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Over the centuries, we have developed many products to enhance or protect ourselves head to toe, including helmets, baby bottles, keyboards, glasses, shoes and chairs. Author and philosopher of everyday technology Edward Tenner talks about how humans and "body technology" have interacted through time.
- Edward Tenner Author and philosopher
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