In the future we all will be part-robots. My predictions are that in a thousand years we will [physically] disappear from this world – says Richard van Hooijdonk in an interview with z Michał Rolecki and Anna Zagórna
The first cybernetic sculpture was created by an artist from Poland. Initially greeted with enthusiasm, it disappeared without a trace.
From a purely technical point of view, we are quite well advanced in bionics. We are getting a lot of progress, better computer technologies, better battery powers. But our benchmark is the performance of healthy people. And from that point of view, we are still far away, says Robert Riener in conversation with Maciej Chojnowski
Robots are the future of orthopedics. If a hospital in a state in the USA buys a robot and others don’t, 30 percent of their patients move to where the machine is used for operations. We’ve seen one of such robots in… Ostrów Mazowiecka.
We should embrace drones, but also question it as we go forward, says James Rogers from London School of Economics in conversation with Maciej Chojnowski.
For us, it’s not only the matter of technical but also mental innovations. It’s about a new approach. This is our motto. Justyna Orłowska and Anotni Rytel, GovTech Polska, in conversation with Maciej Chojnowski
The thing that makes people attracted to transhumanism is often the longing for their loved ones or the fear to lose them, says Ada Florentyna Pawlak in conversation with Monika Redzisz.
If enhancing humans proves successful, each of us will have to be enhanced. Otherwise, we will face widening social disparities, says professor Stuart Russell.
We are witnessing the final years of an industrial revolution in which routine, repeatable work is taken over by machines. And it’s a good thing, because it frees people to regain their talents, creativity, emotions. Paweł Łuksza and Dmitry Sudakov, the authors of the “Atlas of Emerging Jobs”, in conversation with Michał Rolecki.