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Authors, Users, and PiratesCopyright Law and Subjectivity

Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More

Is the Universe a Hologram?Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Adolfo Plasencia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The place of discovery and generation of human knowledge has become a somewhat fuzzy area, and it is at the crossroads of equally blurred disciplines where new glimpses of the future occur. This book ... More

Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

Jessa Lingel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036214
eISBN:
9780262340151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036214.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Whether by accidental keystroke or deliberate tinkering, technology is often used in ways that are unintended and unimagined by its designers and inventors. In this book, Jessa Lingel offers an ... 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

EntanglementsConversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound

Simone Tosoni and Trevor Pinch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035279
eISBN:
9780262336550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035279.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Based on several rounds of academic interview and conversations with Trevor Pinch, the book introduces the reader to the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and in particular to the social ... 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

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

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

ControlDigitality as Cultural Logic

Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic

Seb Franklin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029537
eISBN:
9780262331135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book addresses the conditions of knowledge that make the concept of the “information economy” possible while at the same time obscuring its deleterious effects on material social spaces. In so ... More

Imperial TechnoscienceTransnational Histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India

Imperial Technoscience: Transnational Histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India

Amit Prasad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026956
eISBN:
9780262322065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026956.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the last four decades, during which magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged as a cutting-edge medical technology and a cultural icon, technoscientific imaginaries and practices have undergone ... More

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