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Cyborg Possibilities – The Arms and Legs (Part Three)


John Niman


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February 10, 2013

This article doesn’t need any of the special categories or explanations – the two classifications are pretty self explanatory. Let’s jump right in.


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Posted by Borgella  on  02/12  at  05:45 PM

Its great that some much progress has been made here. Though, we have the tech to build these, most are out of reach for the avg. person.
Me, personally, I would not mind being a complete cyborg, because I have extreme arthr. The interfaces need some work because the speed of the limbs are a good bit slower than our origionals.
It will be truely remarkable the next 10 to 15 years!





Posted by Christian Corralejo  on  02/12  at  11:16 PM

Don’t you mean robot?  I’m pretty sure that you still need to have some biology to be considered a cyborg.





Posted by Borgella  on  02/13  at  07:29 PM

Well, If I have artificial arms and legs, I would be a cyborg. If I were totally rebuilt using state of the electronics and mechanical/electrical-electronic stuff….but had a human brain, I would be a cyborg.
When the brain, the human mind is out of the equation, then you would only have a flesh covered robot.






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