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Humans are surrounded by built objects and networks. So profoundly are A short talk
humans altering their biological and physical landscapes that some have introducing some of
openly suggested that the proper object of anthropological study should be the concepts
cyborgs rather than humans, for, as Donna Haraway says, "we are all elaborated on in this
cyborgs now". site, including the
second self, panic architecture and
Cyborg Anthropology takes the view that most of modern human life is a how technology is changing
product of both human and non-human objects. humanity.

How we interact with machines and technology in many ways defines who Watch the talk here
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of objects and technology on humans and culture. This site is designed to be
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Anthropology, the study of humans, has traditionally concentrated on

discovering the process of evolution through which the human came to be
(physical anthropology), or on understanding the beliefs, languages, and
behaviors of past or present human groups (archaeology, linguistics, cultural

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