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Shaping things

Author: Bruce Sterling; Lorraine Wild
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2005.
Series: A mediawork pamphlet.
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Bruce Sterling offers a history of shaped things and shows how we have moved from an age of artifacts, made by hand, through complex machines, to the era of 'gizmos'.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Sterling; Lorraine Wild
ISBN: 0262693267 9780262693264
OCLC Number: 857351012
Description: 144 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: A mediawork pamphlet.
Responsibility: Bruce Sterling ; designed by Lorraine Wild.

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A guide to the next great wave of technology--an era of objects so programmable that they can be regarded as material instantiations of an immaterial system.  Read more...

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"Now, with Shaping Things, design gets full-court consideration in a powerfully argued thesis tracking the profession's trajectory toward a new product order... On top of being one of the most Read more...

 
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