Algorithmic Cultures: Essays on Meaning, Performance and New Technologies

Algorithmic Cultures: Essays on Meaning, Performance and New Technologies

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ISBN-13: 9781138351899
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/07/2018
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Robert Seyfert is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cluster of Excellence "Cultural Foundations of Social Integration" at Universität Konstanz, Germany, and Visiting Full Professor of Comparative Cultural Sociology at Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. He recently published in Theory, Culture & Society and European Journal of Social Theory.

Jonathan Roberge is Assistant Professor of Cultural and Urban Sociology at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Quebec; he holds the Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture, in addition to being a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University.

Table of Contents

1. What Are Algorithmic Cultures? (Jonathan Roberge / Robert Seyfert)

2. The Algorithmic Choreography of the Impressionable Subject (Lucas D. Introna

3. #Trendingistrending: When Algorithms Become Culture (Tarleton Gillespie)

4. Shaping Consumers’ Online Voices: Algorithmic Apparatus or Evaluation Culture? (Jean-Samuel Beuscart / Kevin Mellet)

5. Deconstructing the Algorithm: Four Types of Digital Information Calculations, (Dominique Cardon)

6. Baffled by an Algorithm: Mediation and the Auditory Relations of ‘Immersive Audio’ (Joe Klett)

7. Algorhythmic Ecosystems: Neoliberal Couplings and Their Pathogenesis 1960–Present (Shintaro Miyazaki)

8. Drones: The Mobilization of Algorithms, (Valentin Rauer)

9. Social Bots as Algorithmic Pirates and Messengers of Techno-Environmental Agency, (Oliver Leistert)

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