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  • '''Maxim, Hudson. "Man's Machine-Made Millennium."''' ''Cosmopolitan Magazine'' 45.6 (Nov. 1908). [[Category ...iterature]] Note date for conflicts in the Zeitgeist: E. M. Forster's "The Machine Stops," was published in 1909. [[Category: Fiction]]
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  • ...ing both a published first draft and a "meta-work (''The Annotated Machine Man'')": see "Acknowledgments" (pp. [275]-76).[https://maxbarry.com/] ...nality uploading into a data-storage device, and other tropes on the human/machine interface and interpenetration.
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  • '''Richter, Johann Paul Friedrich (writing as "Jean Paul"). "The Machine Man."''' 1789. Cited in Gerhart Hoffmeister, ''European Romanticism: Literary C
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  • '''Dick, Philip K. "Man, Android, and Machine."''' ''Science Fiction at Large''. Peter Nicholls, ed. New York: Harper, 19
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  • ...least in part in English translation on line.[http://bactra.org/LaMettrie/Machine/] ...ts, biologists and philosophers; especially in the form of the thesis that man is a computer." (note 2: ''Of Clouds and Clocks'', included in ''Objective
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  • '''Ihde, Don. "A Phenomenology of Man-Machine Relations."''' In ''Work, Technology, and Education'', q.v. under this Cate ...e psychology of man-machine relations," starting with the notion "that the machine. . . may be thought of as a 'means' of relating to the world"—one of our
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  • ''Iron Man/War Machine'' comic series, 1990s.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Man]
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  • '''Kraftwerk. Die Mensch•Maschine (The ManMachine).''') Electrola, 1C058-32843, 1978. ...gory, P. Townshend's The Iron Man, Owl's song [[The Iron Man: The Musical|"Man Machines]]."
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  • '''Warrick, Patricia S. "Images of the Man-Machine Intelligence Relationship in Science Fiction."''' ''Many Futures, Many Worl
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  • '''Gordon, Andrew. "Human, More or Less: Man-Machine Communion in Samuel R. Delany's ''Nova'' and Other Science Fiction Stories.
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  • '''Ihde, Don. "A Phenomenology of Man-Machine Relations."''' In ''Work, Technology, and Education'', q.v. under this Cate ...e psychology of man-machine relations," starting with the notion "that the machine. . . may be thought of as a 'means' of relating to the world"—one of our
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  • ...day, 2 June 2010. <http://news.discovery.com/tech/transistor-cell-membrane-machine.html> The device is the most intimate binding of man and machine yet achieved.
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  • '''Pohl, Frederik. ''Man Plus''.''' New York: Random, 1976. [[Category: Fiction]] ...uman history. See under Literary Criticism the "[[Human, More or Less: Man-Machine Communion in Samuel R. Delany's Nova and Other Science Fiction Stories|Huma
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  • '''Maxim, Hudson. "Man's Machine-Made Millennium."''' ''Cosmopolitan Magazine'' 45.6 (Nov. 1908). [[Category ...iterature]] Note date for conflicts in the Zeitgeist: E. M. Forster's "The Machine Stops," was published in 1909. [[Category: Fiction]]
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  • '''Mumford, Lewis. ''The Myth of the Machine''.''' Vol. l, ''Technics and Human Developmen''t, 1966, 1967. Vol. 2, ''The ...ions, as technicians now interpret man's role, will either be fed into the machine or strictly limited and controlled for the benefit of de-personalized, coll
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  • '''Krutch, Joseph Wood. ''The Measure of Man: On Freedom, Human Values, Survival and the Modern Temper''.''' (c) 1953, 1 ...n B. F. Skinner's ''[[Walden Two]]'' (q.v. under Fiction), ". . . Man is a machine" (35); the attack on Skinner is a motif in ''MoM'').
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  • '''Richter, Johann Paul Friedrich (writing as "Jean Paul"). "The Machine Man."''' 1789. Cited in Gerhart Hoffmeister, ''European Romanticism: Literary C
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  • '''Dickson, Gordon R. ''Necromancer''''' (vt ''No Room for Man''). Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1962. Issued as "An Ace Science Fiction Boo ...keep Man "swaddled by the machine" (157, 118-119). Cf. E. M. Forster, "The Machine Stops" (listed above).[[Category: Fiction]]
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  • ...Contrapuntal Design of Artificial Evolution in Asimov's 'The Bicentennial Man.'"''' ''Extrapolation'' 22.3 (Fall 1981): 231-41. [[Category: Literary Crit ...n to explore new territory: the ethical and philosophical implications for man in creating high-level intelligence" (235).
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  • ...textile-mill universe (quotations from section 3 of ch. 5, L. Marx, ''The Machine in the Garden'', q.v., this Category of the Wiki)[http://www.clockworks2.or
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  • ...ed into machine minds," "Machine mind to human" mind, and "Machine mind to machine mind." Specifics given under individual episodes. "[[Star Trek: The Next Generation, "The Schizoid Man"|The Schizoid Man]]"
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  • ...echanical devices. Discussed in Andrew Gordon's [[Human, More or Less: Man-Machine Communion in Samuel R. Delany's Nova and Other Science Fiction Stories|essa
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  • '''TIN MAN.''' John G. Thomas, dir., prod. USA: Goldfarb/Thomas-Biston & Westcom, 1983 ...TION_FILMS], vol. III). Contrast more negative view of machines in THE TIN MAN (1935).[[Category: Drama]]
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  • ...sses, passim, a number of works showing "man's slavery to the Machine in a Machine age" (ch. 6, B: 148). Handles well-known works such as A. Huxley's ''[[Brav
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  • ''Ghost in the Machine''. [[Talalay, Rachel|Rachel Talalay]], dir. USA: 20th Century Fox, 1993. ...THE LAWNMOWER MAN]]; computer-generated SpFx similar to those in LAWNMOWER MAN and [[TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY]].
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  • ''Ghost in the Machine''. [[Talalay, Rachel|Rachel Talalay]], dir. USA: 20th Century Fox, 1993. ...THE LAWNMOWER MAN]]; computer-generated SpFx similar to those in LAWNMOWER MAN and [[TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY]]. (RDE, 01/12/95)
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  • ...science fiction challenges us to find the humanity in the machine and the machine in humanity" (51).
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  • ...least in part in English translation on line.[http://bactra.org/LaMettrie/Machine/] ...ts, biologists and philosophers; especially in the form of the thesis that man is a computer." (note 2: ''Of Clouds and Clocks'', included in ''Objective
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  • ...ce felt by a man preserved as computer program who really wants out of the machine and into a body, but still manages to have cybernetic fun—and help his wo
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  • '''Rose, Mark. "Machine."''' Ch. 6 of ''Alien Encounters: An Anatomy of Science Fiction''. Cambridg ...icism, includes an excellent discussion of "the opposition between man and machine" in the "narrative foreground" of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, and of the resolut
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  • ...Literary Criticism the TMG essay by A. Gordon, "[[Human, More or Less: Man-Machine Communion in Samuel R. Delany's Nova and Other Science Fiction Stories]]".[ ...at lunchtime, then turned things off before he left in the evening. Now a man went to a factory, plugged himself in, and he could push the raw materials
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  • ...Unborn Tomorrow'', ''Deluge'', ''Down'', ''Gay Hunter'', and, q.v., "[[The Machine Stops]]." ...period of famine and disease Britain becomes a land of small kingdoms. The machine is the symbol and the cause of evil [...]."
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  • ...erground Man and Anarchists and freedom against advocates for totalitarian machine-states. See elsewhere in this Category, GB's other work on ''We''.
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  • ''Iron Man/War Machine'' comic series, 1990s.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Man]
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  • '''Lamie, Edward L., and Joe De Bolt. "The Computer and Man: The Human Uses of Non-Human Beings."''' ''The Happening Worlds of John Bru ...s on Shalmaneser in ''Stand on Zanzibar'', and on the city as organism and machine in "Bloodstream" (both cited above, under Fiction).
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  • ...s Nietzsche insists in ''Also Sprach Zarathustra'', by man in the image of man. CAUTION: ''Triple Allegory'' is a provocative and often useful study but
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  • ..., "Man is an appendage to the machine" (71)—but where the most significant machine is the apparatus of the State. Cf. F. Kafka's ''The Trial'' (1925) — plus
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  • ...elf-regulating biological machine" (E. Lamie and J. De Bolt, "Computer and Man" essay, q.v. under Literary Criticism).[[Category: Fiction]]
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  • '''Dick, Philip K. "Man, Android, and Machine."''' ''Science Fiction at Large''. Peter Nicholls, ed. New York: Harper, 19
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  • ...f the text informs us that "THE HIVE IS A SUBTERRANEAN WORLD WHERE MAN AND MACHINE ARE ONE." Some of the artwork gets across this idea.
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  • ...e toy-maker villains' attempt to turn the android ("Chip") into a fighting machine, cf. the film Toys. Note also Frankenstein motif of fatherhood without a mo
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  • ...memories. See D. Porush, "The Imp in the Machine," ch. 9 of his [[The Soft Machine (literary analysis)]] (q.v. under Literary Criticism). See in this Category
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  • '''Ferkiss, Victor C. ''Technological Man: The Myth and the Reality'''''. New York: Mentor, 1969. New York: Brazier, ....][https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/victor-ferkiss/technological-man/]
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  • ..."; Andrew Joron, "The Tetrahedron Letters"; William Srafford, "The Thought Machine." See our section on Fiction (and Poetry).
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  • '''THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2''', (2014). Marc Webb, dir. Alex Kurtzman et al., script, screen story (s ...ank with heavy machine guns. A moment of great loss in Peter Parker/Spider-Man's life is associated with the literal clockwork of a huge clock. Cf. and co
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  • ...over the machine, Bourke-White seems not to have appreciated or understood man's relationship to industrialized society. To her, machines were a series of
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  • ...the motif of gentle control—exercised in this story by a world-ruling man/machine being.[[Category: Fiction]]
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  • ...usefully in Stanley Kubrick's film, ''[[Dr. Strangelove]]'', "the Doomsday Machine"; the nuclear powers of Earth will give up their weapons, or else. (RDE, 22
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  • ...e the more mundane kind — "who is a murderer." The murderer becomes a "man-machine," which is an improvement. The machine part is Bethany's ship's computer who earlier "struggles to write poems" to
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  • ...son's Humanoids stories, and other works useful for the study of the human/machine interface in SF.
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  • '''Spengler, Oswald. ''Man and Technics''': A Contribution to a Philosophy of Life''. London: Alfred A ...sis [Karel] Čapek had put forward in the play of ''[[R. U. R.|R.U.R.]]'' A machine civilization was the contradiction of the natural and spontaneous; and the
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  • ...other element to be shaped, molded, and conditioned to the requirements of machine production" (Introduction 11).
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  • ...the geometric regularities of the male physique by putting the figure of a man inside a circle and square.
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  • ...requently rpt., including in ''Survival Printout'', and T''he Theme of the Machine''—both cited above under Anthologies. See Contento, ''Index'', for additi ...here only the machines remain and rule, a machine transforms itself into a man. Discussed in detail in three essays in ''TMG'': see under Literary Critici
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  • ...and improved hammer. We have the image of a potentially-dying god within a machine, illuminated and suffering to recover his powers so he can rejoin the effor * An adolescent Spider-Man in Tony-Stark-style Iron-Man Spidey-suit, complete in some shots with all eight legs of a proper spider.
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  • '''Townshend, Pete, et al. ''The Iron Man''''' (Twelve Songs from the Musical by Pete Townshend). © Heavy Metabolics ...ee in this Category, Kraftwerk's [[Kraftwerk, Die Mensch/Maschine (The Man/Machine)|Die Mensch·Maschine]].
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  • ...ion: A Historical Anthology]]'' (see under Anthologies and Collections). ''Man Unwept: Visions from the Inner Eye''. Stephen V. Whaley and Stanley J. Cook ...advanced machine to make "something which can take man's place: 'A curious machine'"—implying that curiosity is the defining trait for humanity (quoting J.
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  • ...he Machine" (107-9, 111); Howard Fink on George Orwell and H. G. Wells on "machine-civilization," 54-55; D. Ketterer's article (cited this Category), Darko Su
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  • ...n the cellular life of humanity in [[Forster, E. M.|E. M. Forster]]'s "The Machine Stops" (1909; see above, this section). Contrast positive, "dancing," tract
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  • '''Sladek, John [T]. "Machine Screw."''' ''The Shape of Sex to Come.'' Douglas Hill, ed. London: Pan, 197 A very large "mechanical man with a penchant for raping cars" and other wheeled vehicles "is finally sat
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  • ..."author of ''[[Materialism (Britannica article)|L'homme machine ('Man, the Machine')]]'', and Materialist Par Excellence" (27). Attacking most directly J. R.
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  • ...Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics in its presentation of the Tik-Tok Machine Man (a kind of early robot).
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  • '''Bohan, Ruth L. "Joseph Stella's ''Man in Elevated (Train)''."''' In ''Dada/Dimensions'', q.v. in this Category. [ ...tions, his concerns with the fourth dimension, and his fascination for the machine with Stella's own longstanding commitment to urban-technological themes" (1
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  • ...ails appearances in Romantic literature and the introduction of the living machine in the Industrial Age. He concludes with a reflection on the destructive co [Kang has written] an evolving conceptual history of the automaton, “a machine that mimics a living being as an idea in the European imagination,” from
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  • ...ne''. See for earnest discussions of such topics as, "Is Man Doomed by the Machine Age" (18-23) and for text and copious illustrations of the great future of
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  • ...tably, in mechanization: technique transforms everything it touches into a machine" (4)—and ours is a "technological society." JE's more recent works includ
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  • ...Have Space Suit, Will Travel]]'' (1958), for a judge FL describes as "part machine a part a synergistic combination of representatives of many of the races of
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  • [[Allen, Roger MacBride]]. <i>The Modular Man</i>. New York: Bantam, [1992]. (Bantam is part of Bantam Doubleday Dell [si ...sthesis: D. Knight's "Masks," C. L. Moore's "No Woman Born," and F. Pohl's Man Plus—all cited under Fiction. For economic issues, note J. Swift's Struld
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  • ...h shook and the sky split as the giant rockets lifted the soul and body of man to Pluto and the distant stars. ...the machine city from ''[[Twilight]]'' (1934) by John Campbell, the games machine from ''[[The World of Null-A]]'' (1945) by AE van Vogt, central computer fr
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  • ...es and objects had on the meaning of art and then proceeds to link that to machine imagery in Dada (see W. Benjamin[http://www.clockworks2.org/wiki/index.php
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  • ...s run a decaying mechanized world—a world where appeals to the gods of the machine and politeness are no longer efficacious.[[Category: Fiction]]
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  • '''DEMOLITION MAN.''' [[Brambilla, Marco|Marco Brambilla]], dir. USA: Silver Pictures (prod ...A. Schwarzenegger's cyberpunkish films — [[THE RUNNING MAN (film)|RUNNING MAN]], [[THE TERMINATOR]], [[TOTAL RECALL (1990)]]; for the motif of destructi
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  • ...a abound," the hero is "hounded the length of the British Isles by man and machine." Using 19th-century technology, KWJ presents a story "both modern and a pa
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  • ...the addition of human parts. Although centrally a robot robot — “You are a machine,” he’s told by the protagonist — and alien to the home planet of the
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  • ...Favreau, dir. Justin Theroux, script. Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, et al., ''Iron Man'' comic by Marvel. USA: Paramount, Marvel Entertainment/Studios, Fairview E ...ites, see L. G. Heldreth's "In Search of the Ultimate Weapon: The Fighting Machine in Science Fiction Novels and Films," in T. Dunn and R. Erlich's ''The Mech
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  • ...ice told "Maybe not a mutant, maybe a man." See for this blurring of human/machine in a creature "Engaged in a war."
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  • '''Gordon, Andrew. "Human, More or Less: Man-Machine Communion in Samuel R. Delany's ''Nova'' and Other Science Fiction Stories.
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  • ...in this section. For a much more recent work, cf. and contrast ''[[Machine Man]]''.
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  • ...c."''' ''New York Times Magazine'' 5 Jan. 1975. Coll. ''[[The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories]]'', q.v. under Anthologies and Collections. ...rity under Multivac as slavery. An expert in math games "kills" this world machine.
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  • ...uer, Miles J. . "Mechanocracy."''' ''Amazing'' April 1932. Collected ''The Man with the Strange Head and Other Early Science Fiction Stories'' (Bison Fron ...[[METROPOLIS|Metropolis]]'' (1927). We see the theme of an all-controlling machine intelligence used frequently in later science fiction, as in Poul Anderson'
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  • '''Warrick, Patricia S. "Images of the Man-Machine Intelligence Relationship in Science Fiction."''' ''Many Futures, Many Worl
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  • Caporaletti, Silvana. "Science as Nightmare: 'The Machine Stops' by E.M. Forster." ''Utopian Studies'' (Spring, 1997) <http://findart ...ucturelle is of a world in which technological automatization will restore man to the happy condition of a mythical golden era (235). Also Marshall McLuha
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  • ...r, dir., prod. (in collaboration with Dudley Murphy). France: Léger, 1926. Man Ray and Dudley Murphy, cinematography. George Antheil, music. [[Category: D Non-narrative avant-garde film by Léger, the great cubist celebrator of the Machine Age (cited by name under Graphics). Pieces of machinery are among the objec
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  • ..., ''[[Artificial Intelligence: AI]]'', and assorted stories of threatening machine-made-machines by [[Dick, Philip K.|P. K. Dick]] and others. (RDE, 11/01/06)
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  • ...ugh each other" in this book, with woman as "the ideal machine invented by man" (in Penley 109). See also Arthur B. Evans, "Science Fiction in France . .
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  • ...s an essay: ''Pall Mall Gazette'' 57.8931 (6 November 1893): p. 3; as "The Man of the Year Million: A Scientific Forecast", uncredited — <OpenPublishing ...Utopia]]'') as a possible goad for E. M. Foster's important story, "[[The Machine Stops]]" (e-post to SFRA ListServ 22 May 2021).
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  • ...ventually with bringing together humans and our machines as we become more machine-like, and "machines, we discover in the 'To Jupiter' segment may come to be ...nce computer" and in its AI capabilities, "the end result of technology: a machine that equals or exceeds human intelligence and far exceeds humanity's abilit
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  • ...hnology and work may reduce the "Human/Machine Interface" in SF to the man/machine interface. See KTD's Works Cited for further readings; see in this Category
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  • ...ith the awakening consciousness of the robot that she is not a woman but a machine. Summarized by Warrick 197.[[http://www.clockworks2.org/wiki/index.php?titl
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  • ...ps]]” involves a control device that, while not exactly a universal Turing machine, represents an early expression of a sentiment that will preoccupy many lat ...King story and "the virtual reality movie" ''[[THE LAWNMOWER MAN|Lawnmower Man]]
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  • ...gan, The Movie . . .'' (Berkeley: U of CA P, 1987): 265). Cf. and contrast machine sex in S. Kubrick's [[DR. STRANGELOVE: OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AN
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  • ...ender "of the curse." The secret lore from which the Gypsy Fortune-Telling machine reads in ''Curse of the Were-Car'' for Windows 98. Cf. and contrast [[976-E
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  • ...es were less optimistic, showing "technological violence . . . directed by man" and/or "technological violence . . . independent of human direction" (40,
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  • See for the "vast computer system" of the Null-A books, "the Games Machine." As quoted on the Technovelgy (sic) site: The Machine itself stood on the leveled crest of a mountain.
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  • ...exploration module," usually called "the GPEM suit": "a roughly man-shaped machine that could keep a hardy person alive for as long as a month in the middle o
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  • "While dianetics does not consider the brain as an electronic computing machine except for purposes of analogy, it is nevertheless a member of that class o ...ubsequent letter he repeated this point — "The human mind is a calculating machine, a binary digital computer, of immense complexity, and absolutely unrealize
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  • ...with player pianos as extremely rich symbols of hybridity between man and machine, between art and technology, between visual and auditory, and between origi ...l McLuhan on communication: ''The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man'' (1951);[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mechanical_Bride] Norbert Weine
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  • ...un by "the Machine," an underground computer that administers "The Plan of Man" and ruthlessly suppresses all "unplanned" activity. See also for explosive
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  • .... Cf. computer in R. Heinlein's ''Moon . . .''; see under Drama, LAWNMOWER MAN. [[Category: Fiction]]
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  • ...6, 81, and passim). Discussed by L. Marx in ch. IV, sections 3 and 4, of ''Machine in the Garden'' (q.v. this Category).[http://www.clockworks2.org/wiki/index
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  • ...: Berkley, 1978). L. Roth discusses the "clearcut conflict between man and machine" in the series in his essay on "[[Ambiguity of Visual Design and Meaning in
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  • ...1-winter-2021/] who summarizes, "BER-64 tries to figure out if it’s man or machine."[https://sfrareview.org/2021/02/07/the-sf-in-translation-universe-10/] ...robot? His controllers, known as 'the Mechanism,' tell him he is a living machine, programmed to gather information on the inhabitants of the strange undergr
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  • ...Age of Science Fiction|Alec Nevala-Lee]] describes it as "a story about a machine that can predict when a person will die" (p. 111). ...ein'' (1966), ''Expanded Universe'' (1980), and in a Baen edition of ''The Man Who Sold The Moon'' (1987)."[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life-Line#Writin
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  • ...his unequivocally titled ''L'Homme machine'', 1747, trans. English ''Man a Machine'', 1750 (612). Bringing the discussion to the late 20th c., the article dea
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  • ...s enough to convince Robur's unwilling passengers of the advantages of his machine and [...] recognize the power of the aeronef and the services it could rend
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  • '''SPIDER-MAN 2 (2004)''' (vt THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN; US working title; SPIDERMAN 2 [(alternative spelling]). Sam Raimi, dir. St ...ntion to an on-line MSNBC review: "John Hartle compares Otto's loss to the machine mind to the gradual loss to the instinct of the fly in both versions of [[T
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  • '''NOWHERE MAN.''' Lawrence Hertzog, creator. Lawrence Hertzog Productions, in association ...space with cheap but serviceable TV SpFx that realize the space inside the machine. For the temptations of VR see [[Star Trek: The Next Generation, "Hollow Pu
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  • ...ausing over the obvious metaphorical racial implications of the man-versus-machine trope reveals a stubborn literal-mindedness that has its roots in our deep ...he Measure of a Man"|''Star Trek: The Next Generation'', "The Measure of a Man"]] and [[Star Trek: The Next Generation, "Redemption II"|''Star Trek: The N
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  • ...tion; [[THX 1138]], [[1984 (film)]], and [[RUNNING MAN, THE (film)|RUNNING MAN]] under drama). Note this film well for fantasy/horror/SF variations on the
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  • ...of people form relationships with hubots, the boundaries between human and machine become blurred. When humans make copies of themselves, which are so close t ...[[Star Trek: The Next Generation, "The Measure of a Man"|"The Measure of a Man"]].
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  • ...the machine, he considers, among other things, the definition of the noun "man." Cf. and contrast M. Coney's ''[[The Celestial Steam Locomotive]]'', B. Da
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  • ...listed under Fiction; note attack on machine dependence in Maning's ''The Man Who Awoke'' stories ''(Wonder Stories'', 1933, coll. 1975), also cited by S In a distant future where machines take care of all human needs, a man hired to supply new thrills to a group of tourists manages to convince each
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  • ...l jobs,' he thought, although not as convincingly as he used to, 'and only man needs to occupy his time by working" (p. 93). .../translator. For an enforced "Plan" cf. "the Plan of Man" enforced by "the Machine" in Pohl and Williamson's [[Starchild Trilogy]] (1963 f.). Against the Plan
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  • ...0).[http://sfra.org/resources/sfra-review/292.pdf] Casey says of the human/machine relation ship in the novel that it is set on a The relationship between man, machine, and reality is further complicated by a theology that has developed around
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  • '''''Visions Of Technology: A Century Of Vital Debate About Machine Systems and the Human World.''''' Edited by Richard Rhodes. New York: Touch ...man become and adjunct, and an increasingly less important adjunct of the machine. Only in our time has an increase in production been possible with an actua
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  • ...orary laboratory and for the fusion in the final sequence of man, fly, and machine. Briefly handled Bruce Kirkland, "THE FLY," ''Cinefantastique'' 16 (July 19
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  • '''SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING.''' Jon Watts, director, one of several writers on script. Jona ...db.com/title/tt2250912/?ref_=nv_sr_1][https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider-Man:_Homecoming]
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  • ..."spiders in the web" for AI's (450), "Man god and machine god" (451), "god machine" (479), and the possibility that "Sometimes […] dreams are all that separ
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  • ...steel-driver was measured in a race against a steam-powered rock drilling machine, a race that he won only to die in victory with hammer in hand as his heart ...ted labor, of the dignity of a human being against the degradations of the machine age, and of racial pride and solidarity" ("Reflections on '"John Henry': Et
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  • ...powers of nature. Their adventures are simply occasions for demonstrating man's new-found capacity to shape things to his will. [p. 66]
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  • ...n Wells or most technophiles, NS insists on the satiric point that "Little man 'tate"—the human male prostate—may control human male behavior as much
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  • ...ture.'' Dick Allen, ed. 1st and 2d edns. New York: Harcourt, 1971, 1983. ''Man Unwept.'' Stephen V. Whaley and Stanley J. Cook, eds. New York: McGraw-Hill ...''[[The World Above; A Duologue]]'' cited in this Category.{{DEFAULTSORT: Machine Stops}}
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  • ...[[Star Trek: The Next Generation, "The Measure of a Man"|"The Measure of a Man,"]] Daryl in [[D.A.R.Y.L.]], and Bishop in [[ALIENS (film)]] (all cited und
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  • ...ain villains has a Rotwangian artificial hand (see METROPOLIS through REPO MAN [1984]) and ends up in a heavy-metal SCUBA outfit inside a miniaturized sub
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  • ...ing both a published first draft and a "meta-work (''The Annotated Machine Man'')": see "Acknowledgments" (pp. [275]-76).[https://maxbarry.com/] ...nality uploading into a data-storage device, and other tropes on the human/machine interface and interpenetration.
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  • '''SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE'''. For variant titles and titles in translation, se ...twork/corridors of time in [[BILL AND TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE]] and "the Machine" in Carl Sagan's ''[[Contact]]'' and to some degree in the 1997 film CONTAC
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  • ...nce between real human beings and electronic simulacra, or between man and machine, in terms of feelings, emotion, temper, and will. (Magome p. 379) Louis "falls in love with" Pris, the "machine-like girl" simulacrum (quoting Magome, p. 380): cf. and contrast Pris in [[
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  • ..." a "steel-driving man" who both wins and loses competing with a fancy new machine.[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_(folklore)][https://www.songsfort
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  • ...views?ref_=tt_ov_rt] See for early 21st-c. iterations of the themes of AI, machine take-over, uploading a mind and personality onto a mainframe, nano-technolo ...eadroom (US television)|Max Headroom]], [[THE LAWNMOWER MAN]], [[LAWNMOWER MAN 2: JOBE'S WAR]], virtual cyberspace inhabitants in the cyberpunk subgenre a
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  • ...1: A SPACE ODYSSEY]]; “The Ultimate Computer Affair.” Dir. Joseph Sargent. Man From U.N.C.L.E. NBC. October 1, 1965; VALLEY TOWN: A STUDY OF MACHINES AND
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  • ...dead. And I’ll be the one who killed him [...] he’ll die like a man, not a machine. (p. 13; ellipses in Grech's article)
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  • ...hat has gone beyond — hence post — the organic, a-technological vision of “man” of classical antiquity, the Renaissance and the Enlightenment' (3)" (Hol ...Philip K. Dick’s 1976 essay “[[Man, Android, and Machine|Man, Android and Machine]],” discussion of Vernor Vinge on "[[The Coming Technological Singularity
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  • ...e_in_Britain_1890-1950]] Cf. and contrast B. Aldiss's "[[Who Can Replace a Man?]]" (cited this Category). [[Category: Fiction]]
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  • '''Pordzik, Ralph. "The Posthuman Future of Man:''' Anthropocentrism and the Other of Technology in Anglo-American Science ...piction of the glorious moment of Herculean victory over classical 'human' man (or 'the liberal subject'), these novels articulate the Western self's unda
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  • It’s all-out combat, Man and Mutant vs. Machine in a gigantic battle for survival and control of GalFed’s trash planet, B
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  • ...lses and quivers and desires to control and subjugate all human life." The man's son has his mind captured by IT, but the heroine "Meg, in a climactic str See ''WIT'' for space-time travel without a machine and for associations among a disembodied brain, bureaucracy, large computer
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  • ''Circuitry Man''. USA: IRS Media, (c) 1989, 1990 (release). [[Lovy, Steven|Steven Lovy]] ...t his beloved is " nothing but a ghost, circuitry man. You poor, pathetic machine." The villain (who rather literally gets off on the pain of others) turns
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  • Chapter 4, "The Birth Machine: Cyborg Mother" ...ctive management' paradigm," where one Zelda Harris "unites with the birth machine when she gives birth in a modern hospital" where in a significant sense "sh
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  • ...s) an antihumanist "analysis of the postmodern identification of human and machine"—blurring boundaries that once seemed natural—and cyberpunk's (and post ...s' — hopeful or otherwise — produced by the interface of the human and the machine, radically decenters the human body, the sacred icon of the essential self,
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  • '''Soleri, Paolo. ''Arcology: The City in the Image of Man''.''' Cambridge, MA: MIT P, 1970. [[Category: Background]] ...vironments on a vast scale, in dystopian works such as E. M. Foster's "The Machine Stops"[http://www.clockworks2.org/wiki/index.php?title=Machine_Stops,_The]
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  • ...tounding Science Fiction'' (UK), April 1949. Reprinted ''The Robot and the Man''. Martin Greenberg, editor. Gnome Press, 1953. For other reprints and tran ...o a super-secret project in Poughkeepsie, known generally as "The Thinking Machine." * * *
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  • ...Europe Express, [[Kraftwerk, Die Mensch/Maschine (The Man/Machine)|The Man-Machine]] and Computer World (1977-1981) are an immaculate, peerless run of records
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  • ...stion of the "reality" of David and Teddy: with the "death" of the serving-man robot Jules, David's taking apart much of Teddy, David's cracking his own f
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  • ...of [[STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION]], Isaac Asimov's "[[The Bicentennial Man]]"—cited under Drama and Fiction—and other "Spam" robots and androids (
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  • ...mulation, ''The Absolute at Large'' is a comic satire where the target is "man's search for a utopian order guaranteed to solve all his problems and bring ...les (25-26 and ''passim''; ch. 4, "God in the Cellar," where the first god-machine is). God can apparently participate in all sorts of machinery, but whether
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  • ...d-melding is done with a co-pilot of the Jaeger (hunter) robot and not the machine itself, humans can put off monstrousness in the way the monsters cannot (de
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  • [[Manuel, Paul Christopher]]. "'In Every Revolution, There Is One Man with a Vision': The Governments of the Future in Comparative Perspective. ...sophisticated machines are/or by computer": regimes "characterized by the machine/computer domination of the organic body" (190). Discusses briefly the Comp
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  • ...ents (mostly passim) about many films important for the study of the human/machine interface, esp. films featuring secure or dangerous containment in spaceshi ...KIND, BLADE RUNNER, DUNE, and a number of "marginal SF" films such as REPO MAN and BUCKEROO BANZAI. See A. Gordon's rev. "The Postmodern...," cited in thi
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  • ...forcibly dissolved. The scream choked to a sob, then silence. An intricate machine of shining metal lay there on that great gray-brown expanse of sand and ult
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  • ''Star Trek: The Next Generation'', "The Schizoid Man". Les Landau, director. Season 2, episode 6 (21 January 1989).[https://www. ...computer. Before I die, I plan to transfer my great intelligence into this machine, thus cheating the Grim Reaper of his greatest prize.” [...]
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  • ...p of "Name Your Pleasure" (1955), "The Naked Sky" (1955), and "The Unhappy Man" (two novellas and a novelette, all 1955). See Internet Speculative Fiction Discussed briefly in Grech et al.'s "[[Sex in the Machine]]," p. 18, and mentioned by Grech, "[[Simulation Scenarios in the Star Tre
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  • ...hree main works particularly, "transgression of boundaries between man and machine and the covert participation of women in the programming or 'socialization'
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  • ...tific Management in Zamiatin's We|C. Rhodes]], "[[Machine (critical essay)|Machine]]" by M. Rose, and the entries for D. Richards and A. Shane.[http://www.clo
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  • We refer to the question: What sort of creature man’s next successor in the supremacy of the earth is likely to be. [...] it ...udes, "War to the death should be instantly proclaimed against them. Every machine of every sort should be destroyed by the well-wisher of his species. Let th
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  • ...p://www.clockworks2.org/wiki/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&search=Ghost+Machine&go=Go]
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  • ...Joey: 'A Mechanical Boy.'"''' ''Scientific American'' March 1959. Rpt. ''[[Man Alone: Alienation in Modern Society]]'', q.v. under Background. A case study of an autistic boy who was convinced that he was a machine. (See L. Yablonsky, ''[[Robopaths: People as Machines]]'', this Category.)[
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  • ...elements of ''Frankenstein'' and questions about the superiority of man or machine.
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  • For "the human/machine interface," Murderbot may be a significant step in the breaking down — de ...icentennial Man]]" and [[Star Trek: The Next Generation, "The Measure of a Man"]].
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  • ...Goblin's exoskeleton in [[SPIDER-MAN (2002)]], Ellen Ripley in the loading machine at the end of [[ALIENS (film)]], and RoboCop as armored cyborg in [[ROBOCOP
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  • ...hots of the computer circuitry, suggesting visually the merging of man and machine. (Grace p. 346) ...terally Vale "is 'in' the system." They seek to harm him by destroying the machine, which Grace sees as a foreshadowing of cyberpunk "black ICE" in Gibson's w
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  • ...to driving what they were before.' / He also brings us back to the Man vs. Machine debate. / He says the cameras are hardly infallible, but that courts often
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  • ...berman" is a relevant article and event for surveillance and literal human/machine interfaces; see Niven and Pournelle's ''[[Oath of Fealty]]'', cited under F
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  • ..." and asserts that he had a Mummy and wishes it be known that he is "not a machine" (23). The robots of Throwaway Town are developed briefly in this section,
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  • ...ars as the dominant subject [...], and the mechanical automaton [i.e., the machine] as the object; in the other, the automaton itself is the subject, and the The image is of the worker as part of the machine is repeated (plagiarized?) by Joseph Goebbels:
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  • '''Broderick, Damien. ''The Time Machine Hypothesis: Extreme Science Meets Science Fiction'''''. New York (and Switz ...ct visits to and from the future, sooner than from space? That is the Time Machine Hypothesis, examined here by futurist Damien Broderick [..., who] homes in
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  • ...d by a prosthesis, in the first step toward his becoming more machine than man. The serio-comic scene of Padmé Amidala, Anakin Skywalker, C3PO, and R3D2
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  • ...esp. chs. 23 -25, "The Book of the Machines," for organism vs. mechanism, machine takeover, humans as part of a mechanized system, and foreshadowings of F. H ...tal Age'', William Morris's ''News from Nowhere'', E. M. Forester's "[[The Machine Stops]]," and the successful war for Merry England in G. K. Chesterton's ''
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  • '''TETSUO (vt or subtitled, THE IRON MAN).''' Shinya Tsukamoto, dir., script, prod., actor: "Metals Fetishist." Japa ...TSUO II: BODY HAMMER]]. Note here darkly-comic possibilities of "the human/machine interface" in its often horrific mode of the transgressing of organic bound
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  • ...rotagonists in [[Knight, Damon|D. Knight]]'s "[[Masks]]" and F. Pohl's ''[[Man Plus]]''; for serial prostheses see "[[Limbo]]" and "[[Futurama: “The Six Discussed at length in Daniel Grassian's "[[Discovering the Machine in You: The Literary, Social, and Religious Implications of Neal Stephenson
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  • ...ry for themes of AI, human identity, and the image of a kind of ghost in a machine, as a program inside a computer, inside a starship. Cf. and strongly contra
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  • ...Man powered armor and James Rhodes use of his as (significantly named) War Machine. When 1936 kids serial like [HTTP://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/FLASH_GORDON_%28S For "the human/machine interface" note Ultron as a penultimate AI robot and the combination of the
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  • ...into geniuses" (p. 282) — although in this case its function is to bring a man from our time to a level where he can deal with an advanced future world in
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  • ...of horror. This cyborg discourse occurs, at the level of experience where man situates him/herself in relation to his/her body and technology, as the ten
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  • ...s. And in every single thing that Loveless has, whether it's the tank, the machine gun, the back of his own wheelchair, you see these rotating balls. [. . .]
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  • ...he Back of the Book, the sections "About the Train" and "The Metaphor: The Machine" under "Some Generative Metaphors." ...tence" (Bantam edn. 156-59). The City of Mind correlates with "the City of Man," or "Civilization as we know it" (160). In ''ACH'', sane human people esch
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  • ...bleday, 1976. ''The Frederik Pohl Omnibus''. London: Gollancz, 1966. ''The Man Who Ate The World''. New York: Ballantine Books, 1960. ''Platinum Pohl''. N ...mining machine. The work is mostly boring, and painful: pain indicates the machine might be at risk of injury (315-16).
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  • ...icial life-form, Isaac, transforms himself into a VR simulation of a young man, apparently White, and of-age but definitely young and good looking. The episode itself deals creatively and sensitively with Isaac as a machine, but one that can do more than gather data: he can learn. It also deals wit
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  • ...om a propaganda playlet], Paul thought. The accused [...] resembled less a man than an old-fashioned switchboard, with wires running from temperature-, pr ...by-product of computer art: 'To err is human.' What distinguishes man from machine is the tendency to make mistakes" (Hardison, p. 217).
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  • ...ed, it is because they serve her purposes. In her hands I am nothing but a machine for her to operate as she wishes, and there is not a single one of my crime ...echanism by Julien Offray de La Mettrie, in the explicitly titled, [[Man a Machine]]. The quoted speech undermines the frequent combining of Nature with the o
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  • ...ry as a steel-driving man "in a race against a steam-powered rock drilling machine."[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_(folklore)] John Henry is a musc
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  • ...machine intelligence, with, perhaps, the stars going, so to speak, not to "Man" or our successors, as in A. C. Clarke's ''[[Childhood's End]]'', but to AI
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  • ...ten that they are humans. This is the [… story] of the lonesome ghost of a man, who nevertheless seeks to retain humanity."[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt03 ...ffray de La Mettrie's ''Man a Machine'' (1747)[http://bactra.org/LaMettrie/Machine/] to Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam's ''[L'Eve future (The Future Eve)]]''
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  • ...described this earth and indeed the whole visible universe as if it were a machine," see ''Principles of Philosophy'', Part Four, assertion 188: I.279 [VIIIA. ...-75]; the classic insult is that with the soul RD presents a "ghost in the machine," and Hobbes does his best to remove the "ghost."
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  • ...mpendium of dystopic SF, complete with a cybermessiah theme," the "man vs. machine conflict at the heart of the film," cyberspace and cyberpunk (pp. [427]-38) ...oesn't address is the vexing question: Where is the line between human and machine drawn? A problem of proportionality exists for a cyborg in terms of what pe
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  • ...the Wizard puts on a grand appearance but is later revealed to be merely a man hiding behind a curtain. In similar fashion, Wizard 0.2 creates an impressi ...and Religious Implications of Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash|Discovering the Machine in You]]." On-line reviews as of June 2020 may be found here.[https://tinyu
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  • ...unterhalten. Aber auch die Fernseh-Technik hat sich so vervollkommnet, daß man dem Freunde gleichzeitig ins Angesicht schauen kann. Sende- und Empfangsger ...trast high-tech communication and its limitations in E. M. Foster's "[[The Machine Stops]]" (1909).
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  • ...film stands, Moon-Watcher's weapon morphs into a synecdoche for human — or Man's — technology generally, but in the auteur's initial conception that tec ...before the Star-Child solution had Bowman "flying his pod toward a 'great machine' in orbit of Saturn (or presumably Jupiter after they reverted to that dest
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  • ...ncluding such already breached categories as human/animal and human-animal/machine (''Socialist Review'' 66-69; see in Latham, p. 310). ..." in which "[...] we are all chimeras, theorized and fabricated hybrids of machine and organism," i.e., in the "Manifesto," cyborgs. "The cyborg is our ontolo
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  • ...ological change — and, therefore a number of works relevant for "the human/machine interface." ...; we'll add as a kind of most rigorous example the 1951 Ealing comedy, THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT,[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_in_the_White_Suit]
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  • ...n has pointed out [SFRA/IAFA ListServs], "ex machina" can mean "formerly a machine"]). ...n quite literally), and in the tagline, "To erase the line between man and machine is to obscure the line between men and gods."[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0
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  • ...unk, heavy Industrial, postmodern movie, featuring a Mark 13 robot killing machine; rev. Brooks Landon, ''Cinefantastique'' 21.5 (April 1991): 22-23, our sour ...turing a decayed, post-holocaust near-future, very funky world. A salvage man finds a disassembled M.A.R.K-13 AI combat robot that reconstructs itself in
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  • ...or]] robots that can pass for human; Cable is definitely and visibly a man-machine combination (with emphasized high-tech prosthetic arm and "twinkle" in the
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  • ...sculinity and machismo from the earlier TERMINATOR films is a comic "Macho Man" male-stripper scene for T-800 to get clothes—which includes some gratuit
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  • ...nt in the close company of mechanical clocks, remanded to the cursory of a machine unrelated to anything other than itself. That the association has not prove ...here to be found [...] in the living body of time that is the existence of man and nature. (p. 17)
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  • ...the Chapter which he desires to hear, and straight, as from the Mouth of a Man, or a Musical Instrument, proceed all the distinct and different Sounds, wh
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  • ...wsday (23 Nov. 1997) on "technomania," Herbert Marcuse's ''One-Dimensional Man'' on "relying upon the very instrucment of repression—technology—for th
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  • ...ovel to [[Cybernetics: or, Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine|Norbert Wiener’s cybernetics]] [...].[https://sfrareview.org/2020/12/13/5 ...d," which for some readers will glance at Hamlet's line in his encomium to man, "how like a god,"[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What_a_piece_of_work_is_a_
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  • ...e footage in black-and-white to Industrial … ''stuff'' similar to the time machine in BRAZIL to sequences in a kind of psychedelic pomo.
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  • ...connection or physical computer sysystem – the seamless merging of man and machine. (p. 35)
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  • ...s been much controversy as to whether we can create human equivalence in a machine. But if the answer is 'yes, we can', then there is little doubt that beings ...01: A Space Odyssey]]'' — and how that AI "will be the last invention that man need make" (or perhaps the last invention humans ''will'' make).
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  • ...pository of construct history. I am the data bank. I am the self-organized machine" (457; ch. 39). ...aving the sentients of the story — "I do not dream […]. I am a calculating machine that has calculated how to think. I do not dream. I have no neuroses, no hi
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  • ...ed in Leonard Heldreth's "[[In Search of the Ultimate Weapon: The Fighting Machine in Science Fiction Novels and Films]]" in Dunn and Erlich, eds. ''[[The Mec ...ns in particular confront the conflict and interdependence between man and machine. He argues that "the increasing mediation of electronics in our experience,
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  • ...te." Each vatted client, or "Each concentration of wealth was an efficient machine, meshed in a million ways with the mortal economy. You interacted with the "I'm telling you the monster ''doesn't have a liver''. What that man has, he has ''machines'' and ''nutrients'' and ''systems''" (p.[365], first
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  • Important work for studying how the film (and novel) deal with "Not just 'Man's relationship to the universe,'" quoting a recollection by A. C. Clarke on ...iginal sketches in appearance, but the idea of the crew being ''inside the machine itself'' remained, to strong effect.
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  • ...dge is offered a million dollars for one week's consulting, by the richest man on Earth [Joseph Gray]. When she lands on the Gray Corporation's South Paci ...on of human organic life altogether in the auto-production of a futuristic machine world" — and calls our attention to the novel's use of "virtual reality s
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  • Harrison, Harry. ''[[The Technicolor Time Machine]]''. 1967. Brown, Eric. "[[The Time-Lapsed Man]]". 1988.
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  • ...' or the ST:NG episode [[Star Trek: The Next Generation, "The Measure of a Man"]]. When UNISS introduces herself to the world at the climax of the novel, ...t acting like a "peripheral" ("peri"), for an older variation of the human/machine interface updated with advanced I.T. and cybernetically-controlled mechanis
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  • '''Grech, Victor, Clare Thake-Vassallo, and Ivan Callus. "Sex in the Machine: The Ultimate Contraceptive."''' ''SFRA Review'' #302 (Fall 2012): pp. 15-2 ...not know that he is a robot) that she is capable of attracting a handsome man [...].[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satisfaction_Guaranteed_(short_story)]
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  • ...an entertaining journey)—there is a space war beginning, and the threat of machine-takeover, apparently involving the possible triumph of one faction or anoth For developed human/machine interface issues, see esp. "The Detective's Tale: The Long Good-Bye" (326-4
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  • A cornucopia of images and ideas useful for "the Human/Machine" Interface, in approximate order of importance: With the Man in Black managing to blow off much of his right hand, we have set up the po
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  • ...a child is confined in a horrific variation on the theme of Charlie in The Machine in MODERN TIMES (1936). NOTE: There are reports of a controversy between th ...ilm and series, something that Manson and Hawes magnify in the latter. The man is even afforded an altar in the Snowpiercer’s Tea Room, a spiritual car.
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  • ..." (to which we'll suggest a contrast with Ted Hughes's [[The Iron Man|Iron Man|]]) since this cyborg becomes, in the vision of his creator/father "a hybri ...to the social body .More recent texts [...] reveal cyborgs who, being more machine than human, may initiate the possible extinction of humanity, while the tre
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  • ...phorically to symbolize not only the dehumanization invorlved in turning a man into a stoop laborer — a being into a ''bracero''; it also coments on the
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  • ...ssive reflection or even degraded celebration of ''[[Man a Machine|l'homme machine]]''?" (91) (Bould p. 532)
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  • ...ical reassertion of the traditional liberal autonomous individual (usually Man).
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  • ...what might be called "mechanical" communication in E. M. Forster's "[[The Machine Stops]]." ...nds and personalities. In the climax of the story, such conversion is of a man and his companion dog. They are the last we see of a series of men converte
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  • .../Enforcement_Droid_Series_209] from ROBOCOP given the flying power of Iron Man and The Iron Giant[http://www.clockworks2.org/wiki/index.php?title=THE_IRON
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  • ...directors, script, co-producers''' — script from the [[Aniara: A Review of Man in Time and Space|Harry Martison poem]], q.v. Sweden, Denmark: Meta Film St ...ture, inside the heads of humans in a large room that is a "semi-mystical" machine inside the huge spaceship ''Aniara''.
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  • ...nk blur the boundaries [as with Donna Haraway's cyborgs] between human and machine, human and [non-human] animal, and the real and the unreal, deconstructing ...genocidal patriarchy," or a different "result of the meeting of human and machine, for cyborgs also hold the high-tech keys for survival" (p. 360). Accepts H
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  • ...t is ''Trouble'', a teenage boy [with a possible background of VR-sex as a man] presents as an adult woman for a VR scene of lesbian sex: outdoing Shakesp .... In SF, cf. and contrast the cell in the opening of E. M. Foster's "[[The Machine Stops]]." Note also the theme in US history and art of the western Frontier
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  • ...ry back to Livy and identifies a Spanish text as the first purposeful time machine story. He also points out that William Gibson and Bruce Sterling did not in ...ed!” for future wars, “Inventing the Future,” “Cities of the Future,” and “Machine or Human,” which looks at the iconic figure of the robot. Ashley gives si
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  • For the movement from organic creature to killer machine, cf. the Daleks of ''DR. WHO AND THE DALEKS''. "Inside Man." ''Star Trek: Voyager''. November 2000.
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  • ...looks to the sky. As he turns to walk away, offering no help to the hungry man, he hears the familiar voice making this second hobo the same offer. As in See for what Calvin indicates, although the formulation is ours, the woman/machine interface (in all but the short film it is Norma who pushes the button), an
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  • ...West" films — usually, Indian killing (''Dances with Wolves'' (1990) / ''A Man Called Horse'' (1970) — SciFi B movies, at least one more respectable SF
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  • ...ot who worked as a foil for Dr. Smith" and "was the proto sassy mechanical man that has been copied time and time again. Survey says—Modern" (e-mail, Ap ...iage of the cybernetic with the sentimental. There's also a prototype time machine in the film, and a functioning one, and a portal to hyperspace. All films m
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  • ...h could prove highly useful for the study of images relevant for the human/machine interface. Five central chapters: Frank R. Paul, cover illustration, ''Amazing'' August 1928 — man flying with jetpack of some sort, from E. E. Smith's ''Skylark of Space,''
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  • ...gm of modern science" is a mechanistic view that "describes the world as a machine — a great clock, in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century imagery — whose 5. The Adventures of Mr. Machine
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  • • Edmond Hamilton, “The Man Who Evolved” (1931) • E. M. Forster, “[[The Machine Stops]]” (1909)
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  • ...rrected. Note that in episode 5, "Contrapasso" (30 Oct. 2016), Ed Harris's Man in Black reveals that when he first came to Westworld the Hosts were flesh- ...situation: "A programmer who knows intimately how the machines work, and a machine who knows its own true nature." Bernard brings in feelings and memories —
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  • ...utside, meat within") or like Asimov's [[The Bicentennial Man|Bicentennial Man]], who exhibits what has been called, somewhat more generously, "Pinocchio ...s, in a impressive theme, one very tough android. In addition to a hint of machine takeover, possibly most important, listen carefully toward the end for Aaro
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  • ...ngs that might well be correct but won't (all) be effective. Problems with machine learning are classified mainly under "bias, fairness, and transparency" (p. ...able introduction to AI, expert systems, (cybernetic) neural networks, and machine learning — from Leibniz[https://www.clockworks2.org/wiki/index.php?title=
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  • ...odes, note the defamiliarizing of two items from our time: a coffee-making machine that delights one of the male leads (Steven Strait's ship's officer), not a ...— moment in the tradition of John Henry vs. "a steam-powered rock drilling machine."[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_(folklore)] For gender and race
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  • ...ter 37 (of 38 in the book), titled "''Deus ex Machina''" (The God from the Machine, with multiple meanings). Deals explicitly with SF, passim, with some empha In his ''Autobiography'' Darwin called his mind "'a kind of machine for bringing laws out of large collections of facts,'" which Hardison sees
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  • ...ng much else), ''Elements of Electro-Biology, or, the Voltaic mechanism of Man'' (1849; sic on capitalization). Concludes that "Hobbes's ratiocination, Le ...tted to the National Physical Laboratory, 1948, rpt. Donald Michie, ed., ''Machine Intelligence'', vol. 5 (1970): 3 for Dyson's citation (endnotes pp. 239, 24
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