The kneecap in transhumanist Winter Mraz’s leg isn’t the one she was born with — instead, it’s a 3D-printed replica doctors created for her following a serious car crash.

Devices designed to address medical problems are the most common kind of cyborg tech.

But a growing number of people, including Mraz herself, are taking it upon themselves to voluntarily enhance their bodies with technology — and sometimes for reasons that are more aesthetic than practical.

BBC Scotland’s “The Nine” recently published a fascinating new exploration of modern transhumanism, talking to Mraz and others like her about their decisions to insert various bits of tech into their bodies.

Much of the tech appears to be useful — the radio-frequency-identification chip in Mraz’s left hand, for example, unlocks her front door.

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