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Ambient MediaJapanese Atmospheres of Self

Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self

Paul Roquet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692446
eISBN:
9781452953625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary life is increasingly shaped through attunement to the atmospheric affordances of the media environment. Ambient Media delves into the use of music, video, film, and literature as tools ... More

Body DriftButler, Hayles, Haraway

Body Drift: Butler, Hayles, Haraway

Arthur Kroker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679157
eISBN:
9781452948270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679157.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

As exemplary representatives of a form of critical feminism, Judith Butler, Katherine Hayles, and Donna Haraway offer entry into the great crises of contemporary society, politics, and culture ... More

Coin-Operated AmericansRebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade

Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade

Carly A. Kocurek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691821
eISBN:
9781452953618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691821.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Coin-Operated Americans centers on the reframing of boyhood that took place in the popular discourse surrounding early video gaming, but it is not another story about young men. Rather, it charts ... More

Human ProgrammingBrainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom

Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom

Scott Selisker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699872
eISBN:
9781452955285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699872.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Human Programming is a cultural history of the idea of the programmable mind in U.S. culture. It argues that literary, cinematic, and rhetorical figurations of the programmed mind have shaped ... More

Necromedia

Necromedia

Marcel O'Gorman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695706
eISBN:
9781452950662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695706.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In Necromedia, media activist Marcel O’Gorman takes aim at “the collusion of death and technology,” drawing on a broad arsenal that ranges from posthumanist philosophy and social psychology to ... More

Program EarthEnvironmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Jennifer Gabrys

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693122
eISBN:
9781452954356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693122.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Sensors are increasingly present in our environments and technologies. At the same time, environmental sensing is a set of practices meant to provide more information on environmental change, while ... More

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