In other words, the future of cognitive augmentation became a dress rehearsal and performance of wetware
, the convergence of biological and digital systems.
As she is living in wetware
most of the time, her living body has multidimensional process both as a composer, living cyborg organism in real world and managing cyberselves in virtual cyberworld.
Pure AI takes a different course, attempting to build in software a pure artifact that acts intelligently but not in any way that traces a heritage to our native wetware
(other than the important detail that we designed the artifact in the first place.
For one thing, translating the dynamic contents of wetware
to software is hardly trivial.
Like software, this wetware
can be erased, corrupted, infected, hijacked, and edited, letter by letter, word by word.
In this classification netware is added to the classification of hardware, software, and wetware
in Nelson and Romer (1998).
OWS opens a new front, as the first prime-time example of the utility of networked electronic devices and hard-/soft-/ wetware
The party #Top8 in Brooklyn, Cult in Chicago, and the store/event space Freak City in LA capture Tumblr culture in its wetware
electricity, a hardware that intersects with the wetware
The goal is testing what happens when all this NextGen hardware and software interacts with the semi-logical wetware
of the human being.