Roundtable

Roundtable: Will we all be cyborgs in the future?

It's the belief that we can evolve beyond nature - fusing technology with mankind. Is the future transhuman? Or are we cyborgs already? We as humans have barely changed in 100,000 years, but the technology that we have created constantly evolves. The transhumanists among us might say we're in danger of becoming the weakest link and, to keep up, we need to find ways to merge ourselves with the artificial. To an extent we're doing that already, with pacemakers and hearing aids. But the enhanced human of the future could be on another level altogether. At the Roundtable was Professor Massimo Pigliucci, a professor of Philosophy at City College in New York; Neil Harbisson, the co-founder of The Cyborg Foundation, and who's officially recognised by the British government as the first human cyborg; Professor Kevin Warwick, a Cybernetics specialist; and Alex Pearlman, a technology journalist and bioethicist. Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

Roundtable: Human Enhancement

Roundtable: Human Enhancement

Roundtable: What medical breakthroughs are imminent?

Roundtable: What medical breakthroughs are imminent?

Roundtable: What medical breakthroughs are imminent?

Roundtable: What medical breakthroughs are imminent?

Roundtable:  Medical breakthroughs

Roundtable: Medical breakthroughs

Iran nuclear deal: Can the EU be a peace broker?

Iran nuclear deal: Can the EU be a peace broker?

MYANMAR COUP: Is the EU doing enough?

MYANMAR COUP: Is the EU doing enough?

UK VARIANT: Spreading worldwide?

UK VARIANT: Spreading worldwide?

KOSOVO'S FUTURE: Can new leadership bring political stability?

KOSOVO'S FUTURE: Can new leadership bring political stability?

EASTERN EUROPE VACCINES: GEOPOLITICAL BATTLE?

EASTERN EUROPE VACCINES: GEOPOLITICAL BATTLE?

TOURISM IN EUROPE: Can the summer season be saved?

TOURISM IN EUROPE: Can the summer season be saved?

UK CHINA RELATIONS

UK CHINA RELATIONS

France Extremism Law

France Extremism Law

BELARUS PROTESTS: Is the revolution over?

BELARUS PROTESTS: Is the revolution over?

POWERING EUROPE: Denmark's Energy Island

POWERING EUROPE: Denmark's Energy Island

NORTHERN IRELAND BREXIT

NORTHERN IRELAND BREXIT

PIPELINE POLITICS

PIPELINE POLITICS

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