December 29, 2012

We're Not All Cyborgs Yet, But We're Getting There

Greg Gage, Huffington Post

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The term "cybernetic organism," or "cyborg" for short, conjures up a futuristic world of science fiction. Perhaps because this was how the term was introduced when sci-fi writers Manfred Clynes and Nathan Kline coined it in 1960 to mean a being composed of both biological and artificial parts

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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 ››