Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technology in the Humanities and the Arts

Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technology in the Humanities and the Arts


 

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

Responding to this problem, Switching Codes brings jointly top American and ecu students, scientists, and artists—including Charles Bernstein, Ian Foster, Bruno Latour, Alan Liu, and Richard Powers—to ponder how the precipitous progress of electronic details and its linked applied sciences are reworking the methods we predict and act. making use of quite a lot of kinds, together with essay, discussion, brief fiction, and video game layout, this ebook goals to version and foster dialogue among IT experts, who mostly have scant education within the humanities or conventional arts, and students and artists, who frequently comprehend little concerning the applied sciences which are so substantially remodeling their fields. Switching Codes will be an fundamental quantity for somebody looking to comprehend the effect of electronic expertise on modern tradition, together with scientists, educators, policymakers, and artists, alike.

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