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Tactical BiopoliticsArt, Activism, and Technoscience

Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Beatriz da Costa and Kavita Philip (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Popular culture in this “biological century” seems to feed on proliferating fears, anxieties, and hopes around the life sciences at a time when such basic concepts as scientific truth, race and ... More

Theorizing Digital Cultural HeritageA Critical Discourse

Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Fiona Cameron and Sarah Kenderdine (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a critical and theoretical appraisal of the uses of digital media by cultural heritage institutions. Previous discussions of cultural heritage and digital technology have left the ... More

Trading Zones and Interactional ExpertiseCreating New Kinds of Collaboration

Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise: Creating New Kinds of Collaboration

Michael E. Gorman (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014724
eISBN:
9780262289436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014724.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Cross-disciplinary collaboration increasingly characterizes today’s science and engineering research. The problems and opportunities facing society do not come neatly sorted by discipline. ... More

VOICEVocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Norie Neumark, Ross Gibson, and Theo van Leeuwen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Voice has returned to both theoretical and artistic agendas. In the digital era, techniques and technologies of voice have provoked insistent questioning of the distinction between the human voice ... More

Weather by the NumbersThe Genesis of Modern Meteorology

Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology

Kristine C. Harper

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083782
eISBN:
9780262274982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083782.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

For much of the first half of the twentieth century, meteorology was more art than science, dependent on an individual forecaster’s lifetime of local experience. This book tells the story of the ... More

WirelessnessRadical Empiricism in Network Cultures

Wirelessness: Radical Empiricism in Network Cultures

Adrian Mackenzie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014649
eISBN:
9780262289597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014649.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How has wirelessness—being connected to objects and infrastructures without knowing exactly how or where—become a key form of contemporary experience? Stretching across routers, smart phones, ... More

The World Made MemePublic Conversations and Participatory Media

The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Ryan M. Milner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book presents an analysis of internet memes, the linguistic, image, audio, and video texts created, circulated, and transformed by countless cultural participants across vast networks and ... More

World Wide ResearchReshaping the Sciences and Humanities

World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

William H. Dutton and Paul W. Jeffreys (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Advances in information and communication technology are transforming the way scholarly research is conducted across all disciplines. The use of increasingly powerful and versatile computer-based and ... More

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