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World Science Fiction Convention (DISCON III) – Assistive Technologies

December 15, 2021 @ 7:00 am EST

DisCon III, World Science Fiction Convention

7:00 pm EST

Author Christine Taylor-Butler participate in a virtual panel titled, Assistive Technologies.

The vast majority of the world’s population uses some kind of prosthetic or assistive device, from glasses, to mobility aids, to those jar-opening doohickies. How should they change our conceptions of disability and what using a prosthetic device really means? What bleeding-edge assistive technologies are out there right now that may seem like science fiction? Do engineers overthink it, and are some technologies impositions. And when is simpler, better?

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December 15, 2021
7:00 am EST
Event Category:


Worldcon, or the World Science Fiction Convention
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Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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