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South Atlantic Quarterly (1995) 94 (2): 389–415.
Published: 01 April 1995
...Brian Rotman Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Brian Rotman Thinking Dia-Grams: Mathematics, Writing, and Virtual Reality I n the epilogue to his essay on the develop­ ment of writing systems, Roy Harris declares: It says a great deal about Western culture that the question...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 647–668.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Marc Laidlaw Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Marc Laidlaw Virtual Surreality: Our New Romance with Plot Devices A^irtual reality? This is all I know: There s something like a dark empty stage in the middle of your brain. As I start to speak, a little light flickers over...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 793–815.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Manuel De Landa Manuel De Landa Virtual Environments and the Emergence of Synthetic Reason ^\t the end of World War II, Stanislav Ulam and other scientists previously involved in weapons research at Los Alamos discovered the huge potential of computers to create arti­ ficial worlds, where...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1994) 93 (3): 659–674.
Published: 01 July 1994
...Andrew Sullivan Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Andrew Sullivan Virtually Normal In everyone there sleeps A sense of life lived according to love. To some it means the difference they could make By loving others, but across most it sweeps As all they might have been had...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 763–776.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Naomi C. Hanakata; Filippo Bignami Many of the defining characteristics of the urban are shifting to virtual platforms. This process imbues all dimensions of urban life, from governance to politics and participation. During the global pandemic and the lockdown in many countries, this shift has...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 177–188.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., and Deleuze and Guattari, I emphasize the interrelated themes of the distribution of excess, the socius or virtual body of the social, and the reproduction of form. Taking as an example California’s recent struggles to make good on what some have viewed as the revolutionary potential of solar, this essay...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 621–644.
Published: 01 July 2011
... to offer us a new receptacle for the uncanniness of digital verisimilitude, namely, its virtual depth of field. Exploiting biocular vision as binocular vision, it returns our natural stereoscopy to us as mediated spectacle, as uncanny, and as a new standard for cinematic regimes of vision, now...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (3): 715–743.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Kevin Ohi For Robinson Devor's 2000 film Zoo , zoophilia is “digital desire” in ways that go far beyond its thematic fascination with the Internet and with forms of the virtual. Its lavishly excessive visual beauty and its reticence about depicting bestiality make zoophilia a mode of cinematic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1997) 96 (3): 417–437.
Published: 01 July 1997
... in itself expressed as eternal recurrence. In the Cinema books, then, the outside refers to three distinct planes of immanence: universal variation; virtuality as the force of time as change; and virtuality as an absolute mem­ ory, the memory of resistance, which expresses the powers of the outside...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 569–584.
Published: 01 October 1993
... seemed, somehow, important in its utopian plunge into the user-friendly future of better living not only through a chemistry left over from the 1960s, but also through per­ sonal computing, bio and nano technolo­ gies, virtual realities, and an unabashed com­ mitment to consumerism. Cofounded in 1989...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 779–791.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Gareth Branwyn Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Gareth Branwyn Compu-Sex: Erotica for Cybernauts Cyberspace is more than a breakthrough in elec­ tronic media or in computer interface design. With its virtual environments and simulated worlds, cy­ berspace is a . . . tool...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1997) 96 (3): 543–562.
Published: 01 July 1997
..., slow down. 3 Approaching Deleuze in terms of such activity makes it possible to investigate his writings at the level of their production their method­ ology-intervening within their space of construction. I am interested in the way in which movement is virtually present within points of stasis, in how...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 559–568.
Published: 01 October 1993
... their dis­ putes outside the topic, into the virtual version of the back alley a topic-cum-boxing ring called Flame Box, where they may roll up their sleeves and pummel each other witless. Witlessness, in fact, was the order of the day in the flame war I witnessed, where squab­ blers seemed to specialize...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 639–657.
Published: 01 July 2002
... of the child played in the influential discourse that promoted computer-mediated interactivity. In his account of the progress of virtual reality technologies, Howard Rheingold describes the influential work done by Seymour Papert in the late s and s at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory on making...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 851–854.
Published: 01 October 1993
... lifelike behavior in aggregate popula­ tions whose evolution within virtual ecosystems can be used to study the different paths of evolution various species might have taken given different environmental variables. Artificial life also provides a new approach to problem solving, in which the programmed...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of critical “studies” areas and their relationship to posthuman knowledges. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 critical posthumanities immanence ethics of affirmation actual/virtual References Alaimo Stacy . 2010 . Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 135–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
... . PR Newswire . 2000 . “ Virtual U Released: University Management Goes High Tech Computer Simulation Tackles the Management Challenges of Higher Education .” PR News wire , June 27 . www.thefreelibrary.com/Virtual+U+Released%3B+University+Management+Goes+High+Tech+Computer...-a062987647...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 681–712.
Published: 01 October 1993
... decenter the human body, the sacred icon of essential self, in the same way that the virtual reality of cyberspace works to decenter conventional humanist notions of an unproblematic real. By the end of her analy­ sis, though, we discover that the antihumanist critique of cyberpunk doesn t hold...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 431–443.
Published: 01 April 2008
... constructed by the vigilant post-9/11 Benthamite eye of the government can never again let down their guard. Indeed, each vigilant subject literally and figuratively invoked by the plan gives way to the simulacrum of a subject, a virtual placeholder of subjec- tivity in the French war on terror...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 585–616.
Published: 01 October 1993
... of data, they are in­ stalling nothing less than a new dimension: the space of information. This proliferating multidimensional space is virtual, densely webbed, and infinitely complex, a vast and sublime realm accessed through the mediation of our imaginative and technical representations. How powerfully...