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  • Untangling the Webby Aleks Krotoski

    Guardian Faber Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28

    The World Wide Web is the most revolutionary innovation of our time. In the last decade, it has utterly transformed our lives. But what real effects is it having on our social world? What does it mean to be a modern family when dinner table conversations take place over smartphones? What happens to privacy when we readily share our personal... more...

  • What Is Your Quest?by Anastasia Salter

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 27.50

    What Is Your Quest? examines the future of electronic literature in a world where tablets and e-readers are becoming as common as printed books and where fans are blurring the distinction between reader and author. The construction of new ways of storytelling is already underway: it is happening on the edges of the mainstream gaming industry and... more...

  • YouTube Channels For Dummiesby Rob Ciampa; Theresa Moore; John Carucci; Stan Muller; Adam Wescott

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Create content and build a YouTube channel like a pro Written by a successful YouTube channel producer, YouTube Channels For Dummies shows you how to create content, establish a channel, build an audience, and successfully monetize video content online. Beginning with the basics, it shows you how to establish a channel, join a partner program,... more...

  • Music Apps for Musicians and Music Teachersby Elizabeth C. Axford

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99

    Intended as a guide, Music Apps for Musicians and Music Teachers lists hundreds of music-related apps organized by category, including singing, musical instruments, music theory and composition, songwriting, improvisation, recording, evaluating music performances, listening to music, music history and literature, music appreciation, and more.... more...

  • Steve Jobs and Philosophyby Shawn E. Klein

    Open Court 2015; US$ 19.95

    In Steve Jobs and Philosophy sixteen philosophers take a close look at the inspiring yet often baffling world of Steve Jobs. What can we learn about business ethics from the example of Jobs? What are the major virtues of a creative innovator? How could Jobs successfully defy and challenge conventional business practices? How did Jobs combine... more...

  • MPEG Video Compression Standardby Chad Fogg; Didier J. LeGall; Joan L. Mitchell; William B. Pennebaker

    Springer US 2007; US$ 298.00

    ` Ideal for an implementor to read in conjunction with the standards document, in which the code is not accompanied by comments...quite suitable for a text in video compression. IEEE Spectrum, September 1997 ` If you had a long airplane trip and wanted to learn about MPEG video, this book should be in your carry-on luggage. The book authors... more...

  • Digital Video: An Introduction to MPEG-2by Barry G. Haskell; Atul Puri; Arun N. Netravali

    Springer US 2007; US$ 206.00

    Dedication. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction to digital multimedia, Compression, and MPEG-2. Anatomy of MPEG-2. MPEG-2 systems. Audio. Video basics. Digital compression: fundamentals. Motion compensation modes in MPEG. MPEG-2 video coding and compression. MPEG-2 scalability techniques. Video stream syntax and semantics. Requirements and... more...

  • Avatars of Storyby Marie-Laure Ryan

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Marie-Laure Ryan moves beyond literary works to examine other media, especially electronic narrative forms, revealing how story, a form of meaning that transcends cultures and media, achieves diversity by presenting itself under multiple avatars. Ryan considers texts such as the reality television show Survivor, the film The Truman Show, and software-driven... more...

  • MultiMediaby Anne Cranny-Francis

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 46.00

    This book provides an accessible and much needed introduction to the diversity of multimedia appearing and proliferating in our society.   The phenomenal growth of multimedia has given rise to debates on the role of technology, the skills required for their production and use, and the ethics and politics involved in these new embodied interactions. more...

  • The Business and Culture of Digital Gamesby Aphra Kerr

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 50.00

    Combining theoretical and empirical analysis of the production, content and consumption of computer games, Aphra Kerr explores this all-pervasive, but under-theorized, aspect of our media environment. Kerr examines: games as a new media form; design, development and marketing of games; and the use of games in public and private spaces. more...