Humans as a species are a creative, resilient, and adaptive bunch. We learned to harness the power of fire, to sustain large populations with agricultural technology, to prevent and treat disease with modern medicines, and much more! Now we're venturing into a whole new world of adaptation, technology, and change with the emergence of human enhancement and augmentation.
Upon completion of this course, you will:
- Define augmented humanity and human enhancement.
- Discuss ways that humans as a species may be “augmented” today.
- Discuss how speech recognition, machine learning, advances in assisted reproductive technologies and sensors are changing humanity.
- Discuss ethical implications for human enhancement.
Target Audience: K-12 Educators
Time to Complete Course: 2-5 hours