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The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology in the Age of the Internet (Leonardo Books) Paperback – October 1, 2001
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The Robot in the Garden brings together some of the most profound thinkers currently writing about such issues as telepresence, internet art, and the statusof the real in a virtual age. Moreover, they frequently disagree with oneanother, an indication of the intellectual vitality of this work. Ken Goldbergs discussion of his pioneering work with robotic art sets the high standard that other distinguished contributors carry on, from Martin Jay to Eduardo Kac, Lev Manovich to Albert Borgmann. Don't miss out on this important collection.(N. Katherine Hayles, Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles)
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Ken Goldberg is Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and founder of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium at the University of California, Berkeley. His Net art installations include "Dislocation of Intimacy," "Memento Mori," and "The Telegarden."
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"The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology on the Net" documents the projects and provokes thought with critical essays on its philosophical and cultural implications.
The book is highly recommended to philosophers, media artists and robotics engineers.