yes The Disconnected

2 Readers may wonder why the Pudkrevi have not taken genetic engineering or other invasive techniques right into the human body and embedded information technology into their brains and limbs. The reason is that the Pudkrevi saw their bodies not just as appendages to an information system called the mind, but as integrated processors, mind and body working together. Rather than disrupt this magnificent instrument, they kept their innovations to their surroundings.