Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual new Media [Audiobook] download free by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual new Media Audiobook download free by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
  • Listen audiobook: Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual new Media
  • Author: Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
  • Release date: 2017/8/5
  • Publisher: MIT PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780262534727
  • Rating: 9.69 of 10
  • Votes: 476
  • Review by: Israel Elliot
  • Review rating: 9.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/16
  • Duration: 3H13M32S in 256 kbps (52.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-16
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, MOD, MP3, WAV, FLAC, MPEG4, WMA (compression ZIP, CBC, BZ, RAR, TAR.BZ, LHA, AZW3)
  • Total pages original book: 264
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M47S (5.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: What it means when media moves from the new to the habitual-when our bodies become archives of supposedly obsolescent media, streaming, updating, sharing, saving. New media-we are told-exist at the bleeding edge of obsolescence. We thus forever try to catch up, updating to remain the same. Meanwhile, analytic, creative, and commercial efforts focus exclusively on the next big thing: figuring out what will spread and who will spread it the fastest. But what do we miss in this constant push to the future? In Updating to Remain the Same, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun suggests another approach, arguing that our media matter most when they seem not to matter at all-when they have moved from 'new' to habitual. Smart phones, for example, no longer amaze, but they increasingly structure and monitor our lives. Through habits, Chun says, new media become embedded in our lives-indeed, we become our machines: we stream, update, capture, upload, link, save, trash, and troll.Chun links habits to the rise of networks as the defining concept of our era. Networks have been central to the emergence of neoliberalism, replacing 'society' with groupings of individuals and connectable 'YOUS.' (For isn't 'new media' actually 'NYOU media'?) Habit is central to the inversion of privacy and publicity that drives neoliberalism and networks. Why do we view our networked devices as 'personal' when they are so chatty and promiscuous? What would happen, Chun asks, if, rather than pushing for privacy that is no privacy, we demanded public rights-the right to be exposed, to take risks and to be in public and not be attacked?
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, Media Studies
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x14mm
  • Weight: 362.87g
  • Printed by: MIT Press
  • Published in: Cambridge, Mass., United States

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