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Prosthetic Eyes By Connecting To The Optic Nerve

Cyborgs, slowly but surely.

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Prosthetic Eyes By Connecting To The Optic Nerve. Cyborgs, slowly but surely.
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Male, 18-29, Southern US
 719 Posts
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 10:36:08 AM
this is amazing. blindness has always been one of my biggest fears in life, i hope they make this happen sooner then later

Male, 18-29, Europe
 577 Posts
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 6:52:07 AM
That sounds to expensive, just give the blind guy a cane and tell him to get on with it.

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 13230 Posts
Monday, January 9, 2012 6:30:34 AM
I need a new left eye it's always been a peice of crap MAKE THIS HAPPEN!! Also give me a terminator option!!

Male, 30-39, Southern US
 412 Posts
Saturday, January 7, 2012 3:51:34 PM
@Byfield: "Build ourselves a functioning human out of prosthetic parts instead of entirely roboty stuff."

Or, just reproduce the old-fashioned way :P

Male, 18-29, Europe
 468 Posts
Saturday, January 7, 2012 2:55:27 PM
Prosthetic eyes are getting good, bionic arms are getting wonderful. Legs are on par with arms. We have prosthetic hearts (not good ones, but still.).
We also have dialysis, which function without kidneys at all. bladders are effectively sacks, so catheter.
Brains, you can just sub that with a weak AI like Cleverbot for the time being.
Skin, prrrrf, easy.
Lungs are an issue, but not impossible, just an air purifyer.
Blood, we have loads of that lying around. We can pump nutrient in with the blood or leave a sack of acid and a length of viscous tubing followed by a filter sheet for the digestive track.
Liver is an issue, but if it can be grown, why not inside a robot?
anyway, conclusion: Build ourselves a functioning human out of prosthetic parts instead of entirely roboty stuff.

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