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Two Cyborgs are breaking new ground with an innovative podcast on the topic of human augmentation.



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Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Mar 16, 2019 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs talk about Brian's recent field trip to the largest body-hacking conference in the United States. Listen in to find out how it went!
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Feb 16, 2019 Two Cyborgs
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Covered before but now twice as relevant! Two cyborgs talk about some interesting individuals that could not do their work without thier implants.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Dec 22, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Hooray! Its the debut of the Cyborg Book Club. Listen in as two cyborgs discuss "The Quantum Magician"... A futuristic caper and heist by genetically engineered humans
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Nov 24, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs now review movies! In our first installation of this series, we review "Upgrade" and "Realive". WARNING- Spoilers included.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Oct 13, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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There are an increasing number of options available to the discerning biohacker from magnets to directional sensing augmentation. Two cyborgs report the state-of-the-state of implantable tech. Listen in!
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Sep 15, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs discuss how their motivations and attitudes about human enhancement and biohacking have evolved since the podcast began. The "what" remains unaltered, but the "why" is drastically different.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Aug 18, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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With one cyborg recording from his hotel room in Las Vegas, we discuss Brian's time at Defcon including an issue with a preveantable implant procedure that brought the paramedics to the conference. Listen in to learn more!
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jul 7, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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As we age and our metabolism changes many people, including two cyborgs struggle with weight loss. There are some interesting new methods that we can take advantage of. Brian and Tim talk about their experiences and results with them.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jun 23, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Typical implantable RFID tags have a very short range making it necessary to almost touch the sensor to read the tag. Two Cyborgs talk about long range RFID tags and how they can be used for access and automation without being near the sensor.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jun 9, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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After a four week course of Cerebrolysin, two cyborgs are ready to share their results. Listen in to learn what Brian and Tim have determined about this promising neruotrophic compound.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
May 5, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs share their first thoughts after beginning a 4-week course of Cerebrolysin-- an cocktail of neural peptides that has been very successful in the treatment of certain types of dementia and Alzheimers. This augmentation is an exciting step because there is some evidence that Cerebrolysin also can improve cognitive function in healthy adults.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Apr 21, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Will we soon see a cyborg religion? Two cyborgs consider ritualizing implant procedure, diefying technology, and worshiping artificial intelligence.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Apr 7, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Its been a long strange trip. Listen in as two cyborgs recap some of thier favorite topics from past episodes.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Mar 24, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs discuss Nectome --a startup that advertises to fully preserve your brain including the full connectome at the nanometer scale. As one would expect, there are pros and cons to the procedure. On one hand, this could be a big step toward mind uploading while on the other there is the fact that the procedure is 100% fatal.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Mar 10, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Some studies hint that ambidexterity may improve cognitive function. While this may not be a true augmentation, it is something that if developed, may have multi-faceted benefits. Listen in as two cyborgs share their experiences.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Feb 24, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Human augmentation is not new. Listen in as two cyborgs chat about a couple of the first biohacks that have become so common that we no longer think of them as hacking at all
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jan 27, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs talk about Cerebrolysin - an interesting nootropic backed by credible scientific research Is this upgrade worth the stress of repeated IM injections? Lets consider.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jan 13, 2018 Two Cyborgs
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What is the answer to the Ultimate question of Life, The Universe, and Everything? Two cyborgs have the answer
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Dec 16, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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How does a cyborg raise children? As a new dad, Tim's approach is a little different. Listen in as two cyborgs talk about ways to potentially accelerate early development.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Dec 2, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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While Tim is offline to bring a new human into the universe, Brian considers the state and value of grinding today. Listen in as one cyborg ponders the nature of human augmentation in today's world.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Nov 18, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Not all augmentations need be electronic or mechanical-- a recent study shows that working memory can be increased in the human brain by 30%. Listen in as two cyborgs chat about games that are intended to expand cognition.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Nov 4, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Tim and Bryan both consider themselves 'recreational' cyborgs, but there may be a time in the near future where people augment themselves to be more effective in their careers. Listen in as two cyborgs discuss a few that could be considered to be professional cyborgs and what the future could hold.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Oct 21, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Boo! Its the second Two Cyborgs Halloween special!sional cyborgs and what the future could hold.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Oct 7, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Advances in robotics have touched every area of our lives. Indeed, the field of robotics has revolutionized every science and many industries... but can it replace the world's oldest profession? Two cyborgs chat about this brave new frontier.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Sep 23, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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We've all heard about Bitcoin, but did you know that there are many more digital currencies and that the underlying technology has potential far greater than simply moving money from one place to another? Listen in as two cyborgs discuss this new technology.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Sep 9, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs have seen a range of responses to thier cyborg exploits ranging from fear to excitement. Join in as they discuss the reactions they've seen from the people around them.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Aug 26, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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DefCon is one of the world's largest hacker conventions. Brian was lucky enough to attend in 2017. Listen in as two cyborgs talk about the hacker conference and how biohacking may soon be part of the event.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Aug 12, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Whether its a cup of coffee to start the day or an ibuprofen to get through it, most of us use performance enhancing substances. Two cyborgs talk about the many ways people use chemicals to enhance their physiology.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jul 29, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs love exoskeletons-- a mechanical augmentation that can give your body added strength, durability, and stamina. Listen in as Brian and Tim discuss these relatively new devices.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jul 15, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Recent research has revealed a primary cause of age related disease and possibly aging itself. Two cyborgs talk about NAD precursors and share the results of their personal experiences with Nicotinamide Mononucleotide.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jul 1, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs talk about Neuralink-- Elon Musk's new initiative for a brain-computer interface. Will Elon's neural lace be able to bring this concept out of the realm of science fiction to give humanity super-human powers?
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jun 17, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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With recent advances in the medical sciences, gender is becoming increasingly configurable. Two cyborgs discuss potential options that may be available and how this affects a person's identity.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jun 3, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Brain interfaces are being used in laboratories to control prosthetic devices, record and alter memories, modify mood and more. These interfaces are now making their way into consumer electronic devices but as they do, two cyborgs think it's important to start discussing where the lines of control should be drawn.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
May 20, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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In the final episode of our series on life extension, two cyborgs discuss recently introduced approaches to prolonging the lifespan of our “meat machines”. Is it possible to extend life through molecular maintenance and repair?
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
May 6, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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There has been a lot of progress toward emulating the human brain. Two cyborgs talk about the current state of the science and the challenges it faces and speculate on the challenges and benefits that a digal persona may experience
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Apr 22, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Upgrades and augmentations are great, but what does a cyborg do when the meat machine suffers a catastrophic failure? Maybe we don't have to answer this question today because tomorrow will provide more options.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Apr 8, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Proper planning and execution of your project can help ensure the success of your cyborg conversion. Two Cyborgs discuss some basic concepts of project management at both large and scales to provide a framework for your own cyborg project
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Mar 25, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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New techniques for genetic engineering have made it possible to directly inject segments of DNA into living cells. Two cyborgs discuss these new techniques and how they may be used for enhancement and to cure disease.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Mar 11, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs were introduced to each other working for Twin Cities Plus. Now that Twin Cities Plus is at its end, the cyborgs talk about how our podcast will be changing and where it will go in the future.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Feb 25, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Many people of faith have strong opinions on the sanctity of the human body. In this episode, two cyborgs discuss their experiences with these perspectives and the ancient texts that may have contributed to them.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Feb 11, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Two Cyborgs talk about how exponential growth in technology is about to change our world in ways we don't yet have the capacity to imagine.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jan 28, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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There have been great strides in the realm of human augmentation recently, but there have also been plenty of flops. In this episode, two cyborgs talk about failed projects. What went wrong? What could’ve been done to prevent their failure?
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jan 14, 2017 Two Cyborgs
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Acetylcholine is key for attention span and memory. Two cyborgs discuss how to modulate this important neurotransmitter. Listen in as we discuss Tim’s experiences and answer Brian’s questions..
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Dec 31, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs go deep geek to talk about cyborgs in popular media. Listen in as we discuss our favorite cyborgs in books, television, and movies.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Dec 17, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs talk about the biohacking and grinding community. This community includes a diverse group of people of all levels of education and skillsets-- with one goal… to become more than they were built to be.
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Dec 3, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs give you everything you need to get started using NFC and RFID technology to open doors you have never imagined possible. It is now possible to carry your keys inside your body where they’ll never be lost or forgotten!
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Nov 19, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs answer the the quintessential question : “Why do you do it?” Is it to get the upper hand on our fellow humans or to stand apart from them completely? Tim and Brian talk about their reasons for taking the plunge into recreational cyborgism.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Nov 5, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs chat about the most important part of any intelligent system-- the brain. In our electronic augmentations, this role is most often filled by a microcontroller. Listen in as we discuss this key component to any simple electronic device.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Oct 31, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Take a break from the grind to join us for our first bonus episode! Two cyborgs talk about cosmetic enhancements and are joined by a surprise special guest!
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Oct 22, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Outputs can be a simple beep to a complex series of EM waves to an implanted magnet. Two cyborgs discuss which of these outputs can be used as an input for the human brain.
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Oct 8, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Two cyborgs discuss the three components of a simple device-- inputs, processor, and outputs-- and how to use these devices to integrate additional senses to the human machine. We talk about our own projects to have a sense of energies not usually perceived by the human body.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Sep 24, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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The cyborgs talk about safety and dangers of implanting technology in the human body. Different coatings are useful for different implants and they talk about the most popular for DIY implants.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Sep 10, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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DARPA is using tDCS to train soldiers to identify threats in satellite images, but there are many other uses, but thats just developed a way to enhance soldiers' while they're taught new skills. This technology isn't hard to find or harness.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Aug 27, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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The human brain is an electrochemical machine, and like any machine or system, it can be hacked. In this episode we talk about chemical modifications that can increase attention span, enhance learning, and increase motivation.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Aug 13, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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We all perceive a sliver of what's going on around us. Mechanical sensors can show us these hidden happenings but what if you could perceive a magnetic field as easily as sensing a warm breeze.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jul 30, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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We all have portals to the digital world as our computers and mobile phones. Some technology is so intimate that it clings to our bodies.
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jul 16, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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A computer beat us in chess and Jeopardy-- What's next? Should we pull the plug or charge ahead?
Two Cyborgs and a Microphone
Jul 2, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Every field has unique words or ways of using them. This episode delves into the terminology used by biohackers and what makes TC+ a valuable organization.
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Jun 18, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Inventory tags have been repurposed by hackers for automating their phones and machines. Some cutting edge people put those tags under their skin to better integrate with their tech.
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Jun 4, 2016 Two Cyborgs
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Where do you start with a broad topic it helps to start at the top. Here is some high-level stuff to whet your whistle and introduce you to the hosts.