DiscoverThe Portal29: Jamie Metzl - The Bio-Hacker will see you now, Ready or Not
29: Jamie Metzl - The Bio-Hacker will see you now, Ready or Not

29: Jamie Metzl - The Bio-Hacker will see you now, Ready or Not

Update: 2020-04-1226
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Former National Security analyst turned author Jamie Metzel has written a book called Hacking Darwin. The book attempts to use storytelling to explore where we are as the new era of rewriting our cells and ourselves gets into full swing. Here he sits down with Eric to explore the negatives and positives of our seemingly ineluctable future of God-like power to rewrite biology. Together they discuss the role of story telling and fiction in understanding cutting edge science, the limits of bio-hacking regulation and the rise of mainland China as the outlying superpower of state sponsored experimentation. 


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Chris Winn

Why does Eric misrepresent the source of the "Wuhan virus"? He calls it a fish market, in actuality it is a wet market. Does he do this verbal/mental trick for other subjects or is he genuinely ignorant? Where is his evidence for suggesting it came from a lab? Does he know that all zoonotic diseases, of which Covid-19 is one, originate in animals?

May 17th
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Jonathan Petherbridge

I kept imagining Nassim Taleb's voice rebutting this guy..

Apr 12th
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29: Jamie Metzl - The Bio-Hacker will see you now, Ready or Not

29: Jamie Metzl - The Bio-Hacker will see you now, Ready or Not