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Arrival of Digital Technologies and Their Applications

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the long term evolution of computer technology and the emergence of fundamental uses of the technology — called applications. It summarizes how such uses affected businesses ... More


The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality

Michael Heim

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092585
eISBN:
9780199852987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092585.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Computers have dramatically altered life in the late 20th century. Today we can draw on worldwide computer links, speeding up communications for radio, newspapers, and television. Ideas fly back and ... More


Software Goes to School: Teaching for Understanding with New Technologies

David N. Perkins, Judah L. Schwartz, Mary Maxwell West, and Martha Stone Wiske (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195115772
eISBN:
9780199848041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book offers an in-depth examination of how computer technology can play an invaluable part in educational efforts through its unique capacities to support the development of students' ... More


Modelling Sagalassos: Creation of a 3D Archaeological Virtual Site

Luc Van Gool, Marc Pollefeys, Marc Proesmans, and Alexey Zalesny

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter discusses the goals of the Murale project, an Information Society Technologies (IST) project, which is funded by the European Commission in order to advance the use of computer ... More


Fifty Years of Prosopography: The Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Averil Cameron (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262924
eISBN:
9780191734434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262924.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book presents an interdisciplinary discussion of the important methodological tool known as prosopography — the collection of all known information about individuals within a given period. With ... More


Congregations

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses six trends in congregational life: looser connections between congregations and denominations, more computer technology, more informal worship, older congregants, more ... More


Conclusion: The Technology of Science Fiction Cinema

Christine Cornea

in Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the technology of science fiction films, both as an intra- and extra-diegetic component of the genre. Academics have addressed Tom Gunning's article in their efforts to ... More


The Foundations of Computer Music

Peter Manning

in Electronic and Computer Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746392
eISBN:
9780199332496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746392.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter considers the synthesis and signal processing techniques that underpin the development of computer music. During the early phase of computer development, the only tools available to the ... More


Computers and the Politics 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/9780262083713.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter can be regarded as the continuation of the preceding chapter; in this section, the author extends his views in the field of systematics in a detailed way. The chapter explores the role ... More


Computer-based technology

Peter R. Webster

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews important work on musical development in terms of the possibilities and realities provided by computer-based technology. The important role that music technology plays in the ... More


Computer Shaping: Mechanized Surfboard Production

Andrew Warren and Chris Gibson

in Surfing Places, Surfboard Makers: Craft, Creativity, and Cultural Heritage in Hawaii, California, and Australia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838287
eISBN:
9780824869632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838287.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the automated or mechanized approach to surfboard manufacturing. It examines the impact of automation on the surfboard industry, especially in the relationship between surfers ... More


Gray Eminences of the Scientific-Technical Revolution

Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

in The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703188
eISBN:
9781501706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703188.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter argues that a new, post-Stalinist governmentality emerged in the Soviet Union as a result of several postwar developments. Innovations in computer, information, and control technologies ... More


Conclusion: Capitalism, Passions, Democracy

Thomas Streeter

in The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741153
eISBN:
9780814708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741153.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the findings of the book and offers some observations about what the past decades can teach us about the relations between capitalism, technology, culture, and ... More


Spatial Navigation

Eleanor A. Maguire

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The use of virtual reality (VR) in both neuropsychological and neuroimaging contexts has opened up new avenues to explore how the brain navigates in the real world. This chapter describes some of the ... More


Quantum Measures: Capital Investment and Job Reduction

Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio

in The Jobless Future: Second Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674510
eISBN:
9781452947594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674510.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter proposes that if the tendency of most investment is labor-saving compared to the part played by machinery in production, then the jobs created will be reduced relative to the unit of ... More


Playing Through: The Future of Alternative and Critical Game Practices

Patrick Crogan

in Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653348
eISBN:
9781452946146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653348.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter studies the potential of alternative and critical game projects to interrogate and detour the predominant concretization of computer game technology and routinization of gameplay. These ... More


Responsive Architectures: An Embodied Poetics

Susan Kozel

in Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113106
eISBN:
9780262277563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113106.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses how installation can be used as a medium for the expansion and diversification of the methods through which audiences engage with interactive media. It looks at two projects, ... More


The Erosion of Face-to-Face Pedagogy: A Jeremiad

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the escalating influence of computer technology in the affairs of pedagogy and the possible decline in face-to-face encounters in the ... More


Cash and Dash: How ATMs and Computers Changed Banking

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198782810
eISBN:
9780191825965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Cash and Dash looks at the origins and development of the automated teller machine (ATM) as means to provide the unifying thread to explain changes in retail banking brought about by and around the ... More


Glitch

Olga Goriunova and Alexei Shulgin

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter starts with the different definitions of the term “glitch” in different fields, specifically in electronic, circuit-bending, and software industries. It explains the glitch concept in ... More


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