Digital studies is a rapidly expanding field that encompasses the research interests of social scientists and humanities scholars, multimedia artists, and activists. With this ground-breaking reader, we are introduced to a new style of thought that has emerged directly from Internet culture itself. Critical Digital Studies is inspired by the same spirit that gave rise to the Open Architecture Movement, Shareware, Web 2.0 - a creative mashup, mixing the enduring human demand to understand the world around us with the new means of analysis, communication, and living that define the twenty-first century. Among the contributors are: Sara Diamond, Donna Haraway, N. Katherine Hayles, Lynn Hershmann, Lev Manovich, Charles Mudede, Stephen Pfohl, and Stelarc.Our desire to construct simulated human talking machines may be traced to Joseph Fabera#39;s Euphonia (1830), an artificial face attached to the front of a series of exposed bellows: plates, chambers, and an artificial tongue that could make it anbsp;...
|Title||:||Critical Digital Studies|
|Author||:||Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker|
|Publisher||:||University of Toronto Press - 2013-11-05|