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The rise of a robot state? New frontiers for growing the productivity of government services | British Politics and Policy at LSE

The rise of a robot state? New frontiers for growing the productivity of government services | British Politics and Policy at LSE | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
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Automisation of governmental processes that used to require human presence or direct control and the effects on productivity.

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Why The Human Body Will Be The Next Computer Interface

Why The Human Body Will Be The Next Computer Interface | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
By now you’ve probably heard a lot about wearables, living services, the Internet of Things, and smart materials.
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Technosocial hybridity and the history of the "communion of humans with the built world"

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New Left Project | Articles | Biology in an Age of Technoscience

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Techno-social hybridity in context of science; Sociology and science mutually produce one another. 

 A useful reminder that we need different disciplines to understand the world but none of them can ever be useful on their own; interdisciplinarity and cultural and social convergence. An organism can never be understood as separate from its environment. 

 

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Is It Time To Take Cyborg Rights Seriously? A Q&A With Neil Harbisson.

Is It Time To Take Cyborg Rights Seriously? A Q&A With Neil Harbisson. | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
This article arises from Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University. On Feb.
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living permanently with a tech device that enables a colour-blind to"hear" colour; the perks and challenges of life as a cyborg

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Counting every moment

Counting every moment | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
THE idea of measuring things to chart progress towards a goal is commonplace in large organisations. Governments tot up trade figures, hospital waiting times and...

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Self-tracking and the quantified self through new digital technologies

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Google’s Driver-less Car and Morality

Google’s Driver-less Car and Morality | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
Within two or three decades the difference between automated driving and human driving will be so great you may not be legally allowed to drive your own car, and even if you are allowed, it would be immoral of you to drive, because the risk of you...
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Parag Khanna: 'So long, information age. Hello, hybrid age' (Wired UK)

Parag Khanna: 'So long, information age. Hello, hybrid age' (Wired UK) | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
Answer the following question, with confidence if you can: from which sector will the first trillion-dollar company come?
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Get To Know Our Coming Human-Technology Civilization

Get To Know Our Coming Human-Technology Civilization | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
One 26-year-old says more than half his memories come from his online life. A Japanese man marries a voluptuous digital avatar. A corporate laboratory implants memories in 7-year-olds, convincing them they swam with dolphins.
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How Google Glass Could Revolutionize Healthcare

How Google Glass Could Revolutionize Healthcare | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
Will Google's new augmented display product be a game-changer for the healthcare? Here are some possible uses for physicians, patients, and industry.

Via Deborah Lupton
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technology becoming so embedded in all sectors of our daily lives.

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Technology Is Starting To Give People Superpowers, Like Telekinesis

Technology Is Starting To Give People Superpowers, Like Telekinesis | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
In the summer of 1935, a pair of Bavarian climbers arrived in the Bernese Alps, hoping to become the first people ever to scale the monstrous north face of the mountain known as the Eiger. On their first day, they made good progress.
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Developing more and more tools to 'master' nature more and more effectively. 

 

technology beating science at making advances: We may not have gotten any closer to being able to put memory chips in our brains, but who needs those when we’re all walking around with the entire contents of the global Internet in our pockets—or on our faces?

 

raises ethical issues...

 

 

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BBC World Service - Discovery, What if… we could all become cyborgs?

BBC World Service - Discovery, What if… we could all become cyborgs? | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
Dr Andrew Holding meets some of the people straddling the line between man and machine.
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Why Brands Are Already Looking at Google Glass, and Why Apple Should Be Worried

Why Brands Are Already Looking at Google Glass, and Why Apple Should Be Worried | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
Experts say product could kill smartphones, alter marketing landscape for years to come
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just a gimmick or new way of techno-social life? 

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This Is What Apple's Curved Glass iWatch Might Look Like

This Is What Apple's Curved Glass iWatch Might Look Like | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
An iPhone on your wrist.
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wearable technology as a daily part of our lives; techno-social hybrid assemblages

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30 Innovations That Will Change The World

30 Innovations That Will Change The World | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
Breakthroughs in science, energy and health.
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How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends | TechCrunch

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends | TechCrunch | Techno-social hybridity | Scoop.it
Activity streams and social networks now represent a fundamental aspect of the modern application. We use activity streams on Twitter to converse in 140 characters or less.
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