Re: ART: The Extropic Guitar

Sarah Marr (
Tue, 08 Apr 1997 22:10:19 +0100

TOMorrow wrote:

>it occurs to me that the electric guitar
>provides a nice metaphor for budding transhumans. Its acoustic predecessors,
>though finely crafted, sorely lacked the power and flexibility of the

However, to those who would automatically dismiss 'old' technologies as
intrinsically 'bad' or 'lacking', I would say: "Gee, nice electric guitar.
But I love the sound of the old acoustics: make it sound like one of those."


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