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The Digital Nexus.

The Digital Nexus.

Author: Cantook Station,
Publisher: Athabasca University Press 2016-02-01.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Over half a century ago, in The Gutenberg Galaxy (1962), Marshall McLuhan noted that the overlap of traditional print and new electronic media like radio and television produced widespread upheaval in personal and public life: Even without collision, such co-existence of technologies and awareness brings trauma and tension to every living person. Our most ordinary and conventional attitudes seem suddenly twisted  Read more...

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Genre/Form: EPUB
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cantook Station,
ISBN: 9781771991292 1771991291
OCLC Number: 1012933054
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction: The Computational Turn and the Digital Network - Raphael FoshayPart I: Digital Theory1 The Internet in Question / Andrew Feenberg2 Emergent Meaning in the Information Age / Ian Angus3 Responsible Machines: The Opportunities and Challenges of Artificial Autonomous Agents / David J. Gunkel4 Open Source Transparency: The Making of an Altered Identity / Daryl CampbellPart II: Digital Culture5 Hacktivist (Pre)Occupations: Self-Surveillance, Participation and Public Space / Carolyn Guertin6 Theoretical and Institutional Contexts of the Dubject, the Doubled and Spaced Self / Mark A. McCutcheon7 The Network University in Transition / Bob Hanke8 Spinning the Web: Critical Discourse Analysis and its Online Space / Leslie Lindballe9 Paramortals, or Dancing with the Interactive Digital Dead / Roman OnufrijchukPart III: Digital Politics10 The Rise of the National Surveillance State in Comparative Perspective / Peter J. Smith11 Democracy and Identity in the Digital Age / Lorna Stefanick and Karen Wall12 The Digital Democratic Deficit: Analysis of Digital Voting in a Canadian Party Leadership Race / Josipa G. Petrunic13 Navigating the Mediapolis: Digital Media and Emerging Practices of Democratic Participation / Maria Bakardjieva14 The Construction of Collective Action Frames in Facebook Groups / Sharone DanielAfterword / Raphael FoshayAppendix: Do Machines Have Rights? Ethics in the Age of Artificial Intelligence / David Gunkel, Interviewed by Paul KelloggList of Contributors
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The totalizing scope of the combined effects of computerization and the worldwide network are the subject of the essays in The Digital Nexus, a volume that responds to McLuhan's request for a  Read more...


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