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Humans As Software Extensions

2018, essay

A contemporary condition and configuration that I would call humans as software extensions. In this configuration, people are extending computational systems by offering their bodies, their senses, and their cognition; and specifically, bodies and minds that can be easily plugged in, rewired, and discarded. These are bodies and minds that are algorithmically managed and under the permanent pressure of constant availability, efficiency and perpetual self-optimization […]