"It is an interesting observation that a culture that seems so bent on standardisation, centralisation, hierarchies, etc. - the computer being the epitome of all that - should be developping into a culture which seems to demand quite the opposite. Suddenly, the skills which have been promoted so much in the past - that is a straightforward and very logical way of thinking , i.e. the classic male thinking - begins to become quite dysfunctional." -- Sadie Plant in Fringecore magazine Aug/Sept 1998 Dr. Sadie Plant (b. 1st January 1964) is a British author and philosopher, native of Birmingham, England.
She graduated from the University of Manchester with her Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1989, then taught at the University of Birmingham's Department of Cultural Studies (formerly the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies) before going on to found the Cybernetic Culture Research Unit at Warwick University, where she was a faculty member. Her original research was on the Situationist International and contributed to the Situationist-inspired magazine Here and Now, before turning her attention to the social potential of cyber-technology. She left academia in the early 1990s, to pursue writing.
She is the author of three books.
Sadie Plant PublicationsEdit
The Most Radical Gesture: The Situationist International in a Postmodern Age (1992, Routledge) ISBN 0-415-06222-5 Zeroes + Ones : Digital Women and the New Technoculture (1997, Doubleday) ISBN 0-385-48260-4 Writing on Drugs (2001)