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  1. Internet Daemons
    A complete history and theory of internet daemons brings these little-known—but very consequential—programs into the spotlight We\u2019re used to talking about how tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon rule... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 2018
    Hardback | £93.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. What Is Information?

    What Is Information?

    Written by Peter Janich, Translated by Eric Hayot and Lea Pao

    Series Electronic Mediations

    University Of Minnesota Press

    A novel way of looking at information challenges longstanding dogmas—from a preeminent German thinker It is widely agreed that we live in an \u201cinformation age,\u201d but what exactly is information? This small, seemingly... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2018
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Deconstruction Machines
    A bold new theory of cyberwar argues that militarized hacking is best understood as a form of deconstruction From shadowy attempts to steal state secrets to the explosive destruction of Iranian centrifuges, cyberwar has been a... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2018
    Hardback | £89.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. Metagaming
    The greatest trick the videogame industry ever pulled was convincing the world that videogames were games rather than a medium for making metagames. Elegantly defined as \u201cgames about games,\u201d metagames implicate a diverse... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2017
    Hardback | £99.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  5. Mixed Realism
    Mixed Realism is about how we interact with media. Timothy J. Welsh shows how videogames, like novels, both promise and trouble experiences of \u201cimmersion.\u201d His innovative methodology offers a new understanding of the... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2016
    Hardback | £75.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. The Perversity of Things
    In 1905, a young Jewish immigrant from Luxembourg founded an electrical supply shop in New York. This inventor, writer, and publisher Hugo Gernsback would later become famous for launching the first science fiction magazine, Amazing... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2016
    Hardback | £101.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  7. The Participatory Condition in the Digital Age
    Just what is the \u201cparticipatory condition\u201d? It is the situation in which taking part in something with others has become both environmental and normative. The fact that we have always participated does not mean we have... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2016
    Hardback | £78.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. Program Earth
    Sensors are everywhere. Small, flexible, economical, and computationally powerful, they operate ubiquitously in environments. They compile massive amounts of data, including information about air, water, and climate. Never before... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2016
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. On the Existence of Digital Objects

    On the Existence of Digital Objects

    By Yuk Hui

    Series Electronic Mediations

    University Of Minnesota Press

    Digital objects, in their simplest form, are data. They are also a new kind of industrial object that pervades every aspect of our life today—as online videos, images, text files, e-mails, blog posts, Facebook events.Yet,... Learn More
    Published: 29th February 2016
    Hardback | £78.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. How to Talk about Videogames

    How to Talk about Videogames

    By Ian Bogost

    Series Electronic Mediations

    University Of Minnesota Press

    Videogames! Aren\u2019t they the medium of the twenty-first century? The new cinema? The apotheosis of art and entertainment, the realization of Wagnerian gesamtkunstwerk? The final victory of interaction over passivity? No, probably... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2015
    Hardback | £58.00
    Paperback | £15.99
  11. A Geology of Media

    A Geology of Media

    By Jussi Parikka

    Series Electronic Mediations

    University Of Minnesota Press

    Media history is millions, even billions, of years old. That is the premise of this pioneering and provocative book, which argues that to adequately understand contemporary media culture we must set out from material realities... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2015
    Paperback | £19.99
  12. World Projects
    Markus Krajewski is emerging as a leading scholar in the field of media archaeology, which seeks to trace cultural history through the media networks that enable and structure it. In World Projects he opens a new portal into the... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2015
    Paperback | £21.99
  13. Reading Writing Interfaces
    Lori Emerson examines how interfaces—from today\u2019s multitouch devices to yesterday\u2019s desktops, from typewriters to Emily Dickinson\u2019s self-bound fascicle volumes—mediate between writer and text as well... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2014
    Paperback | £19.99
  14. Nauman Reiterated

    Nauman Reiterated

    By Janet Kraynak

    Series Electronic Mediations

    University Of Minnesota Press

    Bruce Nauman has been a force in the art world since the early 1960s with his challenging audio and video installations, photographic art, neon art, and sculptures. However, until now there has been surprisingly little sustained... Learn More
    Published: 20th May 2014
    Paperback | £23.99
  15. Comparative Textual Media
    For the past few hundred years, Western cultures have relied on print. When writing was accomplished by a quill pen, inkpot, and paper, it was easy to imagine that writing was nothing more than a means by which writers could transfer... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2013
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  16. Off the Network
    The digital world profoundly shapes how we work and consume and also how we play, socialize, create identities, and engage in politics and civic life. Indeed, we are so enmeshed in digital networks—from social media to cell... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2013
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £17.99
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