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Waste : a new media primer / Roberto Simanowski ; translated by Amanda DeMarco and Susan H. Gillespie.

Author/creator Simanowski, Roberto author.
Other author/creatorDeMarco, Amanda, translator.
Other author/creatorGillespie, Susan H., translator.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
Descriptionxix, 130 pages ; 18 cm.
Subject(s)
Uniform titleEssays. Selections. English
Series Untimely meditations ; 13
Untimely meditations ; 13. ^A1338153
Contents Waste : an introduction -- The question of guilt : Trump and Zuckerberg -- Faust on Facebook -- Loss of privacy -- The fateful year 1984 -- Life as an archive -- The digital Madeleine -- The moral of the haiku -- The no-photo day -- The dialectics of participation -- The death of the experts -- Shitstorm -- Nerd attack -- Communication utopias -- Why Facebook is rescuing us.
Abstract "Series of essay chapters (a number of which first saw publication in German in mainstream newspapers and magazines) addresses how Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and other forms of social media work (and that broader "by-product" of the militaristic ARPANET, the internet), what they do to and with the people who use them, and how they have changed and are continuing to change cultural reality:-- Provided by publisher.
General noteTranslation of the author's Abfall : das alternative ABC der neuen Medien; first published: Berlin : Matthes & Seitz, 2017.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 117-130).
Translation ofTranslation of (expression): Simanowski, Roberto. Abfall. Erste Auflage Berlin 2017. Berlin : Matthes & Seitz Berlin, [2017] 9783957573810
LCCN 2018011626
ISBN9780262536271 paperback alkaline paper
ISBN0262536277 paperback alkaline paper

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