Google and the Culture of Search

Google and the Culture of Search

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ISBN-13: 9780415883009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/27/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ken Hillis is Professor of Media and Technology Studies in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is author of Digital Sensations: Space, Identity and Embodiment in Virtual Reality (1999) and Online a Lot of the Time: Ritual, Fetish, Sign (2009). He is co-editor of Everyday eBay: Culture, Collecting and Desire (2006).

Michael Petit is Director of Media Studies and the Joint Program in New Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He is author of Peacekeepers at War (1986) and co-editor of Everyday eBay: Culture, Collecting and Desire (2006).

Kylie Jarrett is Lecturer in Multimedia at the National University of Ireland Maynooth where she is the program coordinator of the BA Digital Media.

Table of Contents

1. Growing Up Google 2. Metaphysics of Search 3. The Searcher and the Self 4. Search Critic 5. Conclusion: "I Search, Therefore I Am"

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