How We Became Posthuman: N Katherine Hayles | Anthro of the Body | Appunti sparsi di Antropologia del Corpo | Scoop.it

Patterns of information are more essential to the state of being than any "material instantiation, so that embodiment in a biological substrate is seen as an accident of history rather than an inevitability of life" - "seamlessly articulated with intelligent machines. In the posthuman, there are no essential differences or absolute demarcations between bodily existence and computer simulation, cybernetic mechanism and biological organism, robot technology and human goals".


Via Richard Thomas