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cyborg

(sī′bôrg′)
n.
An organism, often a human, that has certain physiological processes enhanced or controlled by mechanical or electronic devices, especially when they are integrated with the nervous system.
A hypothetical term for a person with bionic and/or cybernetic replacement parts that may have capabilities that the original biological components did not—e.g., increased strength, telescopic vision, etc.
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1), cyborg-human sexual interaction is a key theme in the novel, as Vacca explores potential sexual and sentimental relationships between humans and robots, humans and cyborgs, as well as technology related motivations for castration and the notion of the ideal posthuman male.
He is encouraged by the world's attitude to them, and believes that they, like cyborgs, will have to be given the respect they deserve.
Both women were talking up a potential bout prior to Cyborg being drafted in to save the day and headline the fight card against Kunitskaya and it's a fight that Cyborg hasn't shied away from saying that she would like.
The retrain arrows indicate that a trained rat cyborg needs retraining.
It is a TechnoFeminist Science Fiction novel with its virtual reality cyberspace created by a cyborg woman who also composes an online cyber feminist science fictional narrative through creating a techno-digital world, cyberspace.
For transhumanists, from whom Haraway dissociates herself, (48) the cyborg is an expression of a stage of the transformation of the human condition.
In the willingness to become cyborg, and the trust this engenders, is the means of becoming a participant in the performance of synchronising with the water-based coordinates of underneath the sea.
Il imagine qu'en 2070, une jeune mere pourrait etre face a un dilemme : transformer ou non son bebe en cyborg.
London-based Cyborg Trading Systems develops trading technology for global financial firms.
Cyborgs could be used to help businesses up their scale of production, through employees being much stronger or more capable, he believes.
En cambio, el termino cyborg paso al lenguaje y a la cultura popular.
According to the company, the lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the District of Delaware, was based on Autodesk Canada's purchase of the intellectual property, including copyright interests, in a software program Cyborg from an English company 5D Solutions Ltd.