Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2013 vol. 11)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2013.152
Heather Dewey-Hagborg , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Genetic monitoring has been the subject of science fiction for years, but with biotechnology's decreasing costs and increasing accessibility through "DIY bio" and community laboratories, it's becoming a reality. In this new world, the very things that make us human, such as hair, skin, and saliva, become a liability as we constantly shed them in public, leaving artifacts for anyone to mine for information.
Biotechnology, Genetics, Biomedical monitoring
H. Dewey-Hagborg, "Stranger Visions: A Provocation," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 69-70, 2013.