01/12/2015 08:33 am ET Updated Jan 12, 2015

How Our Inventions Reinvent Us

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In two recent videos, Jason Silva visits the idea of ontological design—that as we design our tools, so our tools design us in return. We devise and engineer computers and the internet, and now computers and the internet are remaking us.

Silva describes the process as endlessly circular, like the serpent eating its tail.

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