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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 311–326.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and information and follows such a bifurcation along three stages: the industrial factory, the cybernetic society, and planetary computation. More generally, the essay tries to recombine the energy theory of labor (labor as manual and energetic activity) with the information theory of labor , that is, labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1997) 96 (3): 439–463.
Published: 01 July 1997
... from his work on Spi­ noza, which advances a mechanistic material­ ism of efficient causality. In fact, this image of Deleuze has in part motivated the application of his ideas in terms ofthe seemingly reductive ma­ terialisms of cybernetics, artificial intelligence (AI), and body-centered sociology...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Eden . 2014 . Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Morozov Evgeny . 2016 . “ Welcome to the New Feudalism—with Silicon Valley as Our Overlords | Evgeny Morozov .” Guardian , April 24 . https://www.theguardian.com...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 713–733.
Published: 01 October 1993
... masculinist self even though the Defense Department s prominent role in the development of cybernetic equipment has given the cyborg an aggressive military background.24 Haraway proposes an alternative way of conceptualizing cyborgs in terms of a hybrid subjectivity. Her Sex, Memories, Angry Women 719 cyborg...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1992) 91 (3): 501–523.
Published: 01 July 1992
... of the cyborg, a postmodern monster who recon­ ciles cybernetic technology and organism, technoculture and nature, dystopia and Arcadia, simulacrum and original in a single body. The cyborg signifies biology morphed by technology, a playfully per­ verse notion that has permeated technocultural discourses since...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
... from the often hysterical claims of an evil media, the critique of linearity here usually overlooks the more nuanced model of cybernetics that Norbert Wiener (1961) proposed, which was inter- ested in processes of nonlinearity, random noise, and feedback (see Pias 2003). Within models of second...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1968) 67 (2): 370–379.
Published: 01 April 1968
... modification of this linear model for the process of the flows of intercultural ideas as well as for -the flows of other messages is -the concept of cybernetics devel­ oped by Norbert Wiener and associates.5 Here a communications system is pictured as circular, with feedback from the destination affecting...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1992) 91 (3): 785–786.
Published: 01 July 1992
... in underground anthologies such as Semiotext(e) (1992) and college textbooks. He is currently at work on Cyberculture: Road Warriors, Console Cowboys and the Silicon Underground, a survey of cybernetic subcultures. mark edmundson teaches English at the University of Virginia and is a contributing editor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 747–766.
Published: 01 October 2019
... cybernet- ics (Beer 1979), or biology (Allen and Starr 2017). The term holon derives from the greek holos = whole, with the suffix on which, as in proton and neutron, suggest a particular part (Koestler 1967: 48). Holons thus are systems within systems making nested sequences of parts and whole. Each...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 January 2020
... . Marx Karl . 1978 . Capital , vol. 2 , translated by Fernbach David . London : Penguin . Medina Eden . 2011 . Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Messler Robert W. . 2013 . Reverse Engineering...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 681–712.
Published: 01 October 1993
... and relationship . . . which gives the sense of a generation or of a period. 13 Several critics have discussed the details of the relationship between cyberpunk and a postmodern sensibility.11 For example, in her essay Cybernetic Deconstructions: Cyberpunk and Postmodernism, Veronica Hollinger reads cyberpunk...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 July 1993
... which with au­ thentic candor surrenders itself to the metanarratives of the techno­ crat and the petit bourgeois. And from the celebration of narrative, it moves on to the fetishization of the code to which it attributes the capacity to reduce all use values to equivalent exchange values (cybernetic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (2): 299–316.
Published: 01 April 2023
... other things, to focus on the principles of labor, desire, and choices, along with a challenge to the forces of the new postwar world that seemed arrayed against them. He extols the sciences as the foundation of a new humanism, taking up the insights of still-vibrant fields of cybernetics and systems...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 625–637.
Published: 01 July 2002
... of sensual per- ception, the medium becomes condition not only of contact, but also 15 of transmission. In contrast to the cybernetic concept of media transmission (the channel of information systems), this in-between doesn’t manipulate the signal but makes itself apparently...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 888–891.
Published: 01 October 2020
... University and is author of several books on digital media and critical theory, including The Interface Effect (2012). A 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, Galloway is currently fin- ishing a new manuscript on the deep history of cybernetics. Paul Guillibert has a doctorate in philosophy from Université Paris Nanterre...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 735–754.
Published: 01 October 2015
... “dangerously utopian” proposals and offers, for her contribution to that project, a vision of cybernetic postfamilial commu- nism. To adapt Snitow’s observation about Firestone’s utopian writing to the more specific genre of the utopian manifesto, “part of the demonizing of the text arises out...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 569–584.
Published: 01 October 1993
... and power. The Cybernet is in place. If fusion is real, we ll find out about it fast. The old information elites are crumbling. The kids are at the controls. This magazine is about what to do until the millennium comes. We re talking about Total Possibilities. Radical assaults on the limits of biology...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1999) 98 (4): 625–631.
Published: 01 October 1999
... cultures across time the garden has been After the Garden? 627 both site and object of what would now be called cultural reflexivity. It has been a favorite spot for human beings to consider their lot in this and other worlds. Even as cybernetics infiltrates everyday life more and more, the gar­ den still...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 627–645.
Published: 01 October 1993
...., The Sentimental Futurist: Cybernetics and Art in William Gibson s Neuromancer," Critique 33 (Spring 1992): 221-40. 26 Kaplan, Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, 283. 27 William Gibson, Neuromancer. Electronic ed. (New York, 1992), 228, 510-11. 28 Peter von Brandenburg and Marianne Trench, Cyberpunk (a documentary dis­...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 617–626.
Published: 01 October 1993
... nervous systems, insofar The Apocalyptic Book 625 as they are mechanisms, are linked to those of the computer in a cybernetic field. When the disk has run its course, everything in the text book, camera, gun, explosion, father, town, time, memory is encrypted into a mechanized code much like...