About Peter Joosten MSc

Peter Joosten is futurist, biohacker en spreker. Hij geeft lezingen, webinars en workshops over mensverbetering en de impact daarvan op de mens en maatschappij. Naast spreker is hij ook auteur van de boeken Biohacking en Supermens, podcastmaker en gastdocent bij de TU Eindhoven.

My personal update 2023

What are my plans for 2023 and how was 2022? In this article, like last year, I share what stood out and caught my eye. Both in my own business and in my personal life. My company My main source of income is lecturing, both online and offline. In the process, I also started giving more workshops last year. Webinars Because of the pandemic, I gave several more webinars in the first few months of the year. These assignments stood ...

2022-12-27T11:56:25+02:00By |0 Comments

These are the (technological) trends for 2023

What are the most relevant and exciting trends for 2023? In this article, I discuss my fascination with technological developments, such as artificial intelligence, automation, generative AI, synthetic biology and precision fermentation. But not only technology is relevant. What is going on around climate change and what are social issues? Finally, I interviewed four future thinkers about their vision of 2023, namely Thomas D'hooge and Lien De Ruyck, Stefan Buijsman and Marjolein Pijnappels. Lien and Thomas Marjolein Stefan Technological developments ...

2023-02-17T14:18:45+02:00By |0 Comments

Genetic Engineering in Humans. 5 Examples

Genetic manipulation and modification in humans. What is the CRISPR/Cas9 technology about? How does it work? What are the pros and cons? What are the examples of where it is already happening? What are the consequences? I will explain all of this in this article. How does CRISPR/Cas9? CRISPR means Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. Together with the enzyme Cas9, scientists can use this technology to process DNA very accurately. This is a form of genetic modification. The terms ...

2022-12-21T15:04:12+02:00By |0 Comments

Top 8 tech trends of 2021

Wow! The year 2021 is almost over. I don't know about you, but with the pandemic, the year feels like a blur. Sometimes I think: 'Did the pandemic start this year or last year?' Aside from COVID, there was still plenty going on in the world. And you can find all kinds of reminiscences, from politics, to sports and showbiz. Developments 2021 Below, I therefore share the eight moments that stood out to me. From brain games to genetic modification ...

2022-12-21T15:17:12+02:00By |0 Comments

What are Cyborgs? Definition, Movies & 8 Examples

Cyborg. What are Cyborgs? Definition, meaning, philosophy (with Cyborg Manifesto), movies (my top 5!), companies & 8 examples of cyborgs. What is a cyborg? What is a cyborg? The word cyborg comes from the term cybernetic organism: the physical amalgamation of human and machine. Other terms for cyborg are artificial human, a mix of human and machine, or a bionic human. The examples that most appeal to the imagination come from films, series and books. I personally think of Inspector ...

2022-12-21T14:58:06+02:00By |2 Comments

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Netflix): a Tender Series

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a series on Netflix. The series is based on the computer game Cyberpunk 2077. What is my review of the series and the game? Plus: an explanation of the Cyberpunk genre, ripperdocs and other computer games. This is an overview of the article: Review of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners series on Netflix Review of game Cyberpunk 2077 Special: Ripperdocs in the series and game Extra: the Cyberpunk genre History: about the games Deus Ex and Wolvenstein Finally, a list ...

2023-03-10T16:06:32+02:00By |0 Comments

What is Human Augmentation?

Human Augmentation. Definition, 4 examples & impact. What is human augmentation? What are examples and techniques of human augmentation? What is human augmentation? Human augmentation focuses on cognitive and physical improvement by adding or expanding (bodily) functions with the help from technological means [link below]. An example of cognitive improvement is a headband that stimulates certain brain areas for more focus and concentration. The use of a bionic lower leg to be able to run faster or jump higher is ...

2022-12-21T14:59:37+02:00By |0 Comments

Biohackers Netflix series review

Biohackers, a German series on Netflix. What is the series about? Preview & review of series on biohacking. Both season 1 and 2! Why should you watch it? Bonus: extra viewing tips for Netflix! Series Biohackers The Biohackers series was shot in Germany. The series consists of six parts and is mainly set in the city of Freiburg (although the city of Munich is also one of the film locations according to IMDB). The actors in the series speak German. ...

2022-12-21T15:00:17+02:00By |0 Comments

Transhumanism Art & Artists: 8 examples

Transhumanism art. What are visionary artists on transhumanism? A couple of examples: Agi Haines, Orlan & Cirque Du Soleil. Paintings, photo's, performances & more! Most of the transhumanism technologies are about improving skills that we already possess as human beings. That’s not surprising, because that is our starting point. But perhaps in the future, humans will use some of these technologies for very different purposes. In addition to movies and books that explore this idea, there’s also plenty of artists ...

2022-11-09T17:52:03+02:00By |1 Comment
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