Critical Media Lab Salon

Hello! I recently did a talk at the University of Waterloo’s Critical Media Lab, as part of the “CML Salon” research share series. This was my second time participating in one of these, as I love the opportunity to present work that, for graduate scholars, could benefit from some feedback outside of doctoral committees, or is still…

Hubert Dreyfus’ “On the Internet”

I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately on texts that fall under the “Philosophy of Technology” genre, and many of them are books and articles on artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, bodies in technology, cyberspace, and online identity. I thought I would post some summaries here to keep track of all my notes in an…

Mark Hansen’s “Bodies in Code” continued

Here, I will continue my reading and notes from the introductory chapter of Hansen’s Bodies in Code.  Throughout the introduction, Hansen turns to the work of Myron Krueger, a pioneer in mixed reality thinking.  Krueger, says Hansen, looks at the interface of human and computer to argue that the body is the mediator between the computer and…