Kris Jenkins is an independent developer building sites and tools in Haskell, PureScript and Elm. He organises regular hack nights in London and is a regular speaker on the London tech scene. In a former life, he was the CTO and co-founder of a successful gold bullion trading platform, BullionVault.
Today, digital products and companies are not just changing the way we live our lives, but also playing an increasingly influential role in public policy and governance. We have reached a point where consumer goods produced by technology industries are beginning to reshape what it means to be Human.
This year, we are going to explore advances in biohacking and transhumanism and their implications for humankind. Will they be to our benefit, further enhancing quality of life? How mindful should we be of the potential social and ethical pitfalls whilst we transform?