Cybernetics, Digital Anthropology, Cybernetic Totalism
In his One Half A Manifesto, John Lanier forwards six propositions, ultimately outlining a concept of cybernetic totalism. Perhaps most provocatively, Lanier claims that "people are no more than cybernetic patterns," producing a vision of the world in which humans are subject to computer processes at a biological level.
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November 10, 2000
Digital Anthropology, Media Archaeology, & Media Ecology,
Cybernetics, Digital Anthropology