Thursday, 26 February 2009

The Borg


Rober1236Jua sites on a Borg cube in a Star Trek simulation in Second Life

The Borg express an anxiety of loss of individuality and self in global network structure. I think the myths of the Borg help IT geeks structure their interactions with Global Network culture. The Borg makes a strong case for the value of the individual. This argument just happens to be precisely the consumer injunction of our culture: you must fulfill yourself.

Rober1236 Jua the Cyber Trekker of Second Life
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