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The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Is a film watched on a video screen still cinema? Have digital compositing, motion capture, and other advanced technologies remade or obliterated the craft? Rooted in the hypothesis of the “double ... More


Intellectual Property: Omnipresent, Distracting, Irrelevant?

William Cornish

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263073
eISBN:
9780191718694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are increasingly significant elements of economic policy: they are vital to developed countries in an age of global trade. Today's astounding new technologies, ... More


The Technology and Economics of Communication

Alvin I. Goldman

in Knowledge in a Social World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238201
eISBN:
9780191597527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238207.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Innovations in communication technology make a difference to states of knowledge by changing the “message infosphere”: the set of messages that are sent and selectively retrieved by senders or ... More


The Great Formal Machinery Works: Theories of Deduction and Computation at the Origins of the Digital Age

Jan von Plato

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174174
eISBN:
9781400885039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174174.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The information age owes its existence to a little-known but crucial development, the theoretical study of logic and the foundations of mathematics. This book draws on original sources and rare ... More


On the Nature of Sport: A Treatise in Light of Universality and Digital Culture

Synthia Sydnor

in Sport History in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038938
eISBN:
9780252096891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038938.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that digital culture is a recent addition to myriad forms of expression and expressiveness that have occurred since time immemorial. Digital media then, “are tools that enable ... More


Machinima as Media

Michael Nitsche

in The Machinima Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015332
eISBN:
9780262295369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015332.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Using performance studies as a starting point, this chapter presents a definition of machinima as a media format: machinima is digital performance that controls procedurally animated moving images. ... More


The Pillars of MIT: Innovation, Radical Meritocracy, and Open Knowledge

Hal Abelson and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, Hal Abelson the acclaimed professor, scientist and distinguished member of MIT CSAIL, and co-chair of the MIT Council on Educational Technology (MITCET), firstly discusses the ... More


Mega-events and mediatisation: between old and new media

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Sport mega-events are often referred to as being media-events. This chapter is concerned with the relationship particularly between Olympic mega-events and the media in a period of massive media ... More


The Social and Applied Psychology of Music

Adrian North and David Hargreaves

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567424
eISBN:
9780191693656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567424.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music is universal. As a successor to the book The Social Psychology of Music, this book aims to provide social psychological answers to the numerous questions concerning music. Given the prominence ... More


Telecommunications and ‘Cyberspace’: transatlantic regulatory cooperation and the constitutionalization of international law

Klaus W. Grewlich

in Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Legal Problems and Political Prospects

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298922
eISBN:
9780191685545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the revolutionary impact of digitalization both on fields having a long history of traditional regulation (telecommunications) and on much-less-regulated fields of ... More


From Shooting to Filming: The Aufhebung Effect

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

in The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with how the movie theater is threatened by the digital revolution that is turning traditions upside down. The movie theater is in the process of becoming a crossroads of cultural ... More


Globalization and Digital Revolution

Fritz Heimann and Stefan Mbiyavanga

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

The development of a globalized economy has been one of the most influential developments of the past quarter century. It has redefined the arena where corruption is conducted and has changed the ... More


The Government’s Catalytic Role in Driving Societal Progress

Rabih Abouchakra, Mona Hammami, and Jim Hagemann Snabe

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Governments can contribute more effectively and efficiently to societal progress. The traditional government machinery is however inadequate, underfunded and wrongly funded, and still overly focused ... More


The Future of the Unconscious

Lydia H. Liu

in The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486826
eISBN:
9780226486840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486840.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter suggests that the Freudian robot embodies the unconscious of the posthuman social structure. Democracy drifts into technocracy, and language is impoverished and reduced to mere ... More


Conclusion: Where Next?

Jennifer Richards

in Voices and Books in the English Renaissance: A New History of Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198809067
eISBN:
9780191884153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809067.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Conclusion looks forward to future cross-disciplinary work on the physical voice. It reflects on why a literary scholar might be interested in the physical voice, recalling that literary texts ... More


Conclusion

Pierre Pestieau and Mathieu Lefebvre

in The Welfare State in Europe: Economic and Social Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198817055
eISBN:
9780191858673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817055.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This final chapter recaps the main problems facing the welfare states in Europe and insists on the need for reform. The acquired right issue but also the opposing views on what should be a welfare ... More


Conclusion: Moral Rights and the Future of Copyright Law

Mira T. Sundara Rajan

in Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390315
eISBN:
9780190259747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390315.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Although moral rights are under the rubric of copyright law, their situation provides a stark contrast to the economic aspects of copyright. The struggle to preserve copyright rules has led to a ... More


The Rise of “Independent Network Charismatic” Christianity

Brad Christerson and Richard Flory

in The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders Are Changing the Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190635671
eISBN:
9780190635701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190635671.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates the rapid growth of Independent Network Charismatic (INC) Christianity since 1970. It also draws on statistics to show the changing religious landscape of America since ... More


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