Man, 61, could be world's first real cyborg

October 14, 2019  19:16

Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan, 61, wants to be the first ever cyborg named Peter 2.0, as 2 years ago, he was diagnosed with a motor neuron disease - a disease that leads to muscle wasting and ultimately fatal, Perth Now reported

Peter Scott-Morgan made an avatar of his face before losing control of it. The avatar reacts using the body language of artificial intelligence. The doctor also studied and tested eye tracking technology to control multiple computers using only his eyes.

And this week, he refused the opportunity to speak, and thanks to this, now he is not in danger in the form of saliva entering the lungs.

“Almost everything about me is going to be irreversibly changed - body and brain. It goes without saying that all my physical interaction with the world will become robotic. And naturally, my existing five senses are going to be enhanced. But far more importantly, part of my brain, and all of my external persona, will soon be electronic - totally synthetic. From then on, I’ll be part hardware, part wetware, part digital, part analogue. And it won’t stop there: I’ve got more upgrades in progress than Microsoft. Mine isn’t just a version change. It’s a metamorphosis,” he said.

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