We are all cyborgs now

January 28, 2011, 1 min read

Amber Case is a cyborg anthropologist, examining the way humans and technology interact and evolve together.

Technology is evolving us, says Amber, as we become a screen-staring, button-clicking new version of homo sapiens. We now rely on “external brains” (cell phones and computers) to communicate, remember, even live out secondary lives.

But will these machines ultimately connect or conquer us? Case offers surprising insight into our cyborg selves.