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Beyond the Cult of the Replicant: Museums and Historical Digital Objects—Traditional Concerns, New Discourses

Fiona Cameron

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the poetics and politics of the “digital” historical object, and offers a different interpretation of the relationship between virtual and material objects and more abstract ... More


Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Fiona Cameron and Sarah Kenderdine (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a critical and theoretical appraisal of the uses of digital media by cultural heritage institutions. Previous discussions of cultural heritage and digital technology have left the ... More


4.2 Identifying Digital Objects

Michael A. Fraser

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

One of the major challenges facing the research and library communities today is how to establish the policies, infrastructure, and tools needed to create long-term persistent, accessible, and ... More


The Genesis of Digital Objects

Bernard Stiegler

in On the Existence of Digital Objects

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698905
eISBN:
9781452954349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698905.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 1 outlines the genesis of digital objects by looking at the history of mark-up languages, from GML to HTML, XML and the web ontologies proposed by the semantic web movement. This chapter ... More


On the Existence of Digital Objects

Yuk Hui

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698905
eISBN:
9781452954349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698905.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a philosophical investigation into digital objects; mere data in their simplest form, digital objects are in many cases further formalized through structural metadata schemes or ... More


Introduction

Fiona Cameron and Sarah Kenderdine

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a comprehensive theoretical discourse on cultural heritage and digital media. It explores themes of museums and heritage in relation to “digital culture,” and considers the extent to ... More


Behind the Scenes and Across the Globe: Virtualizing the Material Culture of Systematics

Christine Hine

in Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter mainly focuses on the material cultures that played a major role in the field of systematics along with the virtual technologies and the five themes of this discussion's outcome. The ... More


Key Digital Technologies to Deal with Data

Yorick Wilks and Matthijs den Besten

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the key technologies and data management approaches that can help researchers cope with information overload, and examines major challenges for e-Research such as the ... More


The Music Faculty’s Test of the System

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter reports on the system's demo that the project developers offered to the Music Faculty and on the Music Faculty's responses to the new tool. The teachers' hands-on experiments and ... More


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