Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Deus Ex Optica: Robotic Migra Along the US/MEXICO Border
In a sense, my eyegiene and Tex[t]-Mex obsessions seem to come together in this posting by Xeni Jardin on Boingboing.net; Paul Virilio, Eduardo Galeano, Jean Baudrillard, and Zizek couldn't have invented a more perfect allegory for technologies of war and seeing in the 21st Century! Click the image above for the story and the links. A wikipedia commons image of the "Reaper" appears below:
To show that arrays of computer servers can have a sense of irony/humor, look at the captcha box Facebook tossed up to me as I posted this blog entry to my facebook crew.