What humans would look like if they were invented today

The human body just wasn’t designed for modern times. Here’s what the redesign looks like:


There is a PDF of the full article from Scientific American.

While we’re on the topic of things that need a redesign, human language is pretty crap… what we really need is something carefully constructed (like Lojban) instead of the the complete mess we have with languages such as English.

Don’t we just know this Lojban thing is going to sell like hotcakes?

Even if they’re better, our designs suck before we’ve even started on them… they remain that way until users have taken them away and claimed ownership and we no longer feel like calling them our designs.

CoffeeScript in Action

CoffeeScript in Action book cover

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