Cyborg art

Cyborg art , also known as cyborgism , [1] is an art movement that began in the mid-2000s in Britain . [2] It is based on the creation and addition of new senses to the body via cybernetic implants [3] and the creation of art works through new senses. [4] Cyborg artworks are created by cyborg artists; [5] artists whose senses have been voluntarily enhanced through cybernetic implants. [6] Among the early artists shaping the cyborg art movement are Neil Harbisson , whose antenna implant allows him to perceive ultraviolet and infrared colors, [7] and Moon Ribaswhose implants in her elbows [8] allow her to feel earthquakes and moonquakes. [9] Other cyborg artists include Manel Muñoz, a Catalan photographer who has developed a barometric system that allows him to perceive atmospheric pressure changes. [10] Continue Reading


Posthuman or post-human is a concept originating in the fields of science fiction , futurology , contemporary art , and philosophy that literally means a person or entity that exists in a state beyond being human. [1] The concept addresses issues of ethics and justice, language and trans-species communication, social systems, and the intellectual aspirations of interdisciplinarity. Posthumanism is not a confluence with transhumanism (the nanobiotechnological enhancement of human beings) and narrow definitions of the posthuman as the hoped-for transcendence of materiality. [2]The concept of the posthuman comes up in Both Posthumanism as well as transhumanism , aim it: has a special meaning in Each tradition. In 2017, Penn State University Press in cooperation with Stefan Lorenz Sorgner and James Hughes (sociologist) established the “Journal of Posthuman Studies” in which all aspects of the concept “posthuman” can be analyzed. [3] Continue Reading

Mind uploading

Whole brain emulation ( WBE ), mind uploading or brain upload (sometimes called ” mind copying ” or ” mind transfer “) is the hypothetical process of scanning mental state (Including long-term memory and “self”) of a Particular brain substrate and copying it to a computer. The computer could then run a simulation model of the brain’s information processing, such that it responds in essentially the same way to the original brain (ie, indistinguishable from the brain for all purposes) and experiences having a conscious mind . [1] [2] [3] Continue Reading


An infomorph is a virtual body of information that possesses emergent features such as personality. The term coined in Was Charles Platt ‘s 1991 novel The Silicon Man , Where It Refers to a single biological consciousness Transferred into a computer through a process of mind transfer . In the book, a character refers to an infomorph as “intelligence held in a computer memory”, and an “information entity”. [1] Continue Reading


Posthumanism or post-humanism (meaning “after humanism ” or “beyond humanism”) Francesca Ferrando : [1]

    1. Antihumanism : any theory that is critical of traditional humanism and traditional ideas about humanity and the human condition . [2]

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