Tag: cyborgs

Fetishes or Cyborgs? Religion as technology in the Afro-Atlantic space

Giovanna Capponi , October 12th, 2021


(Editor’s Note: This blog post is part of the Thematic Series Data Swarms Revisited) Exú, the trickster god, Axé Ilé Oba – São Paulo (photo by Giovanna Capponi)…


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On Drones and Ectoplasms: Breath of Gaia

Angeliki Malakasioti , August 19th, 2021


(Editor’s Note: This blog post is part of the Thematic Series Data Swarms Revisited) Painting form the art project On Drones and Ectoplasms: Breath of Gaia. ©Angeliki Malakasioti…


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Mine Detection Dog ‘Unit’: More Than Humans in the Humanitarian World

Diana Pardo Pedraza , January 28th, 2020


How to “clean” and “liberate” contaminated territories occupied by remnants of war? How to perceive and remove explosive devices specifically designed to evade detection? How to remedy and…


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Why YOU Should Be an Academic Cyborg (and Maybe Already Are)

Jodie-Lee Trembath , January 17th, 2018


Although I’ve often been heard to sigh and groan that “technology hates me”, just like any other self-respecting anthropologist, in this post I want to consider just what…


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