OneZero
Published in

OneZero

An x-ray of the author’s chest, with the text “Body on the Grid” juxtaposed over the image.
An X-ray of the author’s chest. All photos courtesy of the author.

‘Like Being Grilled Alive’: The Fear of Living With a Hackable Heart

A device connected to my heart could save my life. It could also be hacked.

Three nights before Christmas 2016, I was standing in my bathroom when a gallop broke out across my chest. It was ventricular tachycardia, a dangerous kind of arrhythmia where only one side of the heart pumps and does so at…

--

--

--

The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

You Should Buy The MacBook Pro, And Here’s Why!

Robots as domestic servants?

Top 10 Best Selling Panasonic Vacuum Cleaner Price in India

Why Savvy Businesses Assure Digital Experiences on Workstations With Network Analytics

Top 10 Best Selling Lloyd LED TV Price in India

A recruit reads the fine print

What is Signal?

The Skills Gap in Immersive Technology and How we can Close it

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jameson Rich

Jameson Rich

Writer & Filmmaker jamesonrich.com

More from Medium

What Cybersecurity Can Learn From Circular Economy?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says we need more oil and gas

Low-code or no-code platforms? LOKO AI, that’s an all-in-one

11 Tips To Help You Protect Your Online Financial Data — Due