Nov 27, 2020
Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century
Posted by Mark Dery Laura Hammond Hough

An Unforgettable Journey into the Dark Heart of the Information AgeIn Escape Velocity Mark Dery takes is on an electrifying tour of the high tech subcultures that both celebrate and critique our wired world would be cyborgs who believe the body is obsolete and dream of downloading their minds into computers, cyber hippies who boost their brainpower with smart drugs and miAn Unforgettable Journey into the Dark Heart of the Information AgeIn Escape Velocity Mark Dery takes is on an electrifying tour of the high tech subcultures that both celebrate and critique our wired world would be cyborgs who believe the body is obsolete and dream of downloading their minds into computers, cyber hippies who boost their brainpower with smart drugs and mind machines, on line swingers seeking cybersex on electronic bulletin boards, techno primitives who sport biomechanical tattoos of computer circuitry and cyberpunk roboticists whose Mad Max contraptions duel to the death before howling crowds.Timely, trenchant, and provocative, Escape Velocity is the first truly critical inquiry into cyberculture essential reading for everyone interested in computer culture and the shape of things to come.

  • Title: Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century
  • Author: Mark Dery Laura Hammond Hough
  • ISBN: 9780802135209
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Paperback
  • Escape Velocity Cyberculture at the End of the Century An Unforgettable Journey into the Dark Heart of the Information AgeIn Escape Velocity Mark Dery takes is on an electrifying tour of the high tech subcultures that both celebrate and critique our wired

    Anya Weber

    So how about it, ladies would you rather be a goddess or a cyborg Escape Velocity examines our changing relationships to our bodies, minds, spirits, and especially the technology in which we currently float, twist, and dream Who else but Mark Dery would draw such elegant parallels between bodybuilders and cyberpunks, or between cyborg technology and James Brown s Get Up I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine Dery wrote this book over 15 years ago, and some of his subjects, such as certain performance a [...]


    Elisabet Roselló

    Un imprescindible en mi estanter a Repasa y hace una cr tica inspiradora, desde el punto de vista acad mico, de la cibercultura Evidentemente muchas perspectivas han quedado obsoletas, fue escrito hace 20 a os, y la cibercultura y la sociedad digital ha ido cambiando paulatinamente, pero la base de todo lo escrito pro Dery sigue siendo de gran referencia para hoy en d a.


    Florin Pitea

    Here s a Romanian review on my blog tesatorul 2010 03



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