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Cyborg

  • By: Theresa M. Senft
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Traditionally, the word cyborg describes a body that is part organic and part mechanical. In recent years, however, the descriptor “mechanical” has expanded to include things like chemical enhancements and communication technologies. Cyborgs are the stuff of science fiction and ...

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