The BBC is assembling a very respectable compendium on the past, current, and possible future states of bionics, or cybernetics, or human augmentation, or just, you know, the modular nature of future human bodies.
Well, we’ve got three uplifting success stories of flesh-to-metal human augmentation/cyborg making here. These are all pretty sexy – to a point where it almost feels like you’re watching special effects. Only a matter of time until this becomes a voluntary amputation/augmentation sorta industry. My knees and ankles are counting the days… VIDEO: The Knee that Knows What You’re Going to Do [VIA ABC] VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius is Taking His Blades to the Olypics Proper [VIA YOUTUBE] RADIO INTERVIEW: Biophysicist’s Legs Frozen Off, Builds Himself Better Ones [VIA NPR]