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The Resource Software takes command : extending the language of new media, by Lev Manovich

Software takes command : extending the language of new media, by Lev Manovich

Label
Software takes command : extending the language of new media
Title
Software takes command
Title remainder
extending the language of new media
Statement of responsibility
by Lev Manovich
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Software has replaced a diverse array of physical, mechanical, and electronic technologies used before 21st century to create, store, distribute and interact with cultural artifacts. It has become our interface to the world, to others, to our memory and our imagination - a universal language through which the world speaks, and a universal engine on which the world runs. What electricity and combustion engine were to the early 20th century, software is to the early 21st century. Offering the the first theoretical and historical account of software for media authoring and its effects on the prac
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manovich, Lev
Dewey number
  • 006.7
  • 302.231
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9 .C66
LC item number
M3625 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
International texts in critical media aesthetics
Series volume
#5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer software
  • Social media
  • Computers and civilization
  • Mass media
  • Computer graphics
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • Computer graphics
  • Computers and civilization
  • Mass media
  • Social media
  • Elektroniska böcker
  • Sociala medier
  • Massmedia
Label
Software takes command : extending the language of new media, by Lev Manovich
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FC; Half title; International Texts In Critical Media Aesthetics; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Understanding media; Software, or the engine of contemporary societies; What is software studies?; Cultural software; Media applications; From documents to performances; Why the history of cultural software does not exist; Summary of the book's narrative; PART 1 Inventing media software; 1 Alan Kay's universal media machine; Appearance versus function; "Simulation is the central notion of the Dynabook"; The permanent extendibility
  • The computer as a metamedium2 Understanding metamedia; The building blocks; Media-independent vs. media-specific techniques; Inside Photoshop; There is only software; PART 2 Hybridization and evolution; 3 Hybridization; Hybridity vs. multimedia; The evolution of a computer metamedium; Hybridity: examples; Strategies of hybridization; 4 Soft evolution; Algorithms and data structures; The metamedium or the monomedium?; The evolution of media species; PART 3 Software in action; 5 Media design; After Effects and the invisible revolution; The aesthetics of hybridity; Deep remixability
  • Layers, transparency, compositingAfter Effects interface: from "time-based" to "composition-based"; 3D space as a media design platform; Import/export: design workflow; Variable form; Amplification; Conclusion; Software, hardware, and social media; Media after software; Software epistemology; Index
Control code
852757969
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 357 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781623566722
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852757969
Label
Software takes command : extending the language of new media, by Lev Manovich
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FC; Half title; International Texts In Critical Media Aesthetics; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Understanding media; Software, or the engine of contemporary societies; What is software studies?; Cultural software; Media applications; From documents to performances; Why the history of cultural software does not exist; Summary of the book's narrative; PART 1 Inventing media software; 1 Alan Kay's universal media machine; Appearance versus function; "Simulation is the central notion of the Dynabook"; The permanent extendibility
  • The computer as a metamedium2 Understanding metamedia; The building blocks; Media-independent vs. media-specific techniques; Inside Photoshop; There is only software; PART 2 Hybridization and evolution; 3 Hybridization; Hybridity vs. multimedia; The evolution of a computer metamedium; Hybridity: examples; Strategies of hybridization; 4 Soft evolution; Algorithms and data structures; The metamedium or the monomedium?; The evolution of media species; PART 3 Software in action; 5 Media design; After Effects and the invisible revolution; The aesthetics of hybridity; Deep remixability
  • Layers, transparency, compositingAfter Effects interface: from "time-based" to "composition-based"; 3D space as a media design platform; Import/export: design workflow; Variable form; Amplification; Conclusion; Software, hardware, and social media; Media after software; Software epistemology; Index
Control code
852757969
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 357 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781623566722
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852757969

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