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The wireless spectrum : the politics, practices, and poetics of mobile media

Author: Kim Sawchuk; Barbara A Crow; Michael Longford
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2010]
Series: Digital futures.
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"As evidenced by the clientele in any urban coffee shop, devices such as cell phones, BlackBerries, and Wi-Fi-enabled laptops have proliferated, particularly during the past ten years. The Wireless Spectrum explores how wireless technology has modified both individual and public life, transforming our experiences of space, time, and place, while reshaping our day-to-day interactions. Bringing together visual  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Sawchuk; Barbara A Crow; Michael Longford
ISBN: 9780802098931 0802098932
OCLC Number: 499431191
Description: vi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Kim Sawchuck, Barbara Crow, and Michael Longford --
Spectral genealogies. The circulatory turn / Will Straw --
Radio hats, wireless rats, and flying families / Kim Sawchuk --
Atmospheres of communication / Jennifer Gabrys --
Mobile practices. Mobile publics and issues-based art and design / Anne Galloway --
The third screen as cultural form in North America / Judith A. Nicholson --
Intimate strangers : the Keitai culture of 'belonging-without-being-with' / Sandra Buckley --
Terminal city? art, information, and the augmenting of Vancouver / Darin Barney --
Locative media. Labours of location : acting in the pervasive media space / Minna Tarkka --
Spectrum policy as art : interview with Julian Priest / Barbara Crow --
Augmented urbanism : locative media experiences in the digital city / Kajin Goh, Michael Longford, and Barbara Crow --
Wireless connections. The wireless commons manifesto --
Community wi-fi, resistance, and making infrastructure visible / Alison Powell --
'The network we all dream of' : manifest dreams of connectivity and communication or, social imaginaries of the wireless commons / Andrew Herman.
Series Title: Digital futures.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Crow, Michael Longford, and Kim Sawchuk.

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