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Channel Service

Markus Krajewski

in The Server: A Media History from the Present to the Baroque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300180817
eISBN:
9780300186802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180817.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter turns to the servants of (tele)communication networks, particularly to their relation to the channel of information transmission. The central focus here is the transformation of the ... More


The Division of the Elite

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a radical breakthrough into the knowledge of new medicine. It happened in antiquity, when technical media were still quite limited. All body processes had to be visible from ... More


Nineteenth-Century Insect Technics: The Uncanny Affects of Insects

Jussi Parikka

in Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667390
eISBN:
9781452947075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667390.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter revolves around three themes: the rise of modern biology and the emergence of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution; the development of modern technical media that presented a new ... More


The Cinema of Raúl Ruiz: Impossible Cartographies

Michael Goddard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167314
eISBN:
9780231850506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167314.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raúl Ruiz, while considered one of the world's most significant filmmakers by several film critics, is yet to be the subject of any thorough engagement with his work. This book sets out on this task ... More


Genesis of Form: Insect Architecture and Swarms

Jussi Parikka

in Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667390
eISBN:
9781452947075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667390.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter focuses on discourse addressing social insects and their architectural creations. This discourse gainined popularity during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. These early ... More


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