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Data made flesh : embodying information

Author: Robert Mitchell; Phillip Thurtle
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2003008836
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mitchell; Phillip Thurtle
ISBN: 1135216673 9781135216672
OCLC Number: 837168756
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : Data made flesh : the material poiesis of informatics / Phillip Thurtle and Robert Mitchell --
Reading the "sensible" body : medicine, philosophy, and semiotics in eighteenth-century France / Anne C. Vila --
Man and horse in harmony / Elisabeth Leguin --
Breeding and training bastards : distinction, information, and inheritance in gilded age trotting horse breeding / Phillip Thurtle --
Desiring information and machines / Mark Poster --
LSDNA : consciousness expansion and the emergence of biotechnology / Richard Doyle --
$ell : body wastes, information, and commodification / Robert Mitchell. The virtual surgeon : new practices for an age of medialization / Timothy Lenoir --
The bride stripped bare to her data : information flow + digibodies / Mary Flanagan --
A feeling for the cyborg / Kathleen Woodward --
If you won't shoot me, at least delete me! Performance art from 1960s wounds to 1990s extensions / Bernadette Wegenstein --
Flesh and metal : reconfiguring the mindbody in virtual environments / N. Katherine Hayles --
Gene(sis) / Steve Tomasula --
Transgenic art online / Eduardo Kac --
Gene(sis) : contemporary art explores human genomics / Robin Held.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Mitchell and Phillip Thurtle.
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