Transhumanism is the belief that the human race can evolve beyond its current limitations through the use of science and technology. However, will our accelerating transformation into cyborgs be a form of transcendence or are we building our own prisons of technology? This class will combine the design of new body/machine interfaces with learning relevant technical skills in electronics, digital fabrication, and programming. With a focus on building wearable devices, human augmentation, and alternative, more visceral forms of communication, students from MIT, Brown, and RISD will work in groups to conceptualize, prototype, and finally build functioning versions of their ideas in whatever form they will take.
More details are available on the application! Keep your eyes peeled for posters around campus as well. The application is due December 15th at midnight. Decisions will by turned around by the 22nd. More exact information on location and requisites will come to those accepted.
Fill out an application here! http://bit.ly/1dsJAty
Organized by Brown + RISD STEAM + MIT Media lab
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