Culture And Technology / Edition 1

Culture And Technology / Edition 1

by Andrew Murphie, John Potts
     
 

We are 'going virtual' in more and more areas of our lives - from shopping to education, filing systems to love affairs. How can we assess the relationship between technology and culture when culture is so imbued with technology? This clear, concise and readable text aims to offer the student a one-stop guide through this complex and slippery terrain. Introducing a

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We are 'going virtual' in more and more areas of our lives - from shopping to education, filing systems to love affairs. How can we assess the relationship between technology and culture when culture is so imbued with technology? This clear, concise and readable text aims to offer the student a one-stop guide through this complex and slippery terrain. Introducing a wealth of theoretical perspectives in a lucid and engaging style and covering a range of topical, challenging and intriguing examples - from cyborgs to digital art - it will be an essential text for everyone wanting to make sense of crucial forces of change on contemporary culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333929292
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/16/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Andrew Murphie is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

John Potts is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at Macquarie University.

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Table of Contents

Theoretical Frameworks and Perspectives
• Art, New Media and Cultural Effects
• Science Fiction
• Cyborgs and Bodies
• Technology, Thought and Consciousness
• Getting Wired
• Networks and Social Change
• Living with the Virtual

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