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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Internet Societyby Maria Bakardjieva

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 60.00

    Internet Society investigates Internet use and its implications for society through insights into the daily experiences of ordinary users. Drawing on an original study of non-professional, 'ordinary' users at home, this book examines how people interpret, domesticate, and creatively appropriate the Internet by integrating it into the projects and... 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...

  • Trapped in the Netby Gene I. Rochlin

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 45.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Transmutation, Scattering Theory and Special Functionsby R. Carroll

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 240.00

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  • 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...

  • Social Computing and Virtual Communitiesby Panayiotis Zaphiris; Chee Siang Ang

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 96.95

    Growing more quickly than we can study or come to fully understand it, social computing is much more than the next thing . Whether it is due more to technology-driven convenience or to the basic human need to find kindred connection, online communication and communities are changing the way we live. Social Computing and Virtual Communities compiles... more...