Towards the Eutopia of Being Human
Kathrin Otrel-Cass, Ph.D., is Professor mso in science and technology education and practice and visual ethnography in the Department of Learning and Philosophy at Aalborg University. Her research interests are often of inter-disciplinary nature with focus on digital visual anthropology and variety of qualitative, ethnographic methodologies appropriate to the study of digital culture and data-related practices. She may be working with various practitioners and experts in environments where people are working with science/technology/engineering practices or their knowledge products. Her research interest in visual ethnography has led to the establishment of a video research laboratory (VILA.aau.dk), with a focus on the organized analysis of video recorded data. Kathrin is a member of the techno-anthropology research group, the ICT and Learning research group and the Digital Disruption Consortium at Aalborg University.
1. Hyperconnectivity and digital reality: an introduction; Kathrin Otrel-Cass.- 2. Communicative Action; Katarina Peovic Vukovic.- 3. Scaffolding of the Self; Lars Botin.- 4. Onlife Attention: Attention in the Digital Age; Galit Wellner.- 5. Consciousness in a hyperconnected world: entanglements of human-machine cognition; Kathrin Otrel-Cass.- 6. Redistribution of Medical Responsibility in the Network of the Hyper-Connected Self; Anna Schneider-Kamp & Dorthe Brogard Kristensen.- 7. Game on for Modernity; Ole Skovsmose & Ole Ravn.- 8. The Knight of Faith encounters Mr. Robot; Lars Bang Jensen.- 9. Epilogue/afterword; Kathrin Otrel-Cass.