cybernetic cybernetic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating the principles of cybernetics

Usage(s):

  1. Still another acquaintance thinks the cybernetic revolution has failed its promise by simply trying to mimic applied human intelligence.
  2. The cybernetic brain compares the patient's symptoms with those of diseases it has previously learned, discards all but three, offers these to the doctor by code number.
  3. He walks on all fours--a major cybernetic achievement, I'm told.

News

  1. Building a Cyborg in the Roaring Twenties

    In the grand scheme of history our medical devices will (hopefully) seem quite primitive to people of the future. And if we make as many advances in the future as we have since the 1920s, we'll all be cybernetic demigods in no time. Read more...        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  2. Video Friday: Quadrotor Acrobatics, Telerobotic Pitcher, and RoboRoach

    Flying robots and cybernetic bugs invade Video Friday
    on June 14, 2013     Source: IEEE Spectrum

  3. IMPRESSIONS: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut Impressions

    This demo needed some cybernetic implants of its own to help new players. I decided to play Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut due to a strong recommendation from a friend. I didn't know much going into the experience other than it’s a first person shooter with RPG elements and that different abilities are gained through cybernetic attachments given to the game’s main character. The demo ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

Quotes

  1. Fong said: "Although I appear to be like a human being most of the time, there's always the underlying robotic consciousness that shows I'ma cybernetic organism. He's quite a multi-faceted character and I had to conjure up bizarre and even...
    on Aug 24, 2009 By: Alex Fong Source: Malaysia Star

  2. Lovelock called this "a cybernetic system with homeostatic tendencies, as detected by chemical anomalies in the Earth's atmosphere".
    on Feb 4, 2006 By: James Lovelock Source: Independent

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