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The postdigital membrane [electronic resource] : imagination, technology and desire / Robert Pepperell and Michael Punt.

By: Pepperell, Robert.
Contributor(s): Punt, Michael.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Bristol : Intellect, 2000Description: 1 online resource (181 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781841500423; 1841500429; 9781841508160; 1841508160.Subject(s): Human beings | Technology -- Social aspects | SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Social Aspects | Technologie | Technische ontwikkeling | Cultuurverandering | Filosofische aspectenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Postdigital membrane.DDC classification: 303.483 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: To what extent is our time characterised by the 'digital'? Does it announce a bright new age of technological progress, or is it not much more than a marketing tag for manufacturers? What is clear is that much of the cultural theory we have so far accumulated is showing signs of strain as it struggles to cope with the rapid global dynamics of the 'wired world'. This book offers a timely intellectual strategy that may help us comprehend the contradictions and apparent paradoxes of our immediate cultural climate. Using the metaphor of an organic membrane to show how things can be both separate a.
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To what extent is our time characterised by the 'digital'? Does it announce a bright new age of technological progress, or is it not much more than a marketing tag for manufacturers? What is clear is that much of the cultural theory we have so far accumulated is showing signs of strain as it struggles to cope with the rapid global dynamics of the 'wired world'. This book offers a timely intellectual strategy that may help us comprehend the contradictions and apparent paradoxes of our immediate cultural climate. Using the metaphor of an organic membrane to show how things can be both separate a.

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