned by security firm Kaspersky — found that 92 percent of us would change a physical aspect of ourselves if we could while nearly two thirds (63 percent) of us would consider augmenting our bodies with technology to improve them — either permanently or temporarily. [Read more…] about Our Cyborg Future: 16-nation study finds support for human augmentation