Cyborg series

on cognitive assemblages

Rules:

a book chapter or video will be announced to study before the meeting

a place to discuss will be announced

Enroll:

join our signal group:

introduce yourself

Also:

Free and open to all

Safe space for queers and PoCs

If you don’t study the assignment, please make space for those who do

calendar

An ad-hoc study series where we learn and debate extended cognition, new technologies and relevant theories to understand what's ahead.

We meet every other tuesday 6 PM EST. Signal group and notes board.

Notes

Sessions

5

Feb 7, 2023

The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood by James Gleick (chapter 7: Information theory, on Claude Shannon, start at "Shannon had a notion along similar lines.") and Staying with the Trouble by Donna Haraway (chapter 3: Sympoiesis)

4

Dec 14, 2022

Simulacra and Simulation: Hypermarket and Hypercommodity (page 52) and The Implosion of Meaning in the Media (page 55)

3

Nov 30, 2022

Introduction to Distributed Communications Networks by RAND and Supersizing the Mind by Andy Clark (chapter 2, The Negotiable Body)

2

Nov 16, 2022

The Uncut Self by Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan

1

Nov 9, 2022

meshworks, hierarchies and interfaces by Manuel DeLanda