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RelationscapesMovement, Art, Philosophy

Relationscapes: Movement, Art, Philosophy

Erin Manning

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134903
eISBN:
9780262255158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134903.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a philosophy of movement, challenging the idea that movement is simple displacement in space, knowable only in terms of the actual. Exploring the relation between sensation and ... More

Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Catelijne Coopman, Janet Vertesi, Michaeland Lynch, and Steve Woolgar (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited, the long-awaited sequel to the influential volume, Representation in Scientific Practice, unites original editors Michael Lynch and Steve Woolgar with ... More

The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

Ofer Bergman and Steve Whittaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035170
eISBN:
9780262336291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035170.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Each of us has an ever-growing collection of personal digital data: documents, emails, Web pages we visited, tasks, contacts, appointments and pictures we took. To use any of this, we have to find ... More

Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Gary M. Olson, Ann Zimmerman, and Nathan Bos (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151207
eISBN:
9780262281041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Modern science is increasingly collaborative, as signaled by rising numbers of coauthored papers, papers with international coauthors, and multi-investigator grants. Historically, scientific ... More

Ships and ScienceThe Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800

Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800

Larrie D. Ferreiro

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062596
eISBN:
9780262272582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062596.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

“Naval architecture was born in the mountains of Peru, in the mind of a French astronomer named Pierre Bouguer who never built a ship in his life.” So begins this work on the science of naval ... More

Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Judy Malloy (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Focusing on early social media in the arts and humanities and on the core role of creative computer scientists, artists, and scholars in shaping the pre-Web social media landscape, Social Media ... More

Software StudiesA Lexicon

Software Studies: A Lexicon

Matthew Fuller (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This collection of short, expository, critical, and speculative texts offers a field guide to the cultural, political, social, and aesthetic impact of software. Computing and digital media are ... More

The StackOn Software and Sovereignty

The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

Benjamin H. Bratton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029575
eISBN:
9780262330183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Planetary-scale computation presents a fundamental challenge to Modern geopolitical architectures. As calculative reason and as global infrastructure, it not only deforms and distorts Westphalian ... More

Systematics as CyberscienceComputers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Christine Hine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Although scientists increasingly use computers in their work and institutions have made massive investments in technology, we still have little understanding of how computing affects the way ... More

The Systemic ImageA New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Inge Hinterwaldner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In media art history as well as in science studies an intensified reception of cybernetic and system-theoretical concepts can be seen in the last few years. In the book a conceptualization of the ... More

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