When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

In this futuristic-ally-inspired article, the Guardian begs the question: At the borderline of technology and biology, ‘bodyhacking’ pioneers are defying nature to redesign their own bodies. The revolution of the transhumans, if you will. But is this really the future? Will the nirvana foretold by science fiction – in which biology and technology would fuse and…

From inboxing to thought showers: how business bullshit took over

From inboxing to thought showers: how business bullshit took over

Let’s reconsider the power of words for a moment, as the Guardian challenges the phenomena of business bullshit. A certain amount of empty talk is certainly unavoidable when humans gather together in large groups, but the kind of bullshit through which we all have to wade every day is a remarkably recent creation, this articles states….

The US healthcare system – compared to other countries

The US healthcare system – compared to other countries

The Guardian reports that despite US legislation in 2010 that moved the country closer to achieving universal healthcare, costs have continued to rise and nearly 26 million Americans are still uninsured according to the Congressional Budget Office. As Republicans decide whether to repeal or replace the struggling healthcare policy, how does the existing US healthcare…