QuestionsAre you a cyborg?What’s the definition of ‘cyborg’?What do you think we can get along withtechnology that must be achieved much more?
1. Are we Cyborgs!?!?Of course,we are not RoboCop, Terminator or Cyborg009…BUT…We are always connecting to computers orcellphone devices as an extension of our body.
2. Look at anthropology(the scientific study of people, their societies,cultures and etc.) "Oh, now were a new form of Homosapiens, and look at these fascinating cultures, and look at these curious rituals that everybodys doing around this technology. Theyre clicking on things and staring at screens."
Connecting to technology is….a physical modification of selfto extend our physical selves, go faster, hit thingsharder, and theres been a limit on that. nownot an extension of the physical self, but anextension of the mental selflook at the inside of your computer• if you print it out, it looks like a thousand pounds of material that youre carrying around all the time.• if you lose that information, it means that you suddenly have this loss in your mind, that you suddenly feel like somethings missing, except you arent able to see it.
3. You have a second selfAnalog – Digital Facebook, Twitter and other SNS timeline means your online selfProblemYoung have to go throughtwo awkward age.
4. Time and Space have compressedWormholes (folding space and time) in yourpocketa different type of time on every single deviceex. every single browser tab gives you a differenttype of timewe can dig things that we‘ve lost on our analogbrains by devices carrying in our pockets Ambient intimacy
ex. were not always connected to everybody butat anytime / to anyonewe can connect by digital devices. possibility…people arent taking time /arent slowing downand stopping for those who are around themare trying to compete for their attention on thesimultaneous time interfaces
Quotations ‘technology doesnt just get adopted… It gets adopted because people use it and its made for humans.’ ‘it(=technology) ends up being more human than technology, because were co-creating each other all the time.’