The Resource Enhancing me : the hope and the hype of human enhancement, Pete Moore, (electronic resource)

Enhancing me : the hope and the hype of human enhancement, Pete Moore, (electronic resource)

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Enhancing me : the hope and the hype of human enhancement
Title
Enhancing me
Title remainder
the hope and the hype of human enhancement
Statement of responsibility
Pete Moore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Science is developing more and more potential for human beings to enhance themselves. The pace of change is rapid, and some people are already warning that we are heading for a post-human future populated by ever-lasting, self-sustaining intelligence systems into which the contents of a human mind have been poured... Is this true? In Enhancing Me, Pete Moore examines the ways in which technology can change our bodies, our brains, our emotions, and how long we live. He talks to people who have actually been 'enhanced' to find out what it's like and how beneficial it is; and to the experts to
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Pete
Dewey number
174.29
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
R855.3
LC item number
.M66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Science Museum TechKnow Series
Series volume
v.2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biotechnology
  • Human body
  • Genetic engineering
  • Medical technology
  • Medical technology
Label
Enhancing me : the hope and the hype of human enhancement, Pete Moore, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Enhancing Me: The Hope and the Hype of Human Enhancement; Contents; Introduction; I: Longer Than Life; 1: Techno Fixes; 2: Maintain and Repair; 3: Uploading; II: Brighter Than Life; 4: Let's Stretch; 5: In Touch with the Brain; 6: Maxing Memory; III: BETTER THAN LIFE; 7: Conformity in Enhancement; 8: Adding Technology; 9: Better and Beyond; IV: FASTER THAN LIFE; 10: Restoring Function; 11: Doping - Drugs and Genes; 12: Sporting Superhumans; V: HYPE OR HOPE?; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612342653
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000724965
  • (EBL)470656
  • (OCoLC)609849647
  • (SSID)ssj0000295306
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11225719
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000295306
  • (PQKBWorkID)10314753
  • (PQKB)10224906
  • (OCoLC)650017308
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC470656
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000724965
Label
Enhancing me : the hope and the hype of human enhancement, Pete Moore, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Enhancing Me: The Hope and the Hype of Human Enhancement; Contents; Introduction; I: Longer Than Life; 1: Techno Fixes; 2: Maintain and Repair; 3: Uploading; II: Brighter Than Life; 4: Let's Stretch; 5: In Touch with the Brain; 6: Maxing Memory; III: BETTER THAN LIFE; 7: Conformity in Enhancement; 8: Adding Technology; 9: Better and Beyond; IV: FASTER THAN LIFE; 10: Restoring Function; 11: Doping - Drugs and Genes; 12: Sporting Superhumans; V: HYPE OR HOPE?; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612342653
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000724965
  • (EBL)470656
  • (OCoLC)609849647
  • (SSID)ssj0000295306
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11225719
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000295306
  • (PQKBWorkID)10314753
  • (PQKB)10224906
  • (OCoLC)650017308
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC470656
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000724965

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