] As of next Monday I will be on tour. So, in an effort to
] cut myself some slack from the few precious civilian days
] remaining, I'm opting to post the following talk, which
] I gave last year at the Vancouver Art Gallery. VAG had
] mounted an ambitious if oddly titled (The Uncanny) show
] around the theme of "the cyborg". Since this seemed to be
] "the cyborg" as academics understand "the cyborg", and
] not just a cyborg, or cyborgs, as you or I might
] understand cyborg(s) I took it upon myself to lower the
] tone of the proceedings with the following.
What were things like before television?
William Gibson: In the Visegrips of Dr. Satan (w/ Vannevar Bush and Google)