Title: Technological Biteback
Subtitle: Theme intro
Notes: Fifth Estate #394, Summer 2015 — Technology
SKU: FE-0394-00004977-0013-00005564

While many of us dream of green forests and a restored natural world, there are others who embrace the machine to the extent of desiring to become one. Echoing the horrors of dystopian sci-fi novels, transhumanism and singularity advocates celebrate the merging of the human brain with computers. But, this grotesque movement comes at a time when there is growing apprehension of what technological Frankensteins have created.

In this section, we examine how quickly paradigms can change and the impact of cyber-technology.