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Ambient MediaJapanese Atmospheres of Self

Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self

Paul Roquet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692446
eISBN:
9781452953625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary life is increasingly shaped through attunement to the atmospheric affordances of the media environment. Ambient Media delves into the use of music, video, film, and literature as tools ... More

America IdentifiedBiometric Technology and Society

America Identified: Biometric Technology and Society

Lisa S. Nelson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014779
eISBN:
9780262289689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014779.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The use of biometric technology for identification has gone from Orwellian fantasy to everyday reality. This technology, which verifies or recognizes a person's identity based on physiological, ... More

Balancing on a PlanetThe Future of Food and Agriculture

Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

David A. Cleveland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

We are in the middle of a major, long-term food crisis—how do we get out of it? The goal of Balancing on a Planet is to empower readers to analyze the challenges facing the agrifood system so they ... More

Body DriftButler, Hayles, Haraway

Body Drift: Butler, Hayles, Haraway

Arthur Kroker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679157
eISBN:
9781452948270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679157.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

As exemplary representatives of a form of critical feminism, Judith Butler, Katherine Hayles, and Donna Haraway offer entry into the great crises of contemporary society, politics, and culture ... More

The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

Albert N. Link, Donald S. Siegel, and Mike Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226178349
eISBN:
9780226178486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226178486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This Handbook is the definitive source of major academic research on university technology transfer and academic entrepreneurship, featuring chapters from the leading scholars in this field. Given ... More

ChokepointsGlobal Private Regulation on the Internet

Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Natasha Tusikov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

On January 18, 2012, millions of people participated in the now-infamous “Internet blackout” to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and the rights it would have given intellectual property holders to ... More

Code/SpaceSoftware and Everyday Life

Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life

Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042482
eISBN:
9780262295239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042482.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

After a little more than half a century since its initial development, computer code is extensively and intimately woven into the fabric of our everyday lives. From the digital alarm clock that wakes ... More

Coin-Operated AmericansRebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade

Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade

Carly A. Kocurek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691821
eISBN:
9781452953618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691821.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Coin-Operated Americans centers on the reframing of boyhood that took place in the popular discourse surrounding early video gaming, but it is not another story about young men. Rather, it charts ... More

Combinatorial Auctions

Combinatorial Auctions

Peter Cramton, Yoav Shoham, and Richard Steinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033428
eISBN:
9780262302920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033428.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The study of combinatorial auctions—auctions in which bidders can bid on combinations of items or “packages”—draws on the disciplines of economics, operations research, and computer science. This ... More

Concrete RevolutionLarge Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Christopher Sneddon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The construction of tens of thousands of large dams across the planet’s surface brought about one of the largest biophysical transformations of the twentieth century and has irrevocably altered ... More

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