Chapter 12 – BioHacking – An Example

Cyborg images in popular culture

One of the reasons I chose this topic was because of my interest in science fiction and cyborgs.

Here is a collection of cyborg images in popular culture.


Historic image from Italy in the year 1569.Ā  An unknown artist used the copper engraving technique to produce this image which was photographed and shared via Wikipedia.


Old picture of half human and half machine done in 1569
Created in 1569, this is an Italian artist’s conception of a part human, part machine. Photo credit from Wikipedia. This is a public domain image as the artist has been dead for more than 100 years.


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