Author Archives: Martin Irvine

About Martin Irvine

Martin Irvine is a professor at Georgetown University and the Founding Director of Georgetown's graduate program in Communication, Culture & Technology. He is interested in a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including media theory, semiotics, cognitive science approaches to language and symbolic culture, computation and the Internet/Web, philosophy and intellectual history, art theory, contemporary music, vintage guitars, and all things post-postmodern.

Extended Mind / Distributed Cognition Examples

Distribute Cognition / Extended Mind Examples

  • Airplane cockpit and international air navigation systems
  • All sign and symbol systems (external, material-perceptible, inter-personally accessible, intersubjective)
  • Libraries
  • Schools
  • All technical information and communication systems
  • All software
  • GUIs, interactive computing model
  • “Artificial Intelligence” = “Artefactual Cognition”