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Friday, July 20, 2012
A Cyborg Is A Cyborg Is A Cyborg
A gunman with a semi-automatic assault rifle with an infrared gun sight and armor-piercing bullets on his way to a massacre is no less a cyborg than Steve Mann wearing his prosthetic Eye-Glass. My point is obviously not to suggest a connection between the two, but precisely to emphasize that political analysis or identity playing out at the level of "the cyborg" is incapable of attention to differences that make a difference.