Recent technological developments have made possible the creation of plastic antibodies, as well as organ printing systems which could eventually find widespread commercialization. This disturbing trend predicts the future development of human-machine hybrid systems, launching our species into a trans-human, if not altogether post-human phase of (d)evolution.
Are we living in the last days of being wild and 'natural' humans? We take for granted that our thoughts are private, owned by us, and always will be. The other day, I took some photos of wild geese in Canada, but when I blew up the photos, I was dumbfounded to see white plastic collars on their necks, with numbers. These tracking numbers were RFID tags of sorts. RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Devices), is a tracking technology.
On a popular online deal today, I saw vitamin infused 'chocolate candy'. These delicious candied morsels are infused with probiotics, calcium, and vitamin D3, then covered in creamy milk chocolate. Sounds good? Maybe a bit like yogurt with probiotics? Are these getting us psychologically ready for 'special' future medical food, without a 'need’ for vaccines?