applied material strata of extractive transformations · specific accumulations of scientific and algorithmic 'advancement' · active human interfaces as coping mechanisms for the physical world · how people get and keep and cook food, how they clothe themselves, what their sources of power are, what they build and what they build with, how they communicate, remember and try to stay healthy · imaginative humanitarian knowledge as engineering practice · concretized projections of science fiction as science fact, applied performances of pure ideas and ideals · the making and doing, fabricating and manifesting of spectral tools and instruments, manifestation asymptotic approaches toward 'the real' · value and social systems, desire and love made solid through know-how · ways of technical knowing