A Cyborg is a being with both biological and artificial (e.g. electronic, mechanical or robotic) parts.
Though today’s world, only people with medical issues or disabilities get to be cyborgs, cyborgs are already walking among us! While I am happy that technology can make the life of those less fortunate better, and I am certainly happy that this ensures funding will continue to go to programs which interface human and machine, I wish that technology would hurry up into the area of “recreational cyborgs”. Recreational cyborg is a term I coined (though I would love to see better terms, I refuse to use terms like “body hacking”). It means someone who is a cyborg not to achieve what most human bodies achieve on their own (heart pacing, hearing, sight) but who goes above and beyond the capabilities evolution instilled in us.
I want to have a magnetic sense that points me towards north. I want to have eyesight which allows me to see individual photons (observing quantum mechanics directly). I want to be able to browse the web from my eyes. I see no reason to live with merely what evolution gave me.
Aside: smartphones are an important first step towards this. Smartphones which have the wrist-watch form factor, I hope, will be the next step, and after that full implantation.