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Seeking Perfection

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  1. 1. Seeking Perfection: An Overview #msf2010 | 2010.10.26 PROFESSOR ANDY MIAH, PHD | @andymiah
  2. 2. http://humanfutures.wordpress.com
  3. 3. HUMAN ENHANCEMENT CONTESTED VALUE ACCEPTED VALUE TRANSHUMAN b) i) flight ii) Teleportation TRANSHUMAN a) super height life-span intelligence memor y drugs health-span PGD (non-disease) cosmetic surgery leg lengthening innoculations flouridization of water ritalin
  4. 4. I’m a cyborg, but that’s ok
  5. 5. Stelarc: Evolution
  6. 6. Enhancement as function
  7. 7. Genetic selection Image from GATTACA courtesy of the director
  8. 8. Genetic Selection for Perfect Pitch? Photo: Kris Krug @kk
  9. 9. disabilityability
  10. 10. www.andymiah.net
  11. 11. AESTHETIC Inteventions Image courtesy of Pipilotti Rist
  12. 12. Stelarc Extra Ear, Ear on Arm
  13. 13. TRANSGENIC alterations Image by Eduardo Kac
  14. 14. Brandon Ballengee, DFA 19, Io Scanner Photograph of Cleared and Stained Multi-limbed Pacific Tree frog from Aptos, California in Scientific Collaboration with Dr. Stanley K. Sessions. MALAMP titles in collaboration with the poet KuyDelair.
  15. 15. HUMAN ENHANCEMENT CONTESTED VALUE ACCEPTED VALUE TRANSHUMAN b) i) flight ii) Teleportation TRANSHUMAN a) super height life-span intelligence memor y drugs health-span PGD (non-disease) cosmetic surgery leg lengthening innoculations flouridization of water ritalin
  16. 16. ACCUMULATION OF CAPITAL BIOCULTURAL
  17. 17. From chance to choice

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