Posted by Rob Holmes on Mammoth:
[Not a cyborg plant, but certainly technobotanical; image by NL Architects via Inhabitat]
1. This post is for 50 Posts About Cyborgs.
2. This is a cyborg arboretum. That is, a collection of various plants not naturally found in geographic proximity, brought together for educational purposes, whose constituent plants happen to be cyborgs. Not augmented humans, but flora augmented by “non-hereditary adaptations”.
Now, in some real and valid sense, just as we’ve been augmenting our own biological capabilities with technological adaptations for millenia, we’ve also been engaged in a massive and only semi-conscious re-shaping of the forms and functions of plants. Continue reading