Der Schachspieler im Spiele begriffen [Maezel's chess player depicted at play]. 1783. Engraving. P. G. Pintz/Karl Gottlieb von Windisch. From Briefe über den Schachspieler des Herrn von Kempelen. 

Bernard Dionysius Geoghegan is a media historian interested in how the rise of digital media has shapedcultural practice and epistemology, particularly in the arts, sciences, and ecology. He is a Visiting Associate Professor of Film & Media Studies at Yale University as well as a Senior Lecturer in Media & Communications at Coventry University and has also held appointments in France and Germany. Alongside his scholarship he works as a curator for the technosphere project at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. He has published on the history of information and cybernetics in a number of journals, including Critical Inquiry, Grey Room, and The IEEE Annals on the History of Computing. He may be found online at Twitter, iTunes, or Google+ and reached by email at bernard_at_u.northwetern _dot_ edu. His CV is available here

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