Cyberbodies

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While the cyborg, at least in its original conception, is linked to the “wild wired world”, the world of cells, neurons, blood and biological processes, the cyberbody is a wireless, inorganic entity, which is made of pure bits of information.[1]

The emergence of the cyborg as process of progressive technological integration into the body coexists with the collective notion of progressive virtualization of the patient’s body. The virtualization of the body is the endpoint of the effort to realize the cyberbody, a digitalization of all body tissues and structures of interest, regardless of dimensional size and/or separation, that is sufficiently accurate and faithful so as to render the virtual representations indistinguishable from the real objects.

Essentially the body form of the avatar in a non corporeal space.