Erschienen: 23.08.2016 Abbildung von Dator / Sweeney / Yee | Mutative Media | Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015 | 2016

Dator / Sweeney / Yee

Mutative Media

Communication Technologies and Power Relations in the Past, Present, and Futures

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Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015 2016. Buch. xvii, 208 S. 6 s/w-Abbildungen, 13 Farbabbildungen, 5 Farbtabellen, Bibliographien. Softcover

Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-35782-9

Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm

Gewicht: 355 g

In englischer Sprache

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: Lecture Notes in Social Networks

Produktbeschreibung

Mutative Media is a sweeping examination of how communication technologies have contributed to changes in people’s thoughts and actions, and thus in the power structures of societies, in the past, at present, and in four alternative futures.

We start by surveying what is generally known about the emergence of human language and speech that has enabled humans to extend their organizing abilities beyond that of other hominids. We then review research on the emergence of signs, symbols, and eventually writing, which led to new ways of thinking, acting, and organizing in scribal societies and vastly extended human influence globally. We consider the impact of the printing press in Europe, the Middle East, China, and Korea that led to various ways of thinking and organizing in modern societies, and conclude our historical survey with a discussion of the emergence and impact of electric and electronic communication technologies from the nineteenth century to the present.

After a brief overview of what “futures studies” is and is not, based on our extensive experience in the field, we present four generic alternative futures, and discuss a prototype of a hybrid, mixed-reality game designed to enable players to experience the power and potential of new communication technologies within four very different environments and conditions. We think you will be intrigued by our surprising findings and what they may mean for future generations!

Gesamtwerk

Die 8. Auflage ist wieder auf sechs Bände angelegt. Darin finden sich übersichtlich und in systematischer Gliederung Vertragsmuster aus der Feder erfahrener Experten. Jedem dieser Muster folgen Anmerkungen, mit denen der dem Vertragsentwurf zu Grunde liegende Sachverhalt und die Gründe für die Wahl des spezifischen Formulars erläutert werden.

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