I, Cyborg

  title={I, Cyborg},
  author={Ellen Pearlman},
  journal={PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art},
  • E. Pearlman
  • Published 3 May 2015
  • Art
  • PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art
Cyborgs can be grouped into three basic types: those that use mechanical elements, those that use electronic elements, and those that just use cybernetics as part of their body. These categories are not fixed and can easily overlap. For example, someone with a hand prosthesis could be categorized as mechanical, but if the prosthesis was equipped with a camera it would become electronic. If the prosthesis could sense and relay to the user the difference between feeling a hot or cold surface, the… 

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  • R. Sparrow
  • Economics
    Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal
  • 2015
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