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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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To underscore this point, Cunis locates cyborg production in a "human model": the white, heterosexual female body.
While progress has been made in his mission to improve cyborg rights -- his British passport photo now contains his antenna -- which rules did not traditionally permit -- there is still a long way to go to eradicate the stigma that surrounds his own personal identification.
The artist now dedicates his time to making cyborg art and giving voice to people with non-human identities through the Cyborg Foundation that he co-founded to defend cyborg rights.
It's almost as if I was going to write a critical paper on "A Cyborg Manifesto" and then moved into some other strange register.
Acting more like an anthropologist, perhaps, than an artist, Reynaud-Dewar has constructed her own cyborg in the space between herself and those she studied and collaborated with for this project.
In the system, the behaviors of a rat cyborg are monitored by a camera and analyzed by a computer in real time.
Wajcman's TechnoFeminist approach has parallels with more developed gender theories as Cyber--and Cyborg feminists.
Neil Harbison, quien solo puede ver en blanco y negro, se convirtio en el primer cyborg reconocido como tal oficialmente por un gobierno, el de Reino Unido, ya que tiene un ojo bionico que transforma los colores en sonidos en su cerebro.
Don Ihde, a philosopher of technology, highlights two aspects of human interaction with technology that are relevant in thinking of the human as cyborg. (13) The first is embodiment.
Smith would be joining 'Game Of Thrones' Emilia Clarke (Sara Connor), Zero Dark Thirty's Jason Clarke (John Connor), Jai Courtney (Kyle Reese), Dayo Okeniyi (Danny Dyson, son of the brainiac cyborg developer played by Joe Morton in Terminator: Judgment Day), and Arnold Schwarzenegger, reprising his role of a cyborg.
Where cyborg studies considers an altered human subject, new ocean studies begin with the kind of experiences that are possible when social and physical space is vastly altered, as with underwater access.