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On the Existence of Digital Objects

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On the Existence of Digital Objects

Yuk Hui

This book is a philosophical investigation into digital objects; mere data in their simplest form, digital objects are in many cases further formalized through structural metadata schemes or ontologies. As data and metadata, these formalized objects present themselves as programmable objects which we can create, drag, delete; as well as reticulations which are created through logical inferences. How possible it is to think about individualisation ... Read more


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