New Media, Old Media A History and Theory Reader

ISBN-10: 0415942241

ISBN-13: 9780415942249

Edition: 2006

Authors: Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Thomas Keenan

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In this history of new media technologies, leading media and cultural theorists examine new media against the background of traditional media such as film, photography, and print in order to evaluate the multiple claims made today about the benefits and freedom of digital media.
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List price: $60.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Tom Keenan is Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Introduction: Did Somebody Say New Media?
Archaeology of Multi-Media
Early Film History and Multi-Media: An Archaeology of Possible Futures?
Electricity Made Visible
"Tones from out of Nowhere": Rudolph Pfenninger and the Archaeology of Synthetic Sound
Memex Revisited
Out of File, Out of Mind
Dis/continuities: Does the Archive Become Metaphorical in Multi-Media Space?
Breaking Down: Godard's Histories
Ordering Law, Judging History: Deliberations on Court TV
The Style of Sources: Remarks on the Theory and History of Programming Languages
Science as Open Source Process
Cold War Networks or Kaiserstr. 2, Neubabelsberg
Protocol vs. Institutionalization
Reload: Liveness, Mobility, and the Web
Generation Flash
Viruses Are Good for You
The Imaginary of the Artificial: Automata, Models, Machinics-On Promiscuous Modeling as Precondition for Poststructuralist Ontology
Network Events
Information, Crisis, Catastrophe
The Weird Global Media Event and the Tactical Intellectual [version 3.0]
Imperceptible Perceptions in Our Technological Modernity
Deep Europe: A History of the Syndicate Network
The Cell Phone and the Crowd: Messianic Politics in the Contemporary Philippines
Theorizing "New" Media
Cybertyping and the Work of Race in the Age of Digital Reproduction
Network Subjects: or, The Ghost is the Message
Modes of Digital Identification: Virtual Technologies and Webcam Cultures
Hypertext Avant La Lettre
Network Fever
Afterword: The Demystifica-hic-tion of In-hic-formation
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