Heat, light, motion; Extension of body via electromechanical devices
Connected, emergent consciousness; Obsolescence of body as it becomes
Emergent beings formed via pervasive proximity (infinitely many entities
Cyborg (pre-cyber); the interface boundary is ground
Cyber (post-cyborg); interface is obviously evident (moves from ground
Transcendent (post-cyber; i.e. no distinction in reality between cyber
Non-reality is ground effect; “on the air, man becomes no-body”
Remote control is ground effect; our digiSelves become the voodoo dolls
Mysticism is ground effect; connection to the “higher consciousness” that exists in the plasma of simultaneous experience
Public identity; celebrity (inflection point of obsolescence of privacy;
Digital persona; publicy
Emergent identity(ies) as an attribute of tribal affiliation(s).
For my translation of Professor Federman's "Cultural Paradoxes of Global Village" into Farsi click here.