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Product Description: A comprehensive political and design theory of planetary-scale computation proposing that The Stack―an accidental megastructure―is both a technological apparatus and a model for a new geopolitical architecture.What has planetary-scale computation done to our geopolitical realities? It takes different forms at different scales―from energy and mineral sourcing and subterranean cloud infrastructure to urban software and massive universal addressing systems; from interfaces drawn by the augmentation of the hand and eye to users identified by self―quantification and the arrival of legions of sensors, algorithms, and robots...read more

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9780262029575 | 1 edition (Mit Pr, February 19, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive political and design theory of planetary-scale computation proposing that The Stack―an accidental megastructure―is both a technological apparatus and a model for a new geopolitical architecture.

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9780523412641, titled "Divided Heart" | Pinnacle Books, January 1, 1982, cover price $2.95 | also contains Divided Heart | About this edition: Book by Aimes, Angelica

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Product Description: Examining the layers of meaning encoded in code and the rhetoric surrounding it, this book offers a much-needed perspective on the intersections among software, morality, and politics. In software development culture, evangelism typically denotes a rhetorical practice that aims to convert software developers, as well as non-technical lay users, from one platform to another (e...read more

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9780415704243 | Routledge, September 9, 2015, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Examining the layers of meaning encoded in code and the rhetoric surrounding it, this book offers a much-needed perspective on the intersections among software, morality, and politics.

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Product Description: Living in a networked world means never really getting to decide in any thoroughgoing way who or what enters your “space” (your laptop, your iPhone, your thermostat . . . your home). With this as a basic frame-of-reference, James J...read more

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9780472072736 | Univ of Michigan Pr, September 9, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Living in a networked world means never really getting to decide in any thoroughgoing way who or what enters your “space” (your laptop, your iPhone, your thermostat .

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9780472052738 | Univ of Michigan Pr, September 9, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Living in a networked world means never really getting to decide in any thoroughgoing way who or what enters your “space” (your laptop, your iPhone, your thermostat .

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Product Description: Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping digital design technologies since the first numerical control and CAD systems were developed under US Air Force research contracts at MIT between 1949 and 1970: the cybernetic theorization of design as a human-machine endeavor; the vision of computers as "perfect slaves" taking care of the drudgery of physical labor; the techno-social utopias of computers as vehicles of democracy and social change; the entrepreneurial urge towards design and construction integration; and the managerial ideologies enabling today’s transnational geographies of practice...read more

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9780415744973 | Routledge, June 9, 2015, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today.

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9780415744997 | Routledge, June 15, 2015, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today.

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Product Description: This book is a critical introduction to code and software that develops an understanding of its social and philosophical implications in the digital age. Written specifically for people interested in the subject from a non-technical background, the book provides a lively and interesting analysis of these new media forms...read more

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9780230244184 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2011, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book is a critical introduction to code and software that develops an understanding of its social and philosophical implications in the digital age.

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9781137490278 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, February 2, 2015), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This book is a critical introduction to code and software that develops an understanding of its social and philosophical implications in the digital age.

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Product Description: An analysis of the ways that software creates new spatialities in everyday life, from supermarket checkout lines to airline flight paths.After little more than half a century since its initial development, computer code is extensively and intimately woven into the fabric of our everyday lives...read more

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9780262042482 | Mit Pr, April 22, 2011, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: An analysis of the ways that software creates new spatialities in everyday life, from supermarket checkout lines to airline flight paths.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9781623568177 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 4, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9781623567453 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 4, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Software has often been marginalized in accounts of digital cultures and network societies. Although software is everywhere, it is hard to say what it actually is. Cutting Code: Software and Sociality is one of the first books to treat software seriously as a full-blown cultural process, and as a subtly powerful material in contemporary communication...read more

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9780820478234 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 24, 2006, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Software has often been marginalized in accounts of digital cultures and network societies.

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