Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technology in the by Thomas Bartscherer,Roderick Coover

By Thomas Bartscherer,Roderick Coover

 

Half a century into the electronic period, the profound impression of data expertise on highbrow and cultural lifestyles is universally stated yet nonetheless poorly understood. The sheer complexity of the know-how coupled with the speedy speed of swap makes it more and more tough to set up universal floor and to advertise considerate discussion. 

Responding to this problem, Switching Codes brings jointly prime American and eu students, scientists, and artists—including Charles Bernstein, Ian Foster, Bruno Latour, Alan Liu, and Richard Powers—to contemplate how the precipitous development of electronic info and its linked applied sciences are remodeling the methods we expect and act. applying quite a lot of kinds, together with essay, discussion, brief fiction, and video game layout, this booklet goals to version and foster dialogue among IT experts, who normally have scant education within the humanities or conventional arts, and students and artists, who frequently comprehend little in regards to the applied sciences which are so considerably reworking their fields. Switching Codes will be an necessary quantity for a person looking to comprehend the impression of electronic expertise on modern tradition, together with scientists, educators, policymakers, and artists, alike.

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