Cyborgs and nomads

a vision of identity for the information age by Brian Babcock

Publisher: Humanities Honors Program, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 73 Downloads: 612
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  • Information society,
  • Information technology -- Social aspects,
  • Cyborgs,
  • Nomads

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 72-73).

Other titlesVision of identity for the information age.
Statementby Brian Babcock.
SeriesStanford honors essay in humanities -- no. 44.
LC ClassificationsHM851 .B32 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 73 p. ;
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17603710M

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From Robocop to the Terminator to Eve 8, no image better captures our deepest fears about technology than the cyborg, the person who is both flesh and metal, brain and electronics.

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