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“I loved Hybrid Humans. It is modest, wise … and a way of looking at the future without nostalgia for the past” Jeanette Winterson

“Harry Parker has explored the cutting edge of interaction between humanity, computing and AI … a captivating and cautionary travel guide to a new world” Gavin Francis, author of Adventures in Human Being

Is your mobile phone thinking for you? Do your rely more on Google than your own memory?

Harry Parker’s life changed overnight, when he lost his legs to an IED in Afghanistan. That took him into an often surprising landscape of a very human kind of hacking, and he wondered, are all humans hybrids?

Whether it’s putting on contact lenses every day or DIY biohackers tinkering in garages, Parker introduces us to the exhilarating breadth of human invention – and intervention. Grappling with his own new identity and disability, he discovers the latest robotics, tech and implants that might lead us to powerful, liberating possibilities for what a body can be.