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Cyborg PowerPoint & Readings

Per Diane's request, here is my presentation PowerPoint from a few weeks ago:
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As far as recommended readings, some of the most interesting sources I've found so far are...

  • The Cyborg Handbook. Chris Hables Gray, Ed., with Heidi J. Figueroa-Sarriera & Steven Mentor. New York: Routledge, 1995.
  • Haraway, Donna J. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: the Reinvention of Nature. New York: Routledge, 1991.
  • Muri, Allison. The Enlightenment Cyborg: A History of Communications and Control in the Human Machine, 1660-1830. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
  • Rorvick, David, As Man Becomes Machine: The Evolution of the Cyborg. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1971
  • For machine/memory, check out...

  • Bush, Vannevar, “As We May Think,? in The New Media Reader, Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, Eds. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2003.
  • Wiener, Norbert. “Men, Machines, and the World About,? in The New Media Reader, Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, Eds. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2003.