“We are caught in a bionic-hand arms race. It’s time to ask who prostheses are really for, and what we hope they will actually accomplish.”
KQED Forum invited Brittany Young, Geography PhD Candidate, to speak about how the prosthetics industry's focus on high-tech limbs impacts the disabled folks it’s meant to help. Listen to the podcast here and read Brittany's article, "The Bionic-Hand Arms Race" for IEEE here!
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