Small tech : the culture of digital tools / Byron Hawk, David M. Rieder, and Ollie Oviedo, editors. - Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2008. - 1 online resource (xxiii, 236 pages) : illustrations. - JSTOR eBooks Electronic mediations ; 22 . - Electronic mediations ; v. 22. .

Includes bibliographical references.

Acknowledgments; Introduction: On Small Tech and Complex Ecologies; Traditional Software in New Ecologies; 1. Data Visualization as New Abstraction and as Anti-Sublime; 2. Softvideography: Digital Video as Postliterate Practice; 3. Technopolitics, Blogs, and Emergent Media Ecologies: A Critical/Reconstructive Approach; 4. Remembering Dinosaurs: Toward an Archaeological Understanding of Digital Photo Manipulation; 5. Cut, Copy, and Paste; 6. Dreamweaver and the Procession of Simulations: What You See Is Not Why You Get What You Get.

Experts examine the ways digital tools affect social and cultural experience.

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22573/cttbjn60 JSTOR




Telematics.
Miniature electronic equipment--Social aspects.
Pocket computers--Social aspects.
Household electronics--Social aspects.
Cyberspace.
Mass media--Technological innovations.
Digital music players--Social aspects.
Cell phones--Social aspects.

TK5105.6 / .S62 2008

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