A Cyborg or Cybernetic Organism is a being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts. Cyborgs are people who use cybernetic technology to overcome constraints of their bodies with bionic implants. A cyborg is a system with both organic and biomechatronic body parts in which the control mechanisms of the human portion are modified by drugs or regulatory devices enabling the being live in an different environment. The cyborg is seen today as an organism that has technologically enhanced abilities. The cyborg is a new structure of technological fusion. Synthetic knee and hip joints, pacemakers, anabolic steroids, and advancements have enhanced the quality of life and increased life expectancy. Manfred Clynes and Nathan Kline used the term cyborg to show the advantages of self-regulating human-machine systems in outer space.
A new generation of cyborgs, and Common
Gateway Interface celebrities has been born before our eyes and their future
looks promising. Cyborgs are unlikely to have much time for ordinary humans who
are relatively stupid in comparison.
These cyber beings are pointing to a possible coming population of digital citizens living between the virtual world and our material reality.
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