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I learned today that your hearings aids make you kind of a superhuman. Having said that, so many things that we use today already make us superhumans. Phones that give us access to the entire world of information is an obvious example of this. Smart watches that are affixed to us that do all sorts of things for us.

One interesting thought here: in a sense, even a paper journal is an augmenting device that makes us superhuman by allowing us to offload memory out of brain and onto the journal for future retrieval.

The main differences between these examples are:

1) The smart devices are a clear step up from a paper journal in that they are connected to the world of information via the internet.

2) Your hearing aid doesn't require you to look at the device in order to get access to 'everything'. You are one step closer to the borg than the rest of us, Trevin.

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