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Radical technologies : the design of everyday life

Author: Adam Greenfield
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Provides a field manual to the technologies that are so rapidly changing our lives. Greenfield forces us to reconsider our relationship with the networked objects, services and spaces that define us. How do these technologies reshape the economy, subvert the fundamental terms of our politics, and even redefine what it means to be human? In answering these questions, Greenfield's guide clarifies the scale and nature  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Greenfield
ISBN: 1784780456 9781784780456
OCLC Number: 1001446389
Notes: "First published by Verso 2017"--Title page verso.
Description: 359 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: Paris year zero --
Smartphone: the networking of the self --
The internet of things: a planetary mesh of perception and response --
Augmented reality: an interactive overlay on the world --
Digital fabrication: towards a political economy of matter --
Cryptocurrency: the computational guarantee of value --
Blockchain beyond Bitcoin: a trellis for posthuman institutions --
Automation: the annihilation of work --
Machine learning: the algorithmic production of knowledge --
Artificial intelligence: the eclipse of human discretion --
Conclusion: Of tetrapods and tactics: radical technologies and everyday life.
Other Titles: Design of everyday life
Responsibility: Adam Greenfield.

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"Adam Greenfield goes digging into the layers that constitute what we experience as smooth tech surface. He unsettles and repositions much of that smoothness. Radical Technologies is brilliant and Read more...

 
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