Sunday, June 6, 2010

ISTAS 2010 @ UOW - robotics, cyborgs, ethics

Wish I was there! University of Wollongong this week hosts the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society. Keynote speakers include:

Professor Kevin Warwick "Cyborg 1.0, Cyborg 2.0 and the Future (Q&A)"

Dr Roger Clarke "The Challenge of Cyborg Rights"

Professor Gordon Wallace "Nanotechnology: Will it revolutionise health care?"

Professor John Weckert "In Defence of the Precautionary Principle"

Professor Rafael Capurro "Ethical Aspects of ICT Implants in the Human Body"

Dr Mark Gasson "Human Enhancement: Could you become infected with a computer virus?"

Amal Graafstra "Social-Technical Issues Facing the Humancentric RFID Implantee Sub-culture"

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