"The properties of the robot were being assimilated as if they were a property of the animal's own body."Interesting choice of words, "assimilated".
This might solve the age old battle of Monkey vs Robot.
(Suddenly I have this cyberpunkish idea of robotic cyborgs controlled by monkey brains.)
Could DNI (Direct Neural Interface) or other ways of controlling computers be that far behind?
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