Exoskeleton technology is at its infancy right now but because a third of the worlds population suffers from mobility issues
Have you heard much science-talk in the presidential debates? Or on the campaign trail? Or maybe in interviews by the leading candidates? Me neither. Yet, nothing is going to change our lives more in the next 10 years than the radical science and technology starting to engulf us.
It's all in the mechanical legs.
The exoskeleton walked me down the floor -- one leg at a time. It was a strange feeling, like someone had taken control of my body.
But first, scientists have to figure out how to make exoskeletons flexible.
What is happening to our species is we are becoming far more than just human. All around us incredible advances in technology are changing and improving us.
I'm in the very early stages of preparing a campaign to try to run in the 2016 election for US President. I'll be doing it as a transhumanist for the Transhumanist Party, a political organization I recently founded that seeks to use science and technology to radically improve the human being and the society we live in.
This article originally appeared on Forbes - Disruption and Democracy. Check out my upcoming book, Identified: How They Are
This is going to change society dramatically, and in fact, it already has.
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