Active Worlds, 38, 138, 144
ACT-UP, 59
Adam, Ian, 111, 119
affect: digital, 261–266; technical, 262
Agamben, Giorgio, 17, 65, 249, 254, 263
AIDS and Its Metaphors, 98
Aletheia, 223; digital, 247
allegory, 44, 87; automated, 182–87; definition of, 175; Der-
ridean trace and, 179; digital, 66, 95; emblem and, 137;
fantasy, 175; as indexical, 179–80; mobility and, 181; per-
sonification and, 101; relation to the interface, 175–81; the
sacred and, 253; as simulation, 65, 178; unity of meaning
and materiality and, 139; visual, 65. See also emblem
American Girl Doll Company, 30
Andrejevic, Mark, 16, 19, 20
animism, 185
appearance as experience, 150, 255–59, 261
Apter, Emily, 82, 86, 231
Aravosis, John, 92, 281 n. 9
arche, 94
Arendt, Hannah, 32, 38
As You Gaze Upon Me, 218, 227, 235–36, 239–40, 242, 248. See
also Weidemann, Jason
aura: Walter Benjamin and, 284 n. 18; conditions for emer-
gence of, 239; personal webcams and, 221, 237, 240; pho-
tography and, 238; pose and, 239; produced by webcam
operators, 221; ritual and, 238; sign/body and, 239; telefe-
tish and, 239, 241, 250; transmission and, 241; Web per-
sona and, 215. See also living in art
Austen, Jane, 148–149, 201; in defense of the novel, 279 n. 12
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