Rutsky’s Book “High Techne” Chapter by Chapter

Discuss chapters of Rutsky’s book “High Techne.”

What historical question concerning high technology does R. L. Rutsky raise? Why is the bringing to life of the cinematic machine important for future technological evolution? What is the role of aesthetics, art, and modernism in the presented discussion? What is the myth of functional form? How has the idea of high technology been understood throughout different periods of modernity? What is meant by technological fetishism, and how is it similar to the fetishism of commodities?