Going Feral on the Net: the Qualities of Survival in a Wild, Wired World :: May 15, 2012; 12:30 pm (ET) :: Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 23 Everett St, Cambridge, MA + webcast live :: RSVP Required.
How do we balance the empowering possibilities of the networked public sphere with the dark, unsettling, and even dangerous energies of cyberspace? Matthew Battles blends a deep-historical perspective on the internet with storytelling that reaches into its weird, uncanny depths. It’s a hybrid approach, reflecting the web’s way of landing us in a feral state — the predicament of a domestic creature forced to live by its imperfectly-rekindled instincts in a world where it is never entirely at home. Continue reading