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Cyborg Possibilities – The Head (Part One)

John Niman


February 02, 2013

It has been a while since I last talked about prosthetic devices. For reference, see here, here, and here. This is part one in a several part series, but I intend to put out the whole series over the next week. What are the hottest new things to come out in the last year or so? Let’s start from the top, make our way down, and pretend this is Deus Ex.


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Posted by John Niman  on  02/02  at  02:29 PM

Just a quick note: The “here, here, and here” in the second sentence refer to:



And Here:

Posted by Taiwanlight  on  02/03  at  10:41 AM

All that technology and still they manage to screw up the date!

BTW (last video) the last part was a bit creepy. Didn’t quite get it. Did he hack into her mind and take control?

Posted by John Niman  on  02/03  at  11:21 AM

It did end on a creepy note, didn’t it?

I’ve seen it a couple of times, and I think that’s exactly what he did. For a while I wondered if she was just another augmented bit of reality, but it doesn’t make a lot of sense for a projection to talk about her Sight crashing at dinner.

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