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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
Everyday eBay is the first scholarly analysis of the internet marketplace that has become a global social, cultural and economic phenomenon. The eighteen new and classic essays gathered here examine eBay from a wide variety of perspectives as a bellwether of taste and material culture; as a rich site of cultural, racial, and sexual discourse and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 42.00
Voice mail. E-mail. Bar codes. Desktops. Laptops. Networks. The Web. In this exciting book, Gene Rochlin takes a closer look at how these familiar and pervasive productions of computerization have become embedded in all our lives, forcing us to narrow the scope of our choices, our modes of control, and our experiences with the real world. Drawing... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
This interdisciplinary volume introduces new theories and ideas on creativity from the perspectives of science and art. Featuring contributions from leading researchers, theorists and artists working in artificial intelligence, generative art, creative computing, music composition, and cybernetics, the book examines the relationship between computation... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 68.00
To err is human; to err in digital culture is design. In the glitches, inefficiencies, and errors that ergonomics and usability engineering strive to surmount, Peter Krapp identifies creative reservoirs of computer-mediated interaction. Throughout new media cultures, he traces a resistance to the heritage of motion studies, ergonomics, and efficiency;... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 9.99
There is a companion web site asssociated with the book (http://vsicomputer.wordpress.com/). It contains chapter summaries, links to relevant material and posts about items of news relevant to the book's contents. Computers have changed so much since the room-filling, bulky magnetic tape running monsters of the mid 20th century. They now form a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 223.00
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- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 20.65
Hauptbeschreibung Illegale Downloads, Egoshooter und Geheimnisverrat im Internet. Für manche steht die Welt Kopf. Die Digitalisierung betrifft die Lebenswirklichkeit von allen und verunsichert viele. Kai-Hinrich und Tim Renner sehen in ihr jedoch lediglich die Fortsetzung der Popkultur mit anderen Mitteln. Wer wie ein Großteil des Bildungsbürgertums... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 17.00
In the early 1960s, computers haunted the American popular imagination. Bleak tools of the cold war, they embodied the rigid organization and mechanical conformity that made the military-industrial complex possible. But by the 1990s—and the dawn of the Internet—computers started to represent a very different kind of world: a collaborative... more...