Cyborg Subjects

Cyborg Subjects, an open source online journal on digital culture, leads with:

On May 26, 2010 The Telegraph reported that a British scientist had been infected by a computer virus. Mark Gasson, of the University of Reading, claimed to be the first human to have come in contact with a technological virus. A chip that is inserted into his hand, which he apparently uses to unlock his mobile phone with, had been “programmed” with a virus that could spread to other technological devices.

Volume #0 considers what the cyborg subject is. Volume #1 should be appearing soon.


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