Humberto Maturana (b.1928), a neurophysiologist from Chile, was a member of the second wave of cybernetics (1960–85) (Hayles 1999: 131), and has made a name for himself in developing a theory of autopoiesis, or the nature of reflexive feedback control… Read More ›
Analysis of Derrida’s Archive Fever
A key reference point for recent analyses of archival technologies is the work of Jacques Derrida, in particular his Archive Fever. This difficult essay – originally a lecture delivered by Derrida in 1994 under the title ‘The Concept of the… Read More ›
Cyberculture, Cyberpunk, Technopoly and Cybercriticism
Cyberculture: cyberspace, technoculture, virtual communities, virtual realities, virtual identities, virtual space, cyborgs, cybernetics, cyberbodies, spectacles, simulations, simulacra and so forth. Cyberculture exists within the globally networked, computer-sustained, computer-accessed and/or computer-generated multidimensional virtual realities. Originally existing in the pages of science… Read More ›
Technocriticism: An Essay
The development of computer technology and the new versions of texts that are electronic texts to be read on screen rather than in the print form has had drastic impact in traditional literary studies. The influence of technology has always… Read More ›
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