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The robot invasion has already begun

Posted by Ms. Gadget
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Megan Ellis is a New Media student and young journalist at Rhodes University.
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on Sunday, 27 May 2012
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Now we know that we are nowhere near crafting artificial intelligence like C3P0 and R2D2 to help us save the galaxy from the Empire, but I know that scientists have created some mechanical marvels already. 

Robots are no longer confined to the realm of many-a-geeks' fantasies, but rather they are fast becoming essential tools in the world of technological development. 

Futurescape: Human purity a lesser concern

Posted by Ryc0v
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on Monday, 14 May 2012
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Transhumanism is hotly contested by many 'though-leaders' of development theories, all around the world.

(Transhumanism, be all that you can be, or be ungodly?)

Human augmentation is a long way off. Especially the kind of augmentation I've been writing about, the sci-fi, becoming a genius overnight, incredible reaction time stuff. So why is it such a contentious topic?

We've been using technology and medicine to enhance human qualities for quite some time, from surgery to inoculations. What we need to wonder, is when does something stop being ok, and start being aberrational?