Eng 101: Virtual Reality & Composition

“The Devil Inside: Invasions of the Extra-Technical Appendage Into the Organic Body,” (Week Seven)

November 14th, 2011 by Casey Henry · No Comments

Reading due today:

Stanford article about implantation:

(http://www.stanford.edu/dept/HPS/transplant/html/history.html)

Article detailing mind-control using external chip implanted in brain:

(http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/13/science/13brain.html)

William S. Burroughs’ The Soft Machine, “The Mayan Caper,” (on blackboard) and “Appendix,” (on blackboard).

 

Assignment:   Write a post about how one of the following affected your opinion on ‘the body as a whole,’ or the process of organ implantation/manipulation in general.  Feel free to make connections in between the texts.

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