Monday, January 23, 2023

The Cyborgs Among Us

Even in the mid-1990s, as they walked around Kendall Square in Cambridge, the cyborgs could not only search the Web but had mobile e-mail, instant messaging, and remote access to desktop computing. The multiplicity of worlds before them set them apart: they could be with you, but they were always somewhere else as well.

- Sherry Turkle, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

[Photo by Ayesh Rathnayake at Unsplash]

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