We Are Superman

March 4, 2013 in Daily Bulletin

Will Oremus writes that when seen from the perspective of those who lived less than a century ago, we’re rapidly turning into super-humans:

  • Wearable technologies such as ultralight fabrics, or strength enhancing suits make us capable of incredible feats of strength and endurance.
  • Our knowledge capabilities have been extended as we have the entire internet in our pocket.
  • Scientists have demonstrated that telekinesis is possible. One quadriplegic woman fed herself chocolate with a robotic arm she controlled with her mind.
  • Drugs such as Adderall also boost our focus and capabilities.

Read more about how we’ve entered the age of the Superman, and what this age will look like going forwards over here.

Source: Slate