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Cerebrolysin - First Impressions

5/5/2018
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Two cyborgs share their first thoughts after beginning a 4-week course of Cerebrolysin-- an cocktail of neural peptides that has been very successful in the treatment of certain types of dementia and Alzheimers. This augmentation is an exciting step because there is some evidence that Cerebrolysin also can improve cognitive function in healthy adults.

Duration:00:16:38

Cyborg Religion

4/21/2018
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Will we soon see a cyborg religion? Two cyborgs consider ritualizing implant procedure, diefying technology, and worshiping artificial intelligence.

Duration:00:09:17

First Recap

4/7/2018
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Its been a long strange trip. Listen in as two cyborgs recap some of thier favorite topics from past episodes.

Duration:00:13:46

Nectome

3/24/2018
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Two cyborgs discuss Nectome --a startup that advertises to fully preserve your brain including the full connectome at the nanometer scale. As one would expect, there are pros and cons to the procedure. On one hand, this could be a big step toward mind uploading while on the other there is the fact that the procedure is 100% fatal.

Duration:00:15:05

Ambidexterity

3/10/2018
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Some studies hint that ambidexterity may improve cognitive function. While this may not be a true augmentation, it is something that if developed, may have multi-faceted benefits. Listen in as two cyborgs

Duration:00:12:38

Eyeglasses and Coffee

2/24/2018
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Human augmentation is not new. Listen in as two cyborgs chat about a couple of the first biohacks that have become so common that we no longer think of them as hacking at all

Duration:00:07:51

Cerebrolysin

1/27/2018
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Two cyborgs talk about Cerebrolysin - an interesting nootropic backed by credible scientific research. Is this upgrade worth the stress of repeated IM injections? Lets consider.

Duration:00:17:50

Fourty-Two

1/13/2018
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What is the answer to the Ultimate question of Life, The Universe, and Everything? Two cyborgs have the answer

Duration:00:22:56

Cyborg Parenting

12/16/2017
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How does a cyborg raise children? As a new dad, Tim's approach is a little different. Listen in as two cyborgs talk about ways to potentially accelerate early development.

Duration:00:13:44

Brian's Musings

12/2/2017
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While Tim is offline to bring a new human into the universe, Brian considers the state and value of grinding today. Listen in as one cyborg ponders the nature of human augmentation in today's world.

Duration:00:11:30

Brain Games

11/18/2017
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Not all augmentations need be electronic or mechanical-- a recent study shows that working memory can be increased in the human brain by 30%. Listen in as two cyborgs chat about games that are intended to expand cognition.

Duration:00:10:51

Halloween 2017

10/21/2017
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Duration:00:05:41

Rise of the Sexbots

10/7/2017
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Advances in robotics have touched every area of our lives. Indeed, the field of robotics has revolutionized every science and many industries... but can it replace the world's oldest profession? Two cyborgs chat about this brave new frontier.

Duration:00:17:24

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains

9/23/2017
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We've all heard about Bitcoin, but did you know that there are many more digital currencies and that the underlying technology has potential far greater than simply moving money from one place to another? Listen in as two cyborgs discuss this new technology.

Duration:00:27:50

Reactions to Augmented Humans

9/9/2017
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Two cyborgs have seen a range of responses to thier cyborg exploits ranging from fear to excitement. Join in as they discuss the reactions they've seen from the people around them.

Duration:00:10:32

DefCon25

8/26/2017
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DefCon is one of the world's largest hacker conventions. Brian was lucky enough to attend in 2017. Listen in as two cyborgs talk about the hacker conference and how biohacking may soon be part of the event.

Duration:00:07:09

Chemical Body Enhancement

8/12/2017
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Whether its a cup of coffee to start the day or an ibuprofen to get through it, most of us use performance enhancing substances. Two cyborgs talk about the many ways people use chemicals to enhance their physiology.

Duration:00:13:09

Exoskeletons

7/29/2017
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Two cyborgs love exoskeletons-- a mechanical augmentation that can give your body added strength, durability, and stamina. Listen in as Brian and Tim discuss these relatively new devices.

Duration:00:13:32

NAD Precursors to Fight Aging

7/15/2017
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Recent research has revealed a primary cause of age related disease and possibly aging itself. Two cyborgs talk about NAD precursors and share the results of their personal experiences with Nicotinamide Mononucleotide.

Duration:00:16:34

Gender in a Posthuman Society

6/17/2017
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With recent advances in the medical sciences, gender is becoming increasingly configurable. Two cyborgs discuss potential options that may be available and how this affects a person's identity.

Duration:00:12:11

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