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Data Made Flesh: Embodying Information



In an age of cloning, cyborgs, and biotechnology, the line between bodies and bytes seems to be disappearing. Data Made Flesh is the first collection to address the increasingly important links between information and embodiment, at a moment when we are routinely tempted, in the words of Donna Haraway, ‘to be raptured out of the bodies that matter in the lust for information’, whether in the rush to complete the Human Genome Project or in the race to clone a human being.


Data Made Flesh

Pub Date : 2013-02-01 | Author : Robert Mitchell | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135216665
ISBN 13 : 1135216665

In an age of cloning, cyborgs, and biotechnology, the line between bodies and bytes seems to be disappearing. Data Made Flesh is the first collection to address the increasingly im..


Anime And Philosophy

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Josef Steiff | Publisher : Open Court Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780812696707
ISBN 13 : 0812696700

Anime and Philosophy focuses on some of the most-loved, most-intriguing anime films and series, as well as lesser-known works, to find what lies at their core. Astro Boy, Dragon Ba..


Bioart And The Vitality Of Media

Pub Date : 2015-09-14 | Author : Robert E. Mitchell | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 9780295998770
ISBN 13 : 0295998776

Bioart -- art that uses either living materials (such as bacteria or transgenic organisms) or more traditional materials to comment on, or even transform, biotechnological practice..


Semiotic Flesh

Pub Date : 2012-01-15 | Author : Phillip Thurtle | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 9780295804347
ISBN 13 : 0295804343

For much of the 20th century, an apparently solid conceptual wall allowed us to separate information and bodies. Information is that which exists between elements; bodies are the e..


Hospitality Of The Matrix

Pub Date : 2012-09-04 | Author : Irina Aristarkhova | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231504089
ISBN 13 : 023150408X

The question “Where do we come from?” has fascinated philosophers, scientists, and artists for generations. This book reorients the question of the matrix as a place where ever..


Affect And Artificial Intelligence

Pub Date : 2011-03-01 | Author : Elizabeth A. Wilson | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 0295800003
ISBN 13 : 9780295800004

In 1950, Alan Turing, the British mathematician, cryptographer, and computer pioneer, looked to the future: now that the conceptual and technical parameters for electronic brains h..


Philosophy In The Flesh

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : George Lakoff | Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015046908979
ISBN 13 :

Reexamines the Western philosophical tradition, looking at the basic concepts of the mind, time, causation, morality, and the self..


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