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Switching codes : thinking through digital technology in the humanities and the arts / edited by Thomas Bartscherer and Roderick Coover.

  • Bartscherer, Thomas.
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Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011.

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333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


Includes index.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index..


Research, sense, structure. How computation changes research / Ian Foster ; We digital sensemakers / Mark Stefik ; Scholarsource: a digital infrastructure for the humanities / Paolo d'Iorio and Michele Barbera ; Responses. "We will really know" / Alan Liu ; On scholarship / Graham White -- Ontology, semantic web, creativity. Switching partners: dancing with the ontological engineers / Werner Ceusters and Barry Smith ; The semantic web from the bottom up / James Hendler ; Logical induction, machine learning, and human creativity / Jean-Gabriel Ganascia ; Responses. Relating modes of thought / William J. Clancey ; Intelligence and the limits of codes / Albert Borgmann -- Interlude. Figment: the switching codes game / Eric Zimmerman -- Panorama, interactivity, embodiment. The digital panorama and cinemascapes / Roderick Coover ; Re-place: the embodiment of virtual space / Jeffrey Shaw, Sarah Kenderdine, and Roderick Coover ; Response. Rewiring culture, the brain, and digital media / Vibeke Sorensen -- Re/presentations: language and facsimile. Electronic linguistics / George Quasha in dialogue with Gary Hill -- The migration of the aura, or how to explore the original through its facsimiles / Bruno Latour and Adam Lowe ; Responses. The truth in versions / Charles Bernstein ; Pamphlets, paintings, and programs: faithful reproduction and untidy generativity in the physical and digital domains / Judith Donath -- Epilogue. Enquire within upon everything / Richard Powers.


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