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Cyborg Rights

Clarke, Roger

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The first generation of cyborgs is alive, well, walking among us, and even running. Pacemakers, renal dialysis machines and clumsy mechanical hands may not match the movie-image of cyborg enhancements, but they have been the leading wave. The legs of sprinter Oscar Pistorius, and implants of both the cochlear and RFID varieties, make more substantial changes to individuals. They also pose greater challenges to society as a whole. Cyborgisation will give rise to demands for new rights. People...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57443
Source: Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Internationl Symposium on Technology and Society Social Implications of Emerging Technologies
DOI: 10.1109/ISTAS.2010.5514655

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