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Borgfest sponsoring Cyborg Poetry contest

In partnership with the Austin Poetry Society, we’re sponsoring a cyborg poetry contest that celebrates and supports those with prosthetics, orthotics, implants, transplants, augmentations, performance enhancements, body mod, quantified selves, or wearable tech.

We’d like dedication suggestions for a person, persons, or organization.


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A memo from the Cyborg HR Dept

There have been several articles on the topic of machines (or even augmented humans) replacing humans in the workplace, but this video does the best job so far. Horses became unemployable through no fault of their own. It’s nonsense to say that automation technology enabled horses to enjoy better jobs, yet we seem to believe this will be the case for people. The horse population continues to decline with their waning utility. Horses were replaced by the car, and ironically, so will humans. Watch Video