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Row for Peace from NYC this ANZAC Day, 25 April 2015

Written by Kiri Milburn.

ANZAC Day is just around the corner. This year, April 25 2015, marks the 100th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the Gallipoli Peninsula in World War I.   545 more words

New York

Cyberpunks and Cyborgs

Cyberpunk first came about in the 80’s as a spin off from the science fiction genre which was at its peak at this time. Literature and films of the cyberpunk family predominantly involved themes such as biotechnologically enhanced human bodies, human and machine symbiotic relationships and an anti corporatist, post industrial world. 396 more words

TED Lecture from the first person ever infected with a computer virus

Mark Gasson – the first person to be infected by a computer virus using an RFID device implanted in his hand. His TED lecture has the same name as his book: “Human implants: from invasive to pervasive”. 129 more words

Implantable Brain Chips

Meet the First Person 'Infected' By a Computer Virus

It may sound like something out of the next sci-fi thriller, but it appears humans and computers are now merging after a British scientist became the world’s first person to be infected with a computer virus. 156 more words


Human Infected with Computer Virus

A British scientist, Mark Gasson from the University of Reading has become the first human to be infected with a computer virus . He deliberately infected a RFID implant with malware and then had the device implanted into himself in a trial to see whether the virus could infect other external computer control systems . 72 more words


Man infects himself with computer virus

Soon your pacemaker could be infected with computer viruses?  This brings a whole new meaning to “cyber attacks.”  While this was just an experiment, it does indicate that there are potential problems in the future.

Just Fun

First Human Infected with Computer Virus

It may sound like something from the Weekly World News, but it seems a human being has actually been infected with a computer virus (more or less). 135 more words