Here are some of the influences on Ambiguously Human if you want to dig deeper! This page will be updated over the course of the project.


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Bennett, Jane. Vibrant Matter: a political ecology of things. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.

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Popper, Ben. “Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers.” The Verge, August 8, 2012.

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Science Gallery. Human+: The Future of Our Species. Dublin: Science Gallery, 2015.

Shildrick, Margrit. “‘Why Should Our Bodies End at the Skin?’: Embodiment, Boundaries, and Somatechnics.” Hypatia 30, no. 1 (Winter 2015): 13-29.