Cyborg

Cybernetic Organism (Cybernetics); A cyborg (short for "cybernetic organism") is a being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts. The term was coined in 1960 by Manfred Clynes and Nathan S. Kline.[1] The term cyborg is not the same thing as bionic, biorobot or android; it applies to an organism that has restored function or enhanced abilities due to the integration of some artificial component or technology that relies on some sort of Feedback. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyborg

do Contact Lenses and Hearing Aids count?

We propose a kind of Extended Intelligence (EI), understanding intelligence as a fundamentally distributed phenomenon. As we develop increasingly powerful tools to process information and network that processing, aren't we just adding new pieces to the EI that every actor in the network is a part of?

JuanEnriques: HomoEvolutus http://www.boingboing.net/2009/02/04/ted2009-juan-enrique.html

Non-integrated pair: Centaur, cf Centaur Chess aka Advanced Chess related Freestyle Chess https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Chess

  • Examples include systems supporting overworked and multi-tasking nurses in hospitals, systems for spotting anomalies and preventing cyber-attacks, and systems to help design components in manufacturing systems. In transportation, centaurs are being developed for systems that team up with traffic enforcement officers helping them to balance their workloads, making enforcement more effective and helping agencies better accomplish their primary mission – ensuring public safety.

group: Hive Mind?


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