Greenflame

Jottings on science, religion, technology, pop culture and faith from the Antipodes.

Bioethics/Biotech, Cyborg, Science & Technology

Hi, I’m Bionic

Nice piece here on a guy with a cochlear implant, Michael Chorost, and the positives of being cyborg. See: eastbayexpress.com | Culture | Hi, I’m Bionic | 2005-06-29

“When you become a cyborg, you’re no less human than you were before,” he says. “You’re differently human.”

He’s written a book, Rebuilt : How Becoming Part Computer Made Me More Human (Houghton Mifflin : June 2, 2005). I’ve now added it to my wish list.

See the following related link: The peril and promise of mix-and-match biotech : Is a proliferation of human-animal mixtures good for either? by Matt Donnelly in Science & Theology News.

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