Her main academic era was around 1985 and she was revolutionary at its time. The notion of a chimera being born of today, part animal and part human and part cyborg without emotional ties to sociohistorical context would have a certain positive nihilism in its ironic outlook. If you fast forward in time to today and look atthe world of memes and meme culture as well as the fluidity available for citizens of the internet, she was prophetic 35 years ahead of time.

Her main academic era
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Online self is extrovert, mostly because the winnowing of the senses down to a few allows me greater focus for my ADHD ass. Or Autistic or whatever it is. What you see on line is me with a moment to think. Real life sometimes comes at me too quickly and my responses are often of the “woah hold up wait a sec let me process this” variety which can come out in a few verbal words, or body language, things unnecessary online. The give and take of real world conversation can be tough for me to navigate. It’s short and punchy, or it’s long and drawn out. Being over half-deaf listening is tricky because I don’t hear every word or most really so I figure out what’s being said “in context”, so it’s a constant concept-building exercise, which can be taxing. So any personality differences are due to limitations in real life that aren’t present online.

Online self is extrovert,
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“This pattern of results is consistent with predictions of an entrainment model, suggesting the operation of an internal, context sensitive periodicity.” Hard to explain how cool this is. Basically, performance on mathematical multiples in timing is nearly identical, showing our internal oscillators function mathematically and not as just ghostly traces or global averages but as active working oscillators that are context sensitive. .

“This pattern of results
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