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.