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(Greek mythology) brother of Prometheus

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To understand tertiary protention and technology Stiegler addresses the myths of Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus. Epimetheus in Greek means hindsight and Prometheus foresight.
Then the accidental event happens, the fault of Epimetheus: to have forgotten humans.
(3.) Bernard Stiegler, Technics and Time, 1: The Fault of Epimetheus, Richard Beardsworth and George Collins (trans), Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1998, p231: ' 'Dasein is essentially in-the-world; this means that the world is already there for Dasein'.
The Fault of Epimetheus, he writes: 'Grounded on the programmability of the already-there, it doubles up, without ever overcoming, irreducible facticity qua a particular suspension of active programs, a kind of epochality that is existential'.
The characteristic orbits were finally observed experimentally in 1980 in the motion of Janus and Epimetheus, two newly discovered co-orbiting satellites of Saturn.) Another special feature of SEE is that the physical scale of the experiment is large enough to alleviate concerns about density variations in the interacting masses.
Bernard Stiegler's major works translated into English to this point are primarily comprised of the first three volumes of his major ongoing study Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus, Disorientation and most recently Cinematic Time and the Question of Malaise.
(35.) Bernard Stiegler, Technics and Time 1: The Fault of Epimetheus, Stanford, Stanford University Press, (1994) 1998, p202.
Epimetheus hands out all the qualities, but forgets to keep one for that mortal being we call man: there remains enough matter 'to bring him into the world,' but there are no more qualities.
Spano's passion for AI began after he watched 2001: A Space Odyssey, but he insists this ever-changing technology is not just a subject of sci-fi novels and movies artificial intelligence is present in our everyday lives.The story of Prometheus and Epimetheus In a classical Greek myth, Zeus, king of the gods, orders Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus, also gods, to create all creatures on earth.
The moons embedded within or located near Saturn's rings - Pan, Daphnis, Atlas, Pandora and Epimetheus - were found to have some strange features.
Pan, Daphnis, Atlas, Pandora, and Epimetheus each measure between eight and 116 kilometers (five to 72 miles) in diameter.
Technics and Time, 1: The Fault of Epimetheus. Translated by Richard Beardsworth and George Collins, Stanford UP, 1998.
So this was before Prometheus and Epimetheus. This was before the stealing of the fire.
After her creation in Hephaestus's forge, Hermes escorted the ravishing young "woman" down to earth and presented her as a bride to Epimetheus. Her dowry was the fateful sealed jar containing more "gifts."