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Author Miller, Paul D
Title The Imaginary App
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2014
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Descript 1 online resource (328 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Software Studies
Software Studies
Note Intro -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- I Architectures -- 1 On Apps and Elementary Forms of Interfacial Life: Object, Image, Superimposition -- 2 Controlled Consumption Culture: When Digital Culture Becomes Software Business -- 3 The Philosophical Carpentry of the App: Criticism and Practice -- 4 Remote Control: Wolfram lpha and Machinic Protocol -- 5 The Path Is Math: On the Art and Science of Numbers -- II Prosthetics -- 6 Auxiliary Organs: An Ethics of the Extended Mind -- 7 Must We Burn Virilio? The App and the Human System -- 8 The App as an Extension of Man's Desires -- 9 "Text and Walk without Fear": Apps and the Experience of Transparency -- III Economics -- 10 App Worker -- 11 Dare et Capere: Virtuous Mesh and a Targeting Diagram -- 12 Construction of the App Economy in the Networked Korean Society -- 13 What China's Netizens Want: Building Tech Ecosystems in the World's Toughest Market -- IV Remediations -- 14 The Language of Media Software -- 15 Apps as "Charming Junkware"? -- 16 The Spinoza Lens-Grinder App -- 17 From the Digital to the Tentacular, or From iPods to Cephalopods: Apps, Traps, and Entrées-without-Exit -- 18 To Make You Completely Present in the Moment -- 19 Nonlinear Music Navigates the Earth -- Contributors -- Index -- Color Plates
The mobile app as technique and imaginary tool, offering a shortcut to instantaneous connection and entertainment
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Miller, Paul D. The Imaginary App Cambridge : MIT Press,c2014 9780262027489
Subject Computers and civilization.;Mobile computing -- Social aspects.;Application software -- Social aspects
Electronic books
Alt Author Matviyenko, Svitlana
Andersen, Christian Ulrik
Bardini, Thierry
Bratton, Benjamin H
Burk, Drew
Clough, Patricia
Cormier, Robbie
Currie, Dock
Dyer-Witheford, Nick
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