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The Mobile Interface of Everyday Life : Embodied Space and Locative Media.

Author: Jason Farman
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & amp ; Francis, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mobile media -- from mobile phones to smartphones to netbooks -- are transforming our daily lives. We communicate, we locate, we network, we play, and much more using our mobile devices. In Mobile Interface Theory, Jason Farman demonstrates how the worldwide adoption of mobile technologies is causing a reexamination of the core ideas about what it means to live our everyday lives. He argues that mobile media's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farman, Jason.
Mobile Interface of Everyday Life : Embodied Space and Locative Media.
Hoboken : Taylor & amp; Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Farman
ISBN: 9780203847664 0203847660 9781136942877 1136942874
OCLC Number: 798531786
Description: 1 online resource (185 pages)
Contents: MOBILE INTERFACE THEORY Embodied Space and Locative Media; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction:The Pathways of Locative Media; 1. Embodiment and the Mobile Interface; 2. Mapping and Representations of Space; 3. Locative Interfaces and Social Media; 4. The Ethics of Immersion in Locative Games; 5. Performances of Asynchronous Time; 6. Site-Specific Storytelling and Reading Interfaces; Conclusion:Movement/Progress/Obsolescence: On the Politics of Mobility; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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Mobile media -- from mobile phones to smartphones to netbooks -- are transforming our daily lives. We communicate, we locate, we network, we play, and much more using our mobile devices. In Mobile Interface Theory, Jason Farman demonstrates how the worldwide adoption of mobile technologies is causing a reexamination of the core ideas about what it means to live our everyday lives. He argues that mobile media's pervasive computing model, which allows users to connect and interact with the internet while moving across a wide variety of locations, has produced a new sense of self among users -- a.

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