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The laws of cool : knowledge work and the culture of information

Author: Alan Liu
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Liu, Alan, 1953-
Laws of cool.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)644055364
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Liu
ISBN: 0226486982 9780226486987 0226486990 9780226486994
OCLC Number: 53823956
Description: xi, 573 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I The New Enlightenment Preface? --
Unnice Work?: Knowledge Work and the Academy --
Chapter 1 The Idea of Knowledge Work --
Part II Ice Ages Preface?We Work Here, but We?re Cool? --
Chapter 2 Automating --
Chapter 3 Informating --
Chapter 4 Networking --
Part III The Laws of Cool Preface?What?s Cool?? --
Chapter 5 The Ethos of Information --
Chapter 6 Information Is Style --
Chapter 7 The Feeling of Information --
Chapter 8 Cyber-Politics and Bad Attitude --
Part IV Humanities and Arts in the Age of Knowledge Work Preface?More? --
Chapter 9 The Tribe of Cool --
Chapter 10 Historicizing Cool: Humanities in the Information Age --
Chapter 11 Destructive Creativity: The Arts in the Information Age --
Chapter 12 Speaking of History: Toward an Alliance of New Humanities and New Arts (With a Prolegomenon on the Future Literary) Epilogue Appendixes A. Taxonomy of Knowledge Work B. Chronology of Downsizing (Through the 1990s) C.?Ethical Hacking? and Art.
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Knowledge work is now the reigning business paradigm. But what perspective can the knowledge of humanities and arts contribute to a world of knowledge work whose primary mission is business? And what  Read more...

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