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Does (Human) Materiality Matter?

nat muller - November 28th 2003

What separates people from animals is syntax and technology.

Rodney Books, Flesh and Machines: How Robots Will Change Us. (Pantheon, 2002)

Runaway World

Anthony Giddens:

The Effects

  • Containing “data bodies”
  • Containing physical bodies
  • Obsession with databases, archives, surveillance

Michelle Teran: Life A User's Manual:

Actor or Metaphor?



FoAM: txOom:


  • proximity in space and time
  • presence
  • human-human networks
  • affective computing

Kristina Andersen

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