Superhero to Ordinary: The Rise of Cyborg Technology

The Town of the Talk

The 21st century has been exposed to the largely commercial and enjoyed superhero genre of films. It was the year 2000 that brought the superhero genre into a different light, a more serious perception of people who are born into gifts (mutants), seen through Bryan Singer’s X-Men. This was followed by the The Dark Knight trilogy, the Marvel and the DC Extended Universes, and we have watched on in total bewilderment in the extraordinary powers and technologies that these characters are capable of. But are these abilities really that extraordinary now?

Cyborgs, in Donna Haraway’s perception, is a cybernetic organism, a hybrid of machine and organism, a creature of social reality and a creature of fiction. In other words, cyborgs are both of natural to this world and not. However, cyborgs are all around us, humanity developing into a more technological species, which Elon Musk states is pivotal in…

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