Category Archives: cyborg

senseAbility – Mediale Praktiken des Sehens und Hörens (#BookReview, german)

Wer Hören und Sehen als zwangsläufig natürlich gegebene Fähigkeiten interpretiert, geht unweigerlich auch davon aus, dass als „unnatürlich“ gilt, wer nichts hört oder sieht. Was aber, wenn wir beides als Praktiken begreifen, die sich eher als Effekte technologisch bedingter Handlungszusammenhänge ergeben? … Continue reading

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Design and Organisation 2.0: From „Design for Life“ to „Design Your Life“

Looking at society as the embodiment of a living environment, which is constituted of social, cultural, mental and material components, raises the question about how this is (or should be) actually organised. In the summer semester 2015, a new issue of … Continue reading

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Die Mobilisierung des Körpers (Conference Report)

“Die Technik rückt dem Menschen auf den Pelz”. Christoph Asmuth wählte ein eindringliches Bild als Eröffnungs-Statement für das Symposium „Die Mobilisierung des Körpers“ am Dresdner Hygienemuseum. Rund 50 Teilnehmende waren gekommen, um sich an zwei Tagen über vergangene, gegenwärtige, zukünftige, … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Biochip Implants

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