Since the early nineteenth century, when entomologists first popularized the unique biological and behavioral characteristics of insects, technological innovators and theorists have proposed insects as templates for a wide range of technologies. In Insect Media, Jussi Parikka analyzes how insect forms of social organizationswarms, hives, webs, and distributed intelligencehave been used to structure modern media technologies and the network society, providing a radical new
perspective on the interconnection of biology and technology.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 09 / 2014