Week 09: Oct. 27

Lahti’s article recognizes our propensity to get “sucked in” to video games, and the immersive experience that they provide to our senses.

Haraway’s Cyborg Manifesto also proposes that we acknowledge our embeddeness within circuits of information and material technology, but sees this as a political opportunity.

Are immersion and embeddedness related? How so or how not?

How does Haraway hope to reclaim the technologies and theories of Cold-war technology and militarism and use them for progressive theories? How is this different from utopian approaches to technology?