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The philosophy of software : code and mediation in the digital age

Author: David M Berry
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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This book is a critical introduction to code and software that develops an understanding of its social and philosophical implications in the digital age. Written specifically for people interested in the subject from a non-technical background, the book provides a lively and interesting analysis of these new media forms.
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Berry, David M. (David Michael).
Philosophy of software.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
(DLC) 2011001633
(OCoLC)690086417
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David M Berry
ISBN: 9780230306479 0230306470 1283067692 9781283067690
OCLC Number: 716239756
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 200 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgements The Idea of Code What is Code? Reading and Writing Code Running Code Towards a Phenomenology of Computation Real-Time Streams Bibliography Index
Responsibility: David M. Berry.

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