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Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... across multiple limitations, including language barriers, spotty Internet access, and enthusiasm that outstripped tools (thirty students using two computers) using Jeopardy!- style games, tiered classes, and other challenges to bring genuine computer proficiency to people of all ages in the town of...
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003342-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0334-2
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
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By Venus Green
Published: 11 April 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8310-9
Published: 11 April 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383109-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8310-9
Book Chapter

By Tracy C. Davis
Published: 06 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389637-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8963-7
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396765-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9676-5
Book Chapter

By Lester D. Friedman
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... Both revealing and correcting the history of interactive computer music, the author demonstrates how socio-musical networks that include machines as central actors create a virtual sociality that both challenges and sheds light on more traditional human-human models of the social. Efforts to...
Published: 16 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371854-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7185-4
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397229-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9722-9
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By Homay King
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... This chapter offers a queer reading of the life and work of the mathematician, cryptanalyst, and computing pioneer Alan Turing, who is best known for his World War II military intelligence work and for cracking the German Enigma cipher. Turing designed prototypes for the modern computer and...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
..., algorithms, computational tools, and diagrams. The uses of these elements establish connections among them, forming complexes of practices to which the author refers as “mathematical cultures.” She argues that describing the mathematical cultures in the context in which practitioners actually operated...
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By Homay King
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... limitations and transcend incarnate experience. Similar desires informed the mythology of the personal computer upon its debut. Yaakov Garb, credited with inventing the term “virtual reality,” called these desires “the dreams our culture has inscribed in silicon”; he critiqued the mythology surrounding...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... record head and playback head of analog tape recorders and later computer-generated delays. An improvised performance by Pauline Oliveros and Barre Philips is analyzed to demonstrate a compositional result informed by focal and global listening. The chapter opens with a history of Oliveros’s development...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... function, and the other is a tutorial on how to apply makeup in order to avoid cameras equipped with facial recognition technology. Both videos reveal the possibilities when standard algorithms in computer vision technology render blackness unseen. ...
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By Sean Cubitt
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373476-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7347-6
... consumption by computing media, it addresses the energy requirements of network media, especially data centers and cloud computing. It continues with an analysis of centralized electricity generation, showing how standardization procedures and intellectual property rights increase energy usage. Emphasizing...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... negotiated a secret deal under which the CIA helped design and compile the AAA’s first membership roster using the agency’s computers, an arrangement that allowed the CIA access to useful knowledge of American anthropologists and their expertise. ...