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Tweet Kenshiro robot body mirrors almost all the major muscles in a human, with 160 pulley-like "muscles"—50 in the legs, 76 in the trunk, 12 in the shoulder, and 22 in the neck. It has the most muscl...
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I have recently put up an article about transhumanism on my blog

http://tnem-pole-ved.blogspot.com.au/
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"There is another strain of biohacking which focuses on the possibilities for DIY genetics, but their work is far more theoretical than the hands on experiments performed by grinders."

Yep, DIY transhumanism is all about the magnetic implants craze. Okay.

http://www.theverge.com/2012/8/8/3177438/cyborg-america-biohackers-grinders-body-hackers
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There are wavelengths that people cannot see, there are sounds that people cannot hear, and maybe computers have thoughts that people cannot think.
- Richard Hamming
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Talk is cheap, and unfortunately prevalent in the transhumanist community. Case in point:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/10948503/Up-Wing-Priorities
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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/19/business/new-wave-of-adept-robots-is-changing-global-industry.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

"Mr. Graves wears headsets and is instructed by a computerized voice on where to go in the warehouse to gather or store products. A centralized computer the workers call The Brain dictates their speed. Managers know exactly what the workers do, to the precise minute." -- This is, like, right out of Manna.
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"Spiritual Transhumanism": The fastest way to ruin every attempt to make transhumanism a little more mainstream. At least most of these guys are confined to Second Life.

http://turingchurch.com/
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Neural augmentation for better senses has arrived! - (Optogenetic) Activation of specific interneurons improves V1 feature selectivity and visual perception http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11312.html
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This page is for discussion of human enhancement of all kinds, and enabling technologies: Bidirectional prosthethics, cognitive enhancement, machine-phase nanotechnology, cryonics, whole brain emulation, open manufacturing...