Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema

Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema

by A. Tucker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349481729
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/02/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Aaron Tucker is Sessional Faculty in the Department of English at Ryerson University, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Cables Under, In, and Around Our Homes: 'The Net' as Viral Suburban Intruder 2. The Evolution of the Web Browser: The Global Village Outgrown 3. Avatar in the Uncanny Valley: The Na'vi and Us, The Machinic Audience 4. Hacking Against the Apocalypse: Tony Stark and the Remilitarized Internet 5. With a Great Data Plan Comes Great Responsibility: The Enmeshed Web 2.0 Internet User 6. Don't Shoot the (Instant) Messenger: The Efficient Virtual Body Learns 7. The Reel/Real Internet: Beyond Genre and the Often Vulnerable Virtual Family Conclusion

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