Saskia Nagel on how our minds blend with technology (Aeon)

Dr. Saskia Nagel, assistant professor in philosophy and ethics of technology at the University of Twente and 4TU researcher, has written a co-ed piece together with Peter Reiner (professor at the University of British Columbia) on embedded beings.

Read: “Embedded beings: how we blended our minds with our devices”

“We are now technologically embedded beings, surrounded and influenced by the tools of modernity, seemingly without pause.

In 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the world to the iPhone with the catchphrase ‘this changes everything’. What we didn’t know was that the everything was us.”