Data Made Flesh: Embodying Information

Data Made Flesh: Embodying Information

by Robert Mitchell
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135216665
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Phillip Thurtle is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Robert Mitchell is Assistant Professor of English at Duke University.

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