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Title The new media and technocultures reader / edited by Seth Giddings with Martin Lister
Published London : Routledge, 2010


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Description xiv, 514 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Part one: Genealogies of technoculture. 1. The First And The Second Industrial Revolution -- 2. The Ontology Of The Enemy: Norbert Wiener And The Cybernetic Vision -- 3. Dazzling The Multitude: Original Media Spectacles -- 4. Selected Material From Computer Lib/Dream Machines -- 5. From Kaleidoscomaniac To Cybernerd: Towards An Archaeology Of The Media -- 6. Introduction To War In The Age Of Intelligent Machines -- Part two: Models of technology, media and culture. 7. The Labour Process And Alienation In Machinery And Science -- 8. Selected Material From Understanding Media: The Extensions Of Man ('The Medium Is The Message', 'Media As Translators', 'The Typewriter') -- 9. The Technology And The Society -- 10. The Proliferation Of Hybrids -- 11. The Vanishing Point Of Communication -- 12. Selected Material From 'A Cyborg Manifesto': 'The Informatics Of Domination', 'The "Homework Economy" Outside "The Home"' And 'Women In The Integrated Circuit' -- 13. Balance Program For Desiring-Machines -- Part three: Bodies and agents. 14. Where Are The Missing Masses? The Sociology Of A Few Mundane Artifacts -- 15. Cyborgs, Coyotes And Dogs: A Kinship Of Feminist Figurations/There Are Always More Things Going On Than You Thought! Methodologies As Thinking Technologies -- 16. Feedback And Cybernetics: Reimaging The Body In The Age Of The Cyborg -- 17. Creatures On The Internet -- 18. Intelligent Agency -- 19. Female Quake Players And The Politics Of Identity -- Part four: Texts, forms, codes. 20. Virtuality -- 21. Interactivity -- 22. The Adventure Game -- 23. Selected Material From The Language Of New Media: 'The Database', 'Data And Algorithm' And 'Navigable Space' -- 24. Invisible Media -- 25. Theses On Distributed Aesthetics -- 26. Hacking the iPod: A Look Inside Apple's Portable Music player -- 27. Listening In Cyberspace -- 28. Hybrid Cinema: The Mask, Masques And Tex Avery -- 29. Photography In The Age Of Electronic Imaging -- 30. 'Eyeball' From Pilgrim In the Microworld: Eye, Mind And The Essence Of Video Skill -- Part five: Network culture. 31. Trading Sexpics On IRC: Embodiment And Authenticity On The Internet -- 32. Free Labour -- 33. Gaming Lifeworlds: Social Play In Persistent Environments -- 34. Technoscience In Hypertext -- 35. Updating Tactical Media -- 36. Indymedia.Org: A New Communications Commons -- Part six: Everyday media technocultures. 37. The Domestic Ecology Of Objects -- 38. Domesticating New Media: A Discussion On Locating Mobile Media -- 39. Bergson's iPod? The Cognitive Management Of Everyday Life -- 40. Everyday (Virtual) Life -- 41. Japan's Mobile Technoculture: The Productions Of A Cellular Playscape And Its Cultural Implications -- 42. Playspaces, Childhood And Videogames -- 43. Mobilizing Imagination In Everyday Play: The Case Of Japanese Media Mixes
Summary Presents key texts which encapsulate and/or challenge and extend, the issues, debates and theoretical positions that do the most work in mapping and critically addressing the cultural implications of new media
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mass media -- Technological innovations.
Technology and civilization.
Digital media -- Social aspects.
Communication and culture.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Author Lister, Martin, 1947- editor
Giddings, Seth, editor
LC no. 2010031812
ISBN 9780415469135 (hardback)
0415469139 (hardback)
0415469147 (paperback)
9780415469142 (paperback)