January 12, 2008

Hard Drives are Minds

According to this recent NY Times article, Judge Dean D. Pregerson of the Federal District Court in Los Angeles wrote that “Electronic storage devices function as an extension of our own memory.”

This is the first public legal opinion I am aware of regarding our condition as cyborgs.

Props to Anand for forwarding this to me.

1 comment :

Jessica said...

i actually really like this quote for some reason. im not sure i like what it means, but i like its sentiment just the same.

try to make sense of that!