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  1. 29-11-2015 to , , , by totpunk and -1 others
  2. The popular image is of cyborg as supermodel: a streamlined, metallic mannequin, the flexibility of flesh reinforced with the precision of steel and circuitry; a robot of symmetrical form and shimmering mechanism; an ikon of immortality, flickering agelessly through mechanical reproduction. We are these things, yes. And have been in metaphor, well before any rude augmentation was imagined, or attempted. But this model, super- or otherwise, is not the best image of the cyborg. Machines had their eponymous Age, but it was not until becoming Information that they came into their own. And ours. First introduced in a 1960 article notable for its profound reversal of entity and environment, cyborg made its linguistic debut and in so doing, proposed radical new destinies to manifest.
  3. Those who observe the practices proliferating on digital networks can however not fail to be struck both by the speed with which they have developed—in particular what have come to be called “social networks”—and by the fact that hyper-consumerist and addictogenic behaviours have developed which frequently turn out to be more violent and mimetic than those springing from the culture industries characteristic of consumerist society.
  4. A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century
  5. vom technorati-macher: versuch eines nachfolgers des cluetrain manifest
  6. Über das Internet entdecken und gestalten die Menschen neue Wege, um relevantes Wissen mit rasender Geschwindigkeit auszutauschen.

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