Common Cyborg (2019) Jillian Weise. A wonderful text investigating the cyborg-experience from a personal point of view.
I went looking for a word to name the Donna Haraways of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, a word inclusive of cyberfeminists and transhumanists, a word that captures the theft of cyborg identity, and mocks the thieves a bit. I call them tryborgs. They have tried to be cyborgs, but they are stuck on the attempt, like a record skipping, forever trying to borg, and forever consigned to their regular un-tech bodies. They are fake cyborgs.
tryborg concerns: The Anthropocene, Texting, Networking
cyborg concerns: Can I afford my leg? Will a stalker, a doctor or the law kill me?