English 1102- Hayles

English 1102- Hayles - Courtois 1 Rhodes Courtois Dr Ruth...

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Unformatted text preview: Courtois 1 Rhodes Courtois Dr. Ruth McIntyre English 1102-01 14 March 2011 Digital-Human and Interface Issue (Revision) The society that we are living in today is mostly, if not completely digitalized. As humans, we have been touched by this digitalization. In fact, we have been affected so dramatically by this digital phenomenon that many like K. Hayles consider us to be “digital- human.” Hayles uses the word “interface,” which is the point of interaction between two groups. Hayles’ Electronic Literatur e discusses the relationship between humans and technology. In this paper, I will analyze the above-mentioned relationship through two events and respond to Hayles’ arguments about them. Hayles’ argument concerning the digital-human interface states that computation “becomes a powerful way to reveal to us the implications of our contemporary situation, creating revelations that work both within and beneath conscious thought.” The word “powerful” usually refers to an authority. The word “creating” implies that it is question of the creation of something refers to an authority....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1102 taught by Professor Mc.intyre during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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English 1102- Hayles - Courtois 1 Rhodes Courtois Dr Ruth...

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