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Displays and Displacements: Some Thoughts on the Uses of Interactive Screens and How They Affect Mental Maps of Space and Self

Vincent A. de Rooij
Etnofoor
Vol. 15, No. 1/2, SCREENS (2002), pp. 70-78
Published by: Stichting Etnofoor
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25758024
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Abstract

Users/viewers of interactive screens hooked onto digital communication devices develop new notions of self and space. Future developments in wearable communication technology will produce cyborgs whose selves will become less and less autonomous and individual, and more and more transparent and permeable to other members of their social networks.

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