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News / Tuesday, December 7th, 2004
BBC NEWS | Technology | When technology gets personal

I’ve often wondered to what extent technology could become and will become integrated within our lifestyles and personal being. With wearable technologies being pushed further and further, it’s only a matter of time before advances in miniaturization and hardware including bio-technology advancement allow for completely transparent technology applications that, through their incorporation within our being, become part of who we are. Convenience and ease of use is one thing, but I like being able to take my watch off at the end of the day; I’m not so sure I want my technology embedded in my clothing or screened onto my skin. This article explores what some might call a trend toward a cyborg-like future.

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