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Moving data : the iphone and the future of media /

"Featuring an eclectic mix of original essays, Moving Data explores the iPhone as technological prototype, lifestyle gadget, and platform for media creativity. Media experts, cultural critics, and scholars consider the device's newness and usability -- even its "lickability" -- and its "biographical...

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Other Authors: Snickars, Pelle., Vonderau, Patrick.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, 2012
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Data archaeologies:
  • With eyes, with hands: the relocation of cinema into the iphone
  • Navigating screenspace: toward performance cartography
  • The iphone as an object of knowledge
  • Media archaeology, installation art, and the iphone experience
  • Hard candy.
  • II. Politics of redistribution:
  • Personal media in the digital economy
  • Big Hollywood, small screens
  • Pushing the (red) envelope: portable video, platform mobility, and pay-per-view culture
  • Platforms, pipelines, and politics: the iphone and regulatory hangover
  • A walled garden turned into a rain forest.
  • III. The App revolution:
  • The iphone apps: a digital culture of interactivity
  • Slingshots to victory: games, play, and the iphone
  • Reading (with) the iphone
  • Ambient news and the Para-imojo: journalism in the age of the iphone
  • Party apps and other citizenship calls
  • The iphone's failure: protests and resistances.
  • IV. Mobile lives:
  • I phone, I learn
  • EULA, Codee, API: on the opacity of digital culture
  • The back of our devices looks better than the front of anyone else's: on Apple and interface design
  • Playing the iphone
  • Mobile media life.
  • V. Coda:
  • The end of solitude.