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Cyborg Handbook (95 Edition)

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The Cyborg (short for cybernetic organism) is an entity that mixes the mechanic and the organic, for example people who have implanted pacemakers. The Cyborg Handbook is an initial look at cyborg society and at the range of cyborg technologies.

Synopsis:

"Cyborg" - short for cybernetic organism - is an entity that mixes the mechanic and the organic, such as a creature that is part human and part machine. The author takes a look at the new "cyborg society" and the effects of it on our culture.

Synopsis:

The Cyborg Handbook is an initial look at cyborg society and at the range of cyborg technologies, from the restorative and normalizing to the reconfiguring and enhancing. These technologies can restore some to health and they can prolong horrible deaths, but they can also remake humans into more effective killers. Cyborgs, good, bad, and indifferent, are with us.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-477) and index.

Table of Contents

The genesis of cyborg — The proliferation of cyborgs — In science and engineering/in space and war — In medicine — In the imagination — The futures of cyborgs — Cyborg anthropology — The politics of cyborgs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415908498
Editor:
Gray, Chris H.
With:
Gray, Chris H.
With:
Mentor, Steven
Author:
Figueroa-Sarriera, Heidi J.
Author:
Gray Chris
Author:
Gray, Chris H.
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Cybernetics
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence-Robotics
Series Volume:
89-5
Publication Date:
19951131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
564
Dimensions:
9.98x6.76x1.38 in. 2.63 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "Cyborg" - short for cybernetic organism - is an entity that mixes the mechanic and the organic, such as a creature that is part human and part machine. The author takes a look at the new "cyborg society" and the effects of it on our culture.
"Synopsis" by , The Cyborg Handbook is an initial look at cyborg society and at the range of cyborg technologies, from the restorative and normalizing to the reconfiguring and enhancing. These technologies can restore some to health and they can prolong horrible deaths, but they can also remake humans into more effective killers. Cyborgs, good, bad, and indifferent, are with us.
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