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cyborg

(CYBernetic ORGanism) A being that is part human and part machine. The term was coined in 1960 by Manfred Clynes and Nathan Kline in an article they wrote about how humans can survive in space. For centuries, various cultures have fantasized about half human-half artificial beings; however, in the 20th century this concept materialized in the form of artificial limbs, pacemakers and other bionic devices. See lifecasting, Borg, cybernetics and bionic.
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Most people are psychological cyborgs but don't realise it," he says.
Harbisson a Catalan-raised, British-born cyborg artist, explained how the antenna in his head has helped him cope with colour blindness.
Acting more like an anthropologist, perhaps, than an artist, Reynaud-Dewar has constructed her own cyborg in the space between herself and those she studied and collaborated with for this project.
Our rat cyborgs were developed based on the previous work in [7].
Then there was another dimension in which cyborgs were female: in popular culture, and in certain kinds of medical culture.
The cosmic Christ that spans the universe is the Christ that is present in all bodies, (79) humans, nonhumans, and therefore even cyborgs.
Arnold Schwarzenegger will be back as a cyborg in "Terminator: Genisys.
Beyond humanist narratives of heroic and inevitable frontier exploration (Bailyn, 1996; Trevor-Roper, 1972), 'undersea' is a pathway opened up by the shady allegiance between the ancient and innovative; the real and imagined; cyborgs, sea monsters, and other seemingly incompatible things.
AFP Quasi-immortalite, avenir de cyborg : l'homme est-il condamne a integrer des nanopuces dans son cerveau pour ne pas devenir obsolete?
It is also predicted that cyborgs could also be used to help in the home as individuals become able to interact with buildings or vehicles as an extension of themselves.
Pero el cyborg no es unicamente un hombre con accesorios tecnologicos incrustados en la carne y en los huesos: cyborgs podemos ser todos los que hemos sido moldeados y conformados por la cultura tecnologica.
Given its scope, it is difficult to do justice to Matthew Biro's The Dada Cyborg in the space of this review.