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Software Takes Command

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Description for Software Takes Command Paperback. .
This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. Software has replaced a diverse array of physical, mechanical, and electronic technologies used before 21st century to create, store, distribute and interact with cultural artifacts. It has become our interface to the world, to others, to our memory and our imagination - a universal language through which the world speaks, and a universal engine on which the world runs. What electricity and combustion engine were to the early 20th century, software is to the early 21st century. Offering the the first ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
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International Texts in Critical Media Aesthetics
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About Lev Manovich
Lev Manovich is the author of Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database (2005), and The Language of New Media (2001) which was described as "the most suggestive and broad ranging media history since Marshall McLuhan." Manovich is a Professor at CUNY Graduate Center, a Director of the Software Studies Initiative at California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and a Visiting ... Read more

Reviews for Software Takes Command
The language of new media is embodied and expressed
-lent visual and interactive form
-through software. Software is the agent of our every digital experience. And software is a quintessentially human artifact. The fact that it is intangible
-you can’t reach out and touch it
-is the least interesting thing about it. This long-researched book, which synthesizes critical theory, human-computer interaction, and media history ... Read more

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