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  Biohacker - Definition, explanation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Biohacker is a term used to describe an individual who experiments with DNA and other aspects of genetics, usually outside of an academic, governmental or corporate laboratory.
Biohackers are similar to computer hackers who are hobbyists and like to tinker with DNA and other aspects of genetics.
The exponential advances in biological technology typified by the approximate doubling of DNA sequencing and synthesis efficiencies on an annual basis without cost increases (similar to Moore's law for computer systems) is likely to create a subculture of biohackers who will increasingly tinker with available genes and even create completely new genes with novel functions.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/b/bi/biohacker.php   (185 words)

From as early as the mid 21st century c.e., augmented human genotypes have exerted a strong guiding influence on terragen society and culture, whether mediating between nearbaselines and transapients, or striking out in their own directions.
The first Superiors grew out of the biohacker, biopunk, and ribophunk subcultures of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AT.
By the late 2nd century the self-tweaked and the superbabies had become corporatised, and new experiments in genomic optimisation were taking place in the Earthside Freezones, the Orbitals, on the Moon, Mars, and the Belt.
www.orionsarm.com /sophontology/superiors.html   (725 words)

 Intentional Biology: Open-Source Biology
Into this fractured milieu will soon arrive a third group, the garage biology hacker, who is plugged into neither community, and who doesnÕt give a rip about either.
The biohacker community will emerge as DNA manipulation technology decreases in cost and when the overall technological infrastructure enables instruments to be assembled in the garage.
The Molecular Sciences Institute has a parallel DNA synthesizer that can synthesize sufficient DNA to build a human pathogenic virus from scratch in about a week.
www.intentionalbiology.org /osb.html   (1083 words)

 bio-, bi- (life; living, live, alive) words: biohacker to biolistics, part 7 of 20.
bio-, bi- (life; living, live, alive) words: biohacker to biolistics, part 7 of 20.
Maybe bioinformatics and the diffusion of genetic engineering technologies and techniques will inspire a new generation of biohackers.
Certainly the technologies are there for those inclined to genetically edit their plants or pets.
www.wordquests.info /cgi/ice2-for.cgi?file=/hsphere/local/home/scribejo/wordquests.info/htm/L-Gk-bio-pt7.htm&HIGHLIGHT=bio   (676 words)

 Protein° Feed - Dawn Of The Biohacker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Just as a circuit designer does not need to be an expert in silicon physics and manufacturing processes, the future biodesigner will not need a detailed knowledge of biochemistry to effectively create complex biochemical machines.
"Even if we don't have bioterrorists and teen-age biohackers, we will still create things that do not have the properties that we thought they would," Church said.
The problem is that the body has not evolved a general ability to fend off artificial biological agents.
feed.proteinos.com /item/2097   (672 words)

 Tony Hawk Underground   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Well today on thug online it is all fucked up.
Glitchers or cheaters like biohacker and hagardx have been getting 1 bill + each level.
I have a best friend named badace online and he is the top thug online player ever and is not even rankings.
www.angelfire.com /nj4/hellsdevil/thug   (68 words)

 A kinder, gentler Skeletor
I think that the level of dorkiness all depends on how the supposedly dorky activity is presented.
For example, to make his new love of bioinformatics programming seem hip and "edgy", Jacob should refer to himself as a "biohacker".
Instead of writing programs to "pattern match large subsets of sequences upstream of genes that are co-expressed in an attempt to find new regulatory elements", Jacob should simply refer to his activities as "writing l33t programz and scriptz to 0wn genez!!!!!!!".
avenuecanyons.cementhorizon.com /archives/000347.html   (740 words)

 Spitting Image: DIY Biohacking
Here's part of the reply: "You need a "starter" in order to get those things going...
Mom and Pops are at greater risk of dying from car accidents, cancer, heart disease, and diabetes than they are from inhaling a biohacker's brew.
In fact, they're more likely to expose themselves to a human with typhoid (a walking, talking, coughing petri dish) than meeting doom from something that cannot even jump off that dish.
www.spitting-image.net /archives/002737.html   (181 words)

 Locus Online: Cynthia Ward on M. Christian
Many of M. Christian's grittily urban stories are cyberpunk; "Heartbreaker" pushes the form to a logical extreme.
When an undercover cop sets up the bust of an outlaw biohacker, the two women don't just have sex, they withdraw very special interface cables from inside themselves and connect them: "Linked, each hardwired into the other's genitals, mixed and matched, they surged and merged."
In "Thin Dog", fans jack their minds into a full-sensory experience of what it's like to be superstar reactor-rock band Thin Dog.
www.locusmag.com /2003/Reviews/11_Ward_Christian.html   (1279 words)

 Wired 3.09: Hacking the Mother Code
Sometimes spending only two weeks a month at his home base, he traverses the country gathering together experts, gathering money - foundation money, grant money, private money - planning projects, and envisioning the next phase of the biotech revolution.
He flies here, there, everywhere - king biohacker - gone in a blur.
And in economy class, no less, just like a regular guy.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/3.09/hood.html?pg=7   (683 words)

 THPS Glitches
If it does, well I haven't heard of them.
(gamespy shut smtp off because of whatever new virus there is) Biohacker says the clan sucks because they're imposters.
Just thought I'd let you guys know why there haven't been updates for a while.
dynamic.gamespy.com /~glitches   (368 words)

 Ebook novel Fatal Strain: Leonard Carpenter’s medical mystery scifi thriller online!
This 21st century classic novel, a medical/ mystery/ romance e-thriller, confronts our near-future history and the fate of the Earth.
Physicians fighting the Blackpox find that they are the front-line targets and carriers of the epidemic, a high-tech “designer plague.” Worse, its mysterious creator may be one of their own medical team, a fanatical "biohacker" obsessed with saving the earth by destroying it.
See if you can resist the Biohacker's challenge to learn the secret of the Fatal Strain!
www.fatalstrain.com   (292 words)

 Masked Online Cheats - Most Gameshark Codes -
If that has not proved any affect then hit spacebarand F3, this will bring you to another set of codes, this is where you will think ''oo, ive found a code'' butno,you will need to edit the last eight numbers.
SLUS_209.65 (Thanks to BioHacker for providing me with these downloads)
A jokered code is a code you can turn on and off durring a game.
www.freewebs.com /masked190/hacking.htm   (1223 words)

 Blogger: Email Post to a Friend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
It's interesting how some terms have endured the demise of the dot coms and others haven't.
The site continues to add new words, including today's selection, biohacker, which is a scary concept given today's medical technology advances!
Can you imagine BugBear hitting the bionic man (or woman?)
www.blogger.com /email-post.g?blogID=5123837&postID=95471905   (128 words)

 "Human Performance Enhancement in 2032", John Smart, 2005
That's why those few bio modifications that might do even a little good are mostly considered too dangerous to be publicly allowed.
Nowadays you need expensive licenses be a biohacker, thanks to homeland security.
That isn't to say that studying biology isn't important.
www.accelerating.org /articles/hpe2032army.html   (11083 words)

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