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Amputees and Prosthetics Challenges - DEF CON 27 Bio Hacking Village

The human body is the most elegant and complex machine ever created, but often we do not realize how well it works until a major system has been compromised such as with an amputation severing and removing an element of the neuromuscular and skeletal system. There are 1 million annual limb amputations globally, which equates to one every 30 seconds. With those kinds of numbers and what we see in science fiction TV and film, one would expect that prosthetic technology is ubiquitous and advancing …

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