Check out a review of University of Texas Professor Allucquere Rosanne Stone’s recent book “The War of Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age” at Slashdot here. Stone looks at virtual cross-dressers, busy cyber-labs and phone sex to capture that strange but undeniably real point where the boundaries between our technologies and ourselves continue to implode. Not your typical academic writing about cyberspace.
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