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While full on cybernetics are still further away than many would like there is little doubt that we’re slowly incorporating cyberpunk style technologies into our everyday world. The internet, smart phones, wearable computing, drones…

Case in point is this latest creation, an automated mini drone designed not for recording video but to taser people with 80,000 volts!

http://theverge.com/2014/3/8/5483774/the-cupid-drone-strikes-with-80000-volts-to-the-chest

Perhaps most interesting here is not that the technology has been developed but the ethical questions that have been raised. Few of these are new and most have been predicted for some time now but it does make you wander how people will respond now that the possibilities are real.

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