Cybor sex robots
To think about the futures might contribute to their emergence.
For instance, while based at Columbia University (New York), he was able to control a robotic arm placed at the University of Reading .
Reflecting on gender within a posthuman paradigm, I saw the need to create a dialogue with the researchers directly involved in designing some of the technological futures.
Such a move generated a highly productive exchange.
The signal was picked up by a computer on his arrival to the building of Cybernetics, at the University of Reading; it was set to open doors, turn on the lights and read his e-mails.
The second and most famous experiment dates back to 2002, when a one hundred electrode array was surgically implanted into the median nerve fibres of his left arm.