Beautiful Data

Author: Orit Halpern
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
ISBN: 9780822357445
Size: 33.89 MB
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Beautiful Data is both a history of big data and interactivity, and a sophisticated meditation on ideas about vision and cognition in the second half of the twentieth century.

Software Takes Command

Author: Lev Manovich
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1623567459
Size: 58.65 MB
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Offers the first look at the aesthetics of contemporary design from the theoretical perspectives of media theory and 'software studies'.

Paper Knowledge

Author: Lisa Gitelman
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822376768
Size: 51.66 MB
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Paper Knowledge is a remarkable book about the mundane: the library card, the promissory note, the movie ticket, the PDF (Portable Document Format).

On Accident

Author: Edward Eigen
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262534843
Size: 31.95 MB
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This collection by "architectural history's most beguiling essayist" (as Reinhold Martin calls the author in the book's foreword) illuminates the unfamiliar, the arcane, the obscure -- phenomena largely missing from architectural and ...

A New Republic Of Letters

Author: Jerome McGann
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674369246
Size: 30.15 MB
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Jerome McGann's manifesto argues that the history of texts and how they are preserved and accessed for interpretation are the overriding subjects of humanist study in the digital age.

Cultural Techniques

Author: Bernhard Siegert
Publisher: Meaning Systems (Fup)
ISBN: 0823263754
Size: 24.59 MB
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"This volume designates a shift within posthumanistic media studies, that dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations, that reproduce, process and reflect the distinctions that are fundamental for a given culture, e.g. the ...


Author: Johanna Drucker
ISBN: 9780674724938
Size: 35.48 MB
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Fusing digital humanities with media studies and graphic design history, Graphesis offers a critical language for analysis of graphical knowledge and argues for studying visuality from a humanistic perspective, exploring how graphic ...

Raw Data Is An Oxymoron

Author: Lisa Gitelman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518287
Size: 47.92 MB
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This book reminds us that data is anything but "raw," that we shouldn't think of data as a natural resource but as a cultural one that needs to be generated, protected, and interpreted.

Machine Learners

Author: Adrian Mackenzie
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036827
Size: 48.41 MB
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In contexts from the everyday to the esoteric, machine learning is said to transform the nature of knowledge. In this book, Adrian Mackenzie investigates whether machine learning also transforms the practice of critical thinking.

Data Visualization For Design Thinking

Author: Winifred E Newman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317339622
Size: 54.16 MB
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To form a mental vision, image, or picture of (something not visible or present to
the sight, or of an abstraction); to make visible to the mind or imagination. 2. absol
. or intr. To form a mental picture of something not visible or present, or of an
abstract thing, etc.; to construct a visual image or images in the mind. 2. The
action or process of rendering visible.'. 8 o. halpern, Beautiful Data: A History of
Vision and Reason since 1945, experimental Futures series, Duke University
Press, Durham ...