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Technophobia: Science Fiction Visions of Posthuman Technology.
Dinello, Daniel.
Technophobia: Science Fiction Visions of Posthuman Technology.
Techno-heaven or techno-hell? If you believe many scientists working in the emerging fields of twenty-first-century technology, the future is blissfully bright. Initially, human bodies will be perfected through genetic manipulation and the fusion of human and machine; later, human beings will completely shed the shackles of pain, disease, and even death, as human minds are downloaded into death-free robots whereby they can live forever in a heavenly "posthuman" existence. In this techno-utopian future, humanity will be saved by the godlike power of technology.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Pap.
Pages: 341 pp
Publisher: University of Texas.
Year: 2006
Publication Place: Austin,
ISBN: 9780292709867
Book Id: 94256

Price: $30.00

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