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In Which We all Say “i-Limb Here We Come!” (or “Resistance is Futile” – Take Your Pick)

I am a firm believer that cyborgs are walking among us. The way I see it, there are two kinds:

  • Those with cybernetics built into our bodies
  • Those who can no longer operate without some type of electronic device on our person (ahem, cell phones)

That said, medical and technological advancements are amazing. A few years ago, the i-Limb (or as I like to think of it, the first step toward joining the Borg Collective) was introduced. Take a look at the video below and tell me it this doesn’t make you wonder if amputation might be a good thing: