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A bug in the system: speculations on cybernetics, superorganisms, and simulated serendipity

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What is a cybernetic organism in the age of digital imagining? Where can we find a historical nexus between the methods used to models systems and the increasing velocity of digital images? How do bodies fracture and congeal when integrated...