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The Pilot Model and the Big ACE on the web

Benjamin Wells

in Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine: The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565932
eISBN:
9780191714016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter describes software emulators for the Pilot ACE. The first known software emulator of the Pilot ACE was built in Visual BASIC by Donald Davies in the early 1990s. In spring 2001, two ... More


Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Jens Eder and Charlotte Klonk (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Still and moving images are crucial factors in contemporary political conflicts. They not only have representational, expressive or illustrative functions, but also augment and create significant ... More


Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Des O'Rawe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Regarding the real: cinema, documentary, and the visual arts develops an approach to the study of documentary film focussing on its aesthetic and cultural relations to the modern visual arts, ... More


Yellow Bodies, Black Sweat: Yao Ming, Ichiro Suzuki, and Global Sport

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the relationship between Asian and Black athletes, global multiculturalism, and capitalism. Ichiro Suzuki and Yao Ming represent in clear ways the figuration of the Asian male ... More


Addressing the other woman: Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing

Kimberly Lamm

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526121264
eISBN:
9781526136176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121264.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book analyses how three artists – Adrian Piper, Nancy Spero, and Mary Kelly – worked with the visual dimensions of language in the 1960s and 1970s. These artists used text and images of writing ... More


Why Explain Visual Experience in Terms of Content?

Adam Pautz

in Perceiving the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195386196
eISBN:
9780199866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386196.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The standard arguments for explaining visual experience in terms of intentional content are based on the transparency observation, physicalism about the mind, or on the analysis of statements ... More


Picturing Identity: Contemporary American Autobiography in Image and Text

Hertha D. Sweet Wong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640709
eISBN:
9781469640723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this book, Hertha D. Sweet Wong examines the intersection of writing and visual art in the autobiographical work of twentieth- and twenty-first-century American writers and artists who employ a ... More


Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Rupert Cox, Andrew Irving, and Christopher Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology addresses a series of questions concerning the relationship between anthropological understandings of the world, sensory perception and ... More


The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Hélène Ibata

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The challenge of the sublime argues that the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain could be seen as a response to theories of the sublime, more specifically to Edmund ... More


Seeing with the Hands: Blindness, Vision and Touch After Descartes

Mark Paterson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405317
eISBN:
9781474418614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405317.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The ‘man born blind restored to light’ was one of the foundational myths of the Enlightenment, according to Foucault. With ophthalmic surgery in its infancy, the fascination by the sighted with ... More


A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Rachel McBride Lindsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When the revolutionary technology of photography erupted in American culture in 1839, it swiftly became, in the day’s parlance, a “mania.” This richly illustrated book positions vernacular ... More


Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Anca I. Lasc

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book analyzes the early stages of the interior design profession as articulated within the circles involved in the decoration of the private home in the second half of nineteenth-century France. ... More


Travelling Images: Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Anna Dahlgren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126641
eISBN:
9781526139016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126641.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Travelling images critically examines the migrations and transformations of images as they travel between different image communities. It consists of four case studies covering the period 1870–2010 ... More


Istwa Across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Toni Pressley-Sanon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813054407
eISBN:
9780813053141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054407.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Istwa across the Water draws on the historian and poet Kamau Brathwaite’s concept of tidalectics as cultural exchange that is patterned after the back and forth movement of the ocean’s waves, to ... More


Building Representations with Neurons and Spikes

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter first reviews basic neuroscience elements required for subsequent chapters, such as the structure and function of neurons. It describes how membrane potentials change as a result of the ... More


Peeling Off Our Conscious Lives

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a fictive experiment in which a person named Harry voluntarily undergoes neurosurgical operations by which various cognitive processes are reversibly abolished. This paves the ... More


Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Tony Jason Stafford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw’s Settings: Gardens and Libraries shows how Shaw enlists the powerful visual component of setting, specifically gardens and libraries, to add meaningful dimensions to the other dramatic ... More


Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Joseph McGonagle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The issue of ethnicity in France, and how ethnicities are represented there visually, remains one of the most important and polemical aspects of French post-colonial politics and society. This is the ... More


Visions and ruins: Cultural memory and the untimely Middle Ages

Joshua Davies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125934
eISBN:
9781526136220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125934.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book is a study of cultural memory in and of the British Middle Ages. It works with material drawn from across the medieval period – in Old English, Middle English and Latin, as well as material ... More


Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

What were the distinctive cultures of decolonisation that emerged in the years between 1945 and 1970, and what can they uncover about the complexities of the ‘end of empire’ as a process? Cultures of ... More


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