I’ve recently got into the world of body hacking and I’ve been reading this forum for a few days. I have a hunch that THIS is the future and that I should get into it more, but I don’t have neither money, nor use case for any implants. Because of that, I want to learn more about them from the technical side and fill the holes in my knowledge in surrounding areas (like body modifications, achieving sterility etc.), but I feel like I’m missing the basics.
For a little background, I’m 18 and I’ve recently started third year of an IT profile in a technical school (in my country it’s basically high school, but in addition to normal subjects, we learn programming, system administration, and other IT-related stuff). I still have 2 years of school left and I don’t want to buy implants until I earn my own money, rent a place to live etc. so actually implanting something will have to wait for quite a while.
In the meantime, I would love to really learn how those things work from the bottom up. I’ve been reading this forum and some articles about various topics being discussed here (like how RFID actually works) and I’ve learned a whole lot by doing that, but I feel like I should get the basics down first. Ideally, I would like to understand the whole process of creating implants, from underlying science, to actual steps involved, so that I can help advance this field in the future.
For now, I see a few areas that I should work on:
- Electronics - I basically know nothing. I would like to learn how different parts work, how to make them do stuff etc.
- Physics - I have a general high school level knowledge, but I feel like I don’t know enough about how electricity works, how radio waves work, how does that influence implants etc.
- Biology - I honestly remember almost nothing from my classes. I read here about different skin layers, keeping tool sterile, different types of infections etc. and I understand very little of it.
I don’t expect you to teach me all of that, but I’ve seen how awesome this community is and I hope that you can give me some guidance.
Where to find information about those subjects?
Do you recommend any websites/courses/books, or should I just go with any high school textbook? Are there any other subjects that will be helpful, that I’ve missed here?
Where should I branch out after getting the basics? I mean, what are some fields in body hacking, that one determined person could actually help push forward?
I know that this is a big and bold plan, but I have 2 years ahead of me, when I will have quite a lot of free time and for now I’m mostly wasting it on watching YouTube and browsing Reddit, so I want to spend at least some of it productively.
Thank you all in advance!