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Cyborg : digital destiny and human possibility in the age of the wearable computer

Author: Steve Mann; Hal Niedzviecki
Publisher: [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Steve Mann is a cyborg. He sees the entire world, including himself, through a video lens--the WearComp system. He can control what he sees, liberating his imaginative space from the visual stimuli-billboards and flashing neon signs--that threaten to overwhelm us. While recognizing the danger that human beings could be controlled by technology and the corporations that produce it for profit, Mann is also fascinated  Read more...
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Named Person: Steve Mann; Steve Mann; Steve Mann
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Mann; Hal Niedzviecki
ISBN: 0385658257 9780385658256 0385658265 9780385658263
OCLC Number: 46856347
Description: xii, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Imaging the cyborg revolution --
Owning the cyborg --
Reinventing the cyborg --
Shooting back: privacy in the cyborg age --
The Mediated cyborg: toward community --
The Right to think: imaging the cyborg community.
Responsibility: Steve Mann with Hal Niedzviecki.

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"Steve Mann is a cyborg. He sees the entire world, including himself, through a video lens--the WearComp system. He can control what he sees, liberating his imaginative space from the visual stimuli-billboards and flashing neon signs--that threaten to overwhelm us. While recognizing the danger that human beings could be controlled by technology and the corporations that produce it for profit, Mann is also fascinated by the vast possibilities presented by the wearable computer"--Back cover.

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