Rise Of The Machines A Cybernetic History

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393286010
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"Dazzling.” —Financial Times As lives offline and online merge even more, it is easy to forget how we got here. Rise of the Machines reclaims the spectacular story of cybernetics, one of the twentieth century’s pivotal ideas.

Rise Of The Machines

Author: Thomas Rid
Publisher: Scribe Publications
ISBN: 1925307603
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Rise of the Machines makes a singular and significant contribution to the advancement of our clearer understanding of that future – and of the past that has generated it.

Publisher: สำนักพิมพ์มติชน
ISBN: 9740203493
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The Nature Of The Machine And The Collapse Of Cybernetics

Author: Alcibiades Malapi-Nelson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319545175
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This book is a philosophical exploration of the theoretical causes behind the collapse of classical cybernetics, as well as the lesson that this episode can provide to current emergent technologies.

New Media

Author: Martin Lister
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134083823
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5.4.3 Cybernetics and culture Crisis technology In 5.1, we discussed the view that
cyberculture represents in some sense a revolutionary moment in the history of
technology, and that cybernetic machines are therefore 'crisis technologies'.
These terms, as stated in ... It is only during periods of rapid technological change
, or 'crisis technology', that machines seem to rise up and confront us as 'an alien
power, as the power of the machine itself' (Marx 1993: 693). Anti-realists would
argue ...

Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability

Author: David Bolt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317908937
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... published in 1974), which I read in relation to the Vietnam War. The aim is to
demonstrate how the work of male and female writers, writing within different
historical contexts of war and gender politics, reÀect changing cultural attitudes
toward the wounded hero through shifting representations of the cyborg soldier.
The impaired/destroyed body and the rise of the human-machine In American
science ...

The Cybernetics Moment

Author: Ronald R. Kline
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421416719
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This is a book for everyone to read, relish, and think about."—Choice "As a whole, the book presents a comprehensive in-depth retrospective analysis of the contribution of the American scientific school to the making, formation, and ...

Machine Dreams

Author: Philip Mirowski
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521775267
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Life conceived as a struggle against chaos and dissipation was transmogrified
into a struggle against a wily and deceptive opponent, giving rise to a
thermodynamics of suspicion, and a framework for cryptanalysis. Here we enter
the realm ... Paul Edwards (1996, pp. 178-79) has provided a suggestive roster of
the immediate heritage of cybernetics for psychology, something that will gain
gravitas as we venture further into the postwar history of economics in
subsequent chapters: (1) a.

From Newspeak To Cyberspeak

Author: Slava Gerovitch
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262572255
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A History of Soviet Cybernetics Slava Gerovitch ... The cybernetic discourse was
composed of multiple divergent discursive trends that used the same language.
The many conflicting aspects of cyberspeak — its claims to universality and rigor,
its flexibility and ambiguity, its metaphorical man-machine analogies and precise
mathematical calculations — gave rise to very diverse and often contradictory
uses. The military and pacifists, technocrats and environmentalists, dissidents
and ...

Cinema And Counter History

Author: Marcia Landy
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253016193
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For example, Deleuze asserts that the cinema of Robert Bresson had “no need of
computing or cybernetic machines; yet the 'model' for the film is a modern
psychological automaton, because it is defined in relation to the speech-act and
no longer, ... (1998a, 280) If a theory of cinema is not about cinema but about
concepts to which cinema gives rise, then theories of history are not “about”
history but about concepts of which History gives rise, and these concepts are
related to other ...