Animal – Cyborg Hybrids

In Robot Futures I remark on the possibility of hybrid creatures that use biological and digital systems in strange juxtaposition.  Today’s New York Times article, The Snails of War, describes DoD-funded research in this direction.  These are very, very early days and part of my interest in this article is the “There is a long way” comment near the end. Is this a decade or a century away from fruition? It is hard to tell..

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