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Mechanisms : new media and the forensic imagination

Author: Matthew G Kirschenbaum
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kirschenbaum examines new media and electronic writing against the textual and technological primitives that govern writing, inscription, and textual transmission in all media: erasure, variability, repeatability, and survivability.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kirschenbaum, Matthew G.
Mechanisms.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608434259
Named Person: William Gibson; Michael Joyce; William Gibson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew G Kirschenbaum
ISBN: 9780262113113 0262113112 9780262517409 026251740X
OCLC Number: 79256819
Description: xvii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Every contact leaves a trace" : storage, inscription, and computer forensics --
Extreme inscription : a grammatology of the hard drive --
"An old house with many rooms" : the textual forensics of Mystery[underscore]house.dsk --
Save as : Michael Joyce's Afternoons --
Text messaging : the transformissions of "Agrippa."
Responsibility: Matthew G. Kirschenbaum.
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Kirschenbaum examines new media and electronic writing against the textual and technological primitives that govern writing, inscription, and textual transmission in all media: erasure, variability, repeatability, and survivability.

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