Reading #6 McLuhan

In Marshall McLuhan’s book Understanding Media, he makes a point about how technology is always an extension of our bodies. Roller skates are an extension of our legs, binoculars are extensions of our eyes, telephones are extensions of our ears and mouths, etc. In chapter 4, “Gadget Lover,” he writes “the walled city itself an extension of our skins.”

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