Archive | August 2012

What a human being is not…

‘A human being is not a autonomous clump of emotions, intentions, memories and acquired skills in one isolated sack of skin…’ p35

Derrida’s notion of the Trace

I thought it would be useful to diagram some of Derrida’s writing on the ‘Trace’:

his is in relation to the phrase ‘discrepant by the time of breath’

What is autopoiesis?

I think autopoiesis might relate usefully to notions of actual/possible and real/virtual.

Drinking coffee

I was drinking coffee and playing with my Arduino, but all the time I was thinking about After Method and how to accept messy research…


This is how I understood the axes of the assemblage.  Destabilisation and stabilisation seem to relate to deterritorialisation and territorialisation respectively