Susan notes: inspired by a list of 20 TED Talks for Anthropologists compiled by Master’s Degree and posted here.
1) Amber Case: We are all cyborgs now
Technology is evolving us, says Amber Case, as we become a screen-staring, button-clicking new version of homo sapiens. We now rely on "external brains" (cell phones and computers) to communicate, remember, even live out secondary lives. But will these machines ultimately connect or conquer us? Case offers surprising insight into our cyborg selves.