Newsweek | Part human part machine cyborgs are becoming a reality

July 31, 2014

Newsweek — July 31, 2014 | Michael Carroll

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First articulated by British philosopher Max More in 1990, transhumanists generally advocate a post human condition where humanity is replaced by the next stage in evolution — a human machine hybrid.

Some, like futurist writer Ray Kurzweil, imagine uploading human consciousness into a machine so we can live forever within computer systems as networks of information. [...]