Technologies of the New Real
Viral Contagion and Death of the Social
With astonishing speed and little public debate, we now live in a reality where interactions with drones, robotic bodies, and surveillance are common. Synthetic biology is merging with artificial intelligence and robotic limbs, forming a newly blended reality of machines, bodies, and affect. This book explores the ways technology intersects with and permeates the social, political, and economic realities of our lives, erasing the traditional boundaries between humans and machines.