I enjoy making the argument that the Baby Boom generation will be the first cyborg generation. I like making this argument because it connects their invention of youth culture with their political position to enjoy the benefits of emerging cyborg technology. Always easy for me to point to the artificial hip, artificial knee, laser surgery, to show how this technology is already around us.
Logically the next step would be the brain implant. Turns out researchers at Ohio State are working on just that.
They have successfully implanted a pacemaker into an alzheimer's patients brain which will use deep brain stimulation (DBS) to help normalize their cognitive activity. The research will monitor the patient to see if use of DBS will decrease the rate of cognitive degeneration if not improve it: