What is a cyborg, and are you one already?

Over at The Atlantic, Tim Maly has summed up the dreams, anxieties and philosophical musings he collected last month though his 50cyborgs project that celebrated the coining of the term "cyborg" a half-century ago. He begins the article with a series of questions: » 10/06/10 12:30pm 10/06/10 12:30pm

Why do we keep falling in love with cyborgs?

The allure of the cyborg is so widely-accepted that it's become a cliche in science fiction, but people rarely ask why. Doesn't it seem a little strange that humans are so powerfully attracted to synthetic versions of themselves? » 9/28/10 2:54pm 9/28/10 2:54pm