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The Feminism behind “Big Wheel”

When first reading Global Frequency by Warren Ellis, the chapter “Big Wheel” immediately grabbed my attention. Within the chapter we face the topic of feminism in technology. In “A Manifesto for Cyborgs,” Donna Haraway writes, “a cyborg is a cybernetic … Continue reading

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On the women in charge of Global Frequency

Before I introduce my moment of Global Frequency, I want to begin with Donna Haraway’s take on what technology means for feminism. She states, “the cyborg is a kind of disassembled and reassembled, post-modern collective and personal self,” that “communications … Continue reading

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Haraway and the Cyborgs of ‘Big Wheel’

In the chapter of Global Frequency entitled ‘Big Wheel’, the reader is introduced to two cyborgs.  The first cyborg that the reader is introduced to is Agent 436, a former CIA operative with cybernetic enhancements, such as an enhanced arm. … Continue reading

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