Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Octoborg

I love it when humble invertebrates confirm the precepts and propositions of contemporary "theory". Like these here Indonesian octopuses (yes, that's right, puses) who - with their sophisticated use of coconut halves as sleigh-like contraptions - seem to subscribe to Donna Haraway's wildest prosthetic fantasies:



Transhumanity affirmed by cephalopods! Cyborg theory lives!

Obviously, this news item calls for an appropriate soundtrack. It's so quiet in the blue deep:

1 comment:

John Carter Wood said...

I like the Octoborg. One day, they will assimilate all of us.

I, for one, welcome our cephalopod overlords.