SOURCE: THE A WORD BY BART GAZZOLA
The A Word
Art, Culture & Criticism by Bart Gazzola
An idea suggested by Donna Haraway in the 1990s in an essay titled The Cyborg Manifesto, was that we are, in a pragmatic way, already cyborgs. Her example was the dependence we have upon alarm clocks, or other technology that is so ubiquitous, so ingrained in our lives, that we don’t even ‘notice’ it anymore. That doesn’t even consider things like a pacemaker, or how she wrote this years before we all carried hand held devices that we have come to rely upon, incapable of imagining a world without them….