Processed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life
Considers how the terms of gender are embodied in technologies, and conversely, how technologies shape our notions of gender. The contributors explore the complex territory between the lust for, and the fear of, technology, commenting on the ambivalence women experience in relation to machines. Discussing topics such as embryonic fertilization, the virtual female, networking women, the sexuality of computers, surveillance systems, UFOs, and the emancipation of Barbie. Processed Lives offers a provocative, visually rich critical approach to th multifaceted relationships between masculinity, femininity and machines.