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Is a Prosthetic A Limb or Just A Piece of Property?

In a perfect future, the Critical Making lab will have outfitted a prosthetic limb on everyone who needs one. But as technology becomes more advanced, the divide between person and prosthetic becomes thinner. Motherboard explores the legal ramifications of improved prosthetics and asks whether damage to a prosthetic should count as personal or property damage.

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About Rowena McGowan

Rowena is a second year Museum Studies student at the iSchool and curator at Semaphore lab. Having read 'I, Robot' at a formative age, she is fascinated by technology's potential to make the world a better place.

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