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Beyond Human

Beyond Human

This series explores a brave new world in which people are becoming more like machines and machines more like people. This time of tremendous technological change and even smaller and more powerful computer chips fuels some fantastic new visions about the future.

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  • Body Electric (#101)

    The first program looks at miniscule machines that may become part of human bodies: robots coursing through the blood stream to battle cancer cells one on one; virtual vision systems projected directly into the cerebral cortex; or computers designed to interface with nervous systems. [55 minutes]

  • Living Machines (#102)

    This program investigates the smart machines and robots that may one day run society and do work for humans. To explore this strange new era, the program integrates live action with extensive animation and visual effects. [55 minutes]

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