Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science

Part 3: Homo Techno

Episode 103 | 56m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

“Homo Techno” features stories—including that of a paralyzed former gang member who received brain implants allowing him to move a robotic arm by pure thought—that prompt Lightman to think about how advances in science and technology are causing us to evolve into a new species, Homo Techno, part human and part machine. What essential qualities will we want to preserve? Curiosity? Anger? Love?

Aired: 01/07/23

Expires: 03/07/23

Rating: TV-G

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