Deep Mapping the Media City
by Shannon Mattern
Publisher: University of Minnesota 2015
Number of pages: 70
Using techniques like excavation and mapping to discover the modern city's roots in time, Shannon Mattern advocates for urban media archaeology, a multisensory approach to investigating the material history of networked cities.
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by Nanna Verhoeff - Amsterdam University Press
This book is a must for anybody interested in visual culture and media theory. It offers a theoretical account of the central dimension of our contemporary existence -- interfacing and navigating data and physical world through a variety of screens.
by Dan Gillmor - O'Reilly Media, Inc.
The book about journalism's transformation from a mass-media structure to something more democratic, a story of evolutionary change and a modern revolution, because technology has given us a toolkit that allows anyone to become a journalist.
by Marianne van den Boomen, et al. - Amsterdam University Press
The authors assembled their 'digital material' into an anthology, covering issues ranging from desktop metaphors to Web 2.0 ecosystems, from touch screens to blogging and e-learning, from role-playing games and cybergothic music to wireless dreams.
by Lawrence Lessig - Penguin Press HC
Never before have the big cultural monopolists used the fear created by new technologies to shrink the public domain of ideas, even as the same corporations use the same technologies to control more and more what we can and can't do with culture.