November 5, 2012

Who Wants to Be a Cyborg?

David Ewing Duncan, New York Times

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IF a brain implant were safe and available and allowed you to operate your iPad or car using only thought, would you want one? What about an embedded device that gently bathed your brain in electrons and boosted memory and attention? Would you order one for your children?

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TAGGED: Medical Technology, Cyborgs, Transhumanism


There's a famous (though, as with all great quotes, perhaps apocryphal) line attributed to Mark Twain that is often quoted as a guide to world leaders: "History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme." more ››
October 23, 2013
Robot with a Brain: Are Cyborgs Coming Soon?
Adam Estes, Gizmodo
The dream of the cyborg is coming true at an exhilarating rate. As humans gets better and better at making machines, we keep attaching those machines to our bodies to make ourselves better humans. It seems at times that the only... more ››