The increase of capacity or addition of attributes to a thing or system. Can refer to the merging of technology with biological matter to increase human abilities of thought, perception, physical strength or other attributes.

Articles on that refer to Augmentation

Respirocytes By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
The Vasculoid Personal Appliance By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Intelligence Augmentation By Pattie Maes
Openness and the Metaverse Singularity By Jamais Cascio
Tearing Toward the Spike By Damien Broderick
The coming superintelligence: who will be in control? By Amara D. Angelica
Track 7 Tech Vectors to Take Advantage of Technological Acceleration By Max More
Microbivores: Artificial Mechanical Phagocytes By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Techies vs. Neo-Luddites: Progress Action Coalition Formed By Amara D. Angelica
Response to Fortune Editors' Invitational By Ray Kurzweil

News Articles that refer to Augmentation

Robots and the Rest of Us
EXTRO-5 event focuses on relinquishment
Extro-5 counters critics of change
A powered exoskeleton could transform the average joe into a supersoldier
Kurzweil receives honorary doctorate at Landmark College
Diverse views of 'artificial worlds' at PopTech conference
Engineered enhancers closer than you think
The Dream of a Lifetime
Souls of a new machine
MIT Media Lab H2.0 videos available online

Related Links

Exoskeletons for Human Performance Augmentation - DARPA