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Wetwares: Experiments in Postvital Living

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816640096
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 6/15/2003
  • Series: Theory Out of Bounds Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Welcome to Wetwares, N.0 1
Ch. 1 Representing Life for a Living 19
Ch. 2 Simflesh, Simbones: At Play in the Artificial Life Ribotype 43
Ch. 3 Disciplined by the Future: The Promising Bodies of Cryonics 63
Ch. 4 "Give Me a Body, Then": Corporeal Time-Images 89
Ch. 5 "Remains to Be Seen": A Self-Extracting Amalgam 101
Ch. 6 Uploading Anticipation, Becoming Silicon 121
Ch. 7 Dot Coma: The Dead Zone of Media and the Replication of Family Values 145
Ch. 8 "Take My Bone Marrow, Please": The Community in Which We Have Organs in Common 173
Ch. 9 Wetwares; or, Cutting Up a Few Aliens 181
Ch. 10 Sympathy for the Alien: Informatic Ecologies and the Proliferation of Abduction 193
Notes 217
Index 233
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