Blog 8 Digital Publics

THE FUTURE IS NOW!

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Clive Thompson’s musings on ambient awareness reminded me of a point a professor of mine made concerning the cyborg manifesto. She claimed that we, today in modern times, have already become cyborgs. We carry around mini computers that link us to impossible amounts of information, not just about the world around us but to other living breathing human beings and their thoughts. Our awareness of the world has grown exponentially and turned us into creatures that have typically been considered as monstrous.

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