People have been cyborgs for centuries. Incremental steps, at first revolutionary but soon normal. Glasses. Hearing aids. Pacemakers. Glucose monitors. Active prosthesis. Sensory damps. Wet/hard mems.
We're still human. Still?
That aside, all human.
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i love the phrase “office park.” i think an office park is the combination of a not-place and an a-place. you cease to be an individual as soon as you walk into the elevator of an enterprise; offices are perfectly regimented. but if you go outside you’ll see unkempt lawns. you’ll see benches that people never use. you’ll see something that looks like an out-of-bounds area in a video game... no one was ever supposed to go there because it’s not where the locus of production is
@qwazix: Nobody is going to use that system, all anybody will ever want to do with their trash is take it out to that machine that eats tin cans and spits out dollars so he can later go buy one of those heart shaped stress balls to give to their girlfriend on Valentine's day.
@tzo, amazed: Next year he should just get a marker, draw a heart on his bollocks and say "Here's your present. Darling!"
“The La Jolla, California“. At the foot of a cliff a spectacular round house, 1967 https://danismm.tumblr.com/post/188865524859/the-la-jolla-california-at-the-foot-of-a-cliff /2
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