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  • Noise Channelsby Peter Krapp

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 68.00

    Brings to light the critical role of noise and error in the creative potential of digital culture more...

  • Critical Cyberculture Studiesby David Silver; Adrienne Massanari; Steve Jones

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00

    Starting in the early 1990s, journalists and scholars began responding to and trying to take account of new technologies and their impact on our lives. By the end of the decade, the full-fledged study of cyberculture had arrived. Today, there exists a large body of critical work on the subject, with cutting-edge studies probing beyond the mere existence... more...

  • Terminal Signsby Bennetta Jules-Rosette

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 133.00

    Terminal signs : computers and social change in Africa Approaches to Semiotics [AS] more...

  • White Noiseby Andrew Calcutt

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 43.00

    Transcending recent attempts to pigeonhole 'the information revolution', this book shows how the paradoxical aspects of new media and the Internet (is it masculine or feminine? Does it mean peace or war?) are the peculiarly intense expression of the contradictions underlying our whole society. Andrew Calcutt is an enthusiastic champion of the potential... more...

  • Materializing New Mediaby Anna Munster

    Dartmouth College Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    A significant contribution to investigations of the social and cultural impact of new media and digital technologies more...

  • Einfluss von Computeranimationen auf die Raumvorstellungsentwicklungby Tobias Huhmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    Welchen Einfluss konnen Computeranimationen auf die Raumvorstellungsentwicklung haben und welche Rolle konnen sie in Lernprozessen einnehmen" Tobias Huhmann untersucht in qualitativen Intensiv-Leitfadeninterviews mit 40 Kindern des vierten Schuljahres die konkrete Auseinandersetzung der Lernenden mit den Computeranimationen und die subjektive... more...

  • Data Security Breaches and Privacy in Europeby Rebecca Wong

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    Data Security Breaches and Privacy in Europe aims to consider data protection and cybersecurity issues; more specifically, it aims to provide a fruitful discussion on data security breaches. A detailed analysis of the European Data Protection framework will be examined. In particular, the Data Protection Directive 95/45/EC, the Directive on Privacy... more...

  • Communities and Technologies 2005by Peter van den Besselaar; Giorgio de Michelis; Jenny Preece; Carla Simone

    Springer 2005; US$ 199.00

    This book includes 23 papers dealing with the impact of modern information and communication technologies that support a wide variety of communities: local communities, virtual communities, and communities of practice, such as knowledge communities and scientific communities. more...

  • Computerization and Controversyby Rob Kling

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 87.95

    The Second Edition of Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices is a collection of 78 articles that examine the social aspects of computerization from a variety of perspectives, many presenting important viewpoints not often discussed in the conventional literature. A number of paired articles comprise thought-provoking... more...

  • The Ethics of Cyberspaceby Cees Hamelink

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 60.00

    In this book, Cees J Hamelink proposes an answer to - how should democratic societies organize cyberspace? - that puts human-rights, rather than profit, at the top of the agenda. He argues that conventional ethical approaches are all seriously flawed. There is a growing volume of moral rules, netiquettes and codes of conduct, but they are of little... more...