Do cybernetic organisms already exist ?
The myth of a creature half human (or animal) and half machine
has pervaded the science fiction literature for decades, and still
now it is considered as one of the undesirable possible outcomes
of our technological race.
What if cyborgs are already among us ?
A professor in Reading has implanted a microchip in his body, to
experiment different ways of communication with computers ...
A researcher in the US has been wearing a wearable computer and
has been connected with the internet for 8 years no-stop.
Robots are being designed to digest meat ...
Artificial organs and limbs are routinely being fitted to disabled
people, and experiments are under way for brain implants.
In particular, a man has been living for 23 years with a direct
implant into his visual corex, and has now a very primitive vision
thanks to a camera connected to it.
A company in the US is looking into providing spinal implants to
obtain orgasms on command.
What next ?
We start a series devoted to this issue:
THE ORGASM BUTTON ?
BLIND MAN WIRED TO CAMERA
FOR 8 YEARS