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 n.— «A few years ago I wrote a book defending the idea that humans have already evolved into functional cyborgs—fyborgs, if you will. The idea was that through the development of culture, broadly understood, it was impossible to separate human cognition from the wider informational environment in which humans are embedded.» —by Mark Rowlands The Philosopher at the End of the Universe Aug. 1, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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