Responsibility and the Thingiverse

Relationships between doctors and patients are changing due to information available on the internet. Individuals research their symptoms online and visit their doctors equipped with hunches and printouts. This behaviour has been met with mixed responses from the medical community; some doctors feel that their authority is being challenged and others are happy to see… Continue reading Responsibility and the Thingiverse

Virtual reality and being in a body

Affect is a slippery term. It can be used to mean something pre-social, something felt, an inbetween-ness, emotive qualities and bodily sensations. In this post I will focus on bodily sensations and virtual reality (VR) technologies. VR is poised to overhaul health care, entertainment, pornography, education and more. These technologies introduce novel ways of thinking… Continue reading Virtual reality and being in a body