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Time-Sharing and Virtualization

Tung-Hui Hu

in A Prehistory of the Cloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.003.0002
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the pre-history of what is now called “cloud computing”: the idea that computer power and software could be ‘piped’ into a user’s home, like electricity or other utilities. This ... More


In Defence of the Human Being: Foundational Questions of an Embodied Anthropology

Thomas Fuchs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192898197
eISBN:
9780191924637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898197.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

With the progress of artificial intelligence, the digitalization of the lifeworld, and the reduction of the mind to neuronal processes, the human being appears more and more as a product of data and ... More


The Way Forward

Rohit Prasad and V. Sridhar

in The Dynamics of Spectrum Management: Legacy, Technology, and Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099789
eISBN:
9780199083060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099789.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter revisits the three paradigms that affect spectrum management: legacy, technology and economics. The economics of spectrum is quite complex and requires us to carefully choose ... More


C me Sk8: Discourse, Technology, and “Bodies without Organs”

Rodney H. Jones

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the relationship between digital technologies and the physical body though the study amateur videos made by urban skateboarders and posted on the Internet. Combining analytical ... More


“The Virtual Reality of Theater”: Antonin Artaud

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In 1933, Antonin Artaud introduced his notion of a “theater of cruelty” by associating the purpose of theater with the necessary cruelty that one can inflict on others. In a ... More


Introduction

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

What is the optimum investment required to provide computational resources? Since demand for computing varies, businesses face a dilemma: if they under-invest, then business suffers; if they ... More


Contemporary Transformations Between Spectacle and Virtuality

Chiara Bottici

in Imaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and the Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157780
eISBN:
9780231527811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157780.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores how the nexus of politics and the imaginal changes within contemporary conditions. More specifically, it considers both the quantitative and the qualitative transformation of ... More


The Politics of the Past: The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations

Chiara Bottici

in Imaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and the Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157780
eISBN:
9780231527811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157780.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines how the spectacularization and virtualization of politics affect the search for legitimacy in a more or less invented tradition—what it calls the “politics of the past.” More ... More


A New Primal Scene: Derrida and the Scene of Execution

Elizabeth Rottenberg

in For the Love of Psychoanalysis: The Play of Chance in Freud and Derrida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284115
eISBN:
9780823286065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284115.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the scene of execution, on the essentially theatrical and spectacular nature of the death penalty. It argues that this scene involves not a literal seeing but a virtual or ... More


The architecture of mind and brain

Paul F. M. J. Verschure

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0035
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

The components of a Living Machine must be integrated into a functioning whole, which requires a detailed understanding of the architecture of living machines. This chapter starts with a conceptual ... More


Optical Network Control and Management

Debasish Datta

in Optical Networks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198834229
eISBN:
9780191872372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834229.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The task of network control and management is generally realized in two logical planes – control and management – which collaboratively operate to ensure smooth, secure, and survivable traffic flow ... More


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