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3D Printed Limbs: A Cultural As Well As A Technological Shift

Is new technology truly available just because it’s technically available? The Critical Making lab is hard at work on creating 3D printed prosthetics for Ugandan amputees but it’ll take a cultural, as well as a technological, change to really make the program take flight. Read the story here.

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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