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Stelarc, a 72-year-old Australian, has an ear on his arm. Soon he hopes to attach a small microphone to it so people can, via the internet, listen to whatever it hears.  Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow – yes, that’s his legal name – has the chip from his Sydney travel card implanted into his hand.

Source: BBC Future

Date: February 8th, 2018

Link (includes video with graphic medical content): http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42989077

Discussion

1) What are some of the ethical issues surrounding “bodyhacking”?

2) What sorts of cyber-enhancements might make commercial sense for a possible student-run entrepreneurial startup?

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