The Silent Revolution: How Digitalization Transforms Knowledge, Work, Journalism and Politics without Making Too Much Noise

The Silent Revolution: How Digitalization Transforms Knowledge, Work, Journalism and Politics without Making Too Much Noise

by M. Bunz

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Overview

The Silent Revolution: How Digitalization Transforms Knowledge, Work, Journalism and Politics without Making Too Much Noise by M. Bunz

Critically engaging, illustrative and with numerous examples, The Silent Revolution delivers a philosophically informed introduction to current debates on digital technology and calls for a more active role of humans towards technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137373496
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mercedes Bunz is Lecturer in Media Studies at Leuphana University, Germany, where she is also Director of the Hybrid Publishing Lab, exploring academic publishing in the digital age. She writes on digital media, journalism and the philosophy of technology, and she has been the technology reporter of The Guardian.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface PART I: WHEN ALGORITHMS LEARNED HOW TO WRITE 1. Hidden Relationship Issues 2. Looking Into the Clouds PART II: HOW THE AUTOMATION OF KNOWLEDGE CHANGES SKILLED WORK 3. Discourse and Distress 4. On a New Accuracy of Facts PART III: THE SECOND NATURE 5. Google and the Four Aspects of Technology 6. An Indifferent Beast PART IV: ON THE PRODUCTION OF CROWDS 7. The Publishing Society 8. The Digitalization of the Press PART V: THE DIGITAL PUBLIC 9. The Archive of the Present 10. Reported by a Choir of Voices PART VI: THE SILENT REVOLUTION 11. On Digital Politics and Crowds 12. The Internet of Things

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