We tend to view busyness as success. We are always talking about how many meetings we have, how many emails are in our inboxes, how many hours we work in a week, etc…In order to keep up with this pace we already augment ourselves with things like caffeine pills and coffee. We want to find ways to work harder, smarter and longer.
But could we see a different type of augmentation in the future? One possible scenario we could see emerge is a slightly scary one, but one that is not hard to imagine. Could we get to the point where we genetically edit out our need for sleep? Will we implant robotic arms and legs so that we can lift more? Will we get to the point where we can download information to our brain?
How far are we willing to go to augment ourselves in the new world of work? Could we become the robots, the very things we were scared would take over our jobs?
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