Category: Media

  • Download Unlike Us Reader: Social Media Monopolies and Their by Geert Lovink and Miriam Rasch PDF

    By Geert Lovink and Miriam Rasch

    The in contrast to Us Reader deals a severe exam of social media, bringing jointly theoretical essays, own discussions, and inventive manifestos. How will we comprehend the social media we use daily, or consciously select to not use? we all know rather well that monopolies regulate social media, yet what are the choices? whereas fb maintains to extend its person inhabitants and combines unfastened privateness regulations with regulate over info, many researchers, programmers, and activists flip in the direction of designing a decentralized destiny. via knowing the massive networks from inside, be it via philosophy or artwork, new views emerge. Unlike Us is a learn community of artists, designers, students, activists, and programmers, with the purpose to mix a critique of the dominant social media structures with paintings on ‘alternatives in social media’, via workshops, meetings, on-line dialogues, and guides. everyone seems to be invited to join the general public dialogue on how we wish to form the community architectures and the way forward for social networks we're utilizing so intensely.
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  • Download Killing Women: The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence by Annette Burfoot, Susan Lord PDF

    By Annette Burfoot, Susan Lord


    The essays in Killing ladies: The visible tradition of Gender and Violence locate very important connections within the ways in which girls are portrayed relating to violence, whether or not they are homicide sufferers or killers. The book’s wide cultural contexts recognize and have interaction with modern theories and practices of id politics and debates concerning the ethics and politics of illustration itself. Does illustration produce or reproduce the stipulations of violence? Is illustration itself a kind of violence? This publication provides major new dimensions to the characterization of gender and violence through discussing nationalism and struggle, feminist media, and the depiction of violence all through society.
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  • Download Writing for Multimedia and the Web, Third Edition: A by Timothy Garrand PDF

    By Timothy Garrand

    Studying the best way to write for only one form of interactive media, reminiscent of websites or video games, isn't really sufficient! To be actually profitable as an interactive author or clothier, you want to know the way to create content material for every type of recent media.Writing for Multimedia and the net is the main entire advisor to be had for interactive writing. It covers websites, machine video games, e-learning classes, education courses, immersive indicates, and lots more and plenty extra. previous versions have garnered rave experiences as a writing instruction manual for multimedia and internet execs, in addition to a lecture room textual content for interactive writing and design.New Sections and entirely up to date Chapters:*Writing a company site: T. Rowe Price*Creating blogs and podcasts*Web writing suggestions from usability experts*Optimizing textual content for internet seek engines*Defining the person with use situations and consumer scenarios*Dealing with net editors*Software for organizing and writing interactive media content*Script codecs for every type of multimedia and net projects*Writing careers *The case reviews clarify real-life classes savvy in the course of the studies of interactive writing pros*The first-time word list offers a quick-and-easy approach to examine crucial internet author lingo*Gain entry to pro's own perspectives notwithstanding analyzing first-person interviews with winning interactive designers and writers
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  • Download Essential Silverlight 2 Up-to-Date by Christian Wenz PDF

    By Christian Wenz

    Design wealthy web functions (RIAs) for the net utilizing Silverlight 2, Microsoft's sizzling runtime software. to be had purely as an booklet, this concise, easy-to-understand creation presents whole step by step directions for utilizing every little thing Silverlight 2 has to provide, together with instruments for animation, vector snap shots, video playback, .NET help for internet providers and networking, in addition to LINQ, Microsoft's local info querying instrument. Essential Silverlight 2 is helping you are taking benefit of Microsoft's cross-browser plug-in with:

    • Clever how you can create interactive UIs which are extra strong and more uncomplicated to debug and try than what you could in attaining on different platforms
    • Scores of confirmed JavaScript and C# code examples that you should reuse on your personal applications
    • Expert counsel from an writer who is familiar with RIA applied sciences, together with ASP.NET, Flash, personal home page, and JavaScript

    able to bring a extra entire net adventure? Essential Silverlight 2 bargains a global of possibilities.

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  • Download Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time and Everyday Life (Athlone by Henri Lefebvre, Stuart Elden, Gerald Moore PDF

    By Henri Lefebvre, Stuart Elden, Gerald Moore

    Within the research of rhythms - either organic and social - Lefebvre exhibits the interrelation of house and time within the figuring out of way of life. He strikes among discussions of song, the commodity, size, the media and town. In doing so he indicates how a non-linear notion of time and background balanced his well-known rethinking of the query of house. This quantity additionally contains his previous essays on "The Rhythmanalytical Project" and "Attempt on the Rhythmanalysis of Mediterranean Towns".
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  • Download Media at War: The Iraq Crisis by Howard Tumber PDF

    By Howard Tumber

    'Tumber and Palmer have supplied a useful evaluate of ways newshounds lined and mentioned the Iraq warfare and its aftermath. Their exhaustive study has led to a powerful research that makes this booklet crucial studying' - John Owen, govt manufacturer of reports Xchange and vacationing Professor of Journalism, urban collage 'This is a meticulously researched booklet that lays naked the best way the warfare used to be pronounced. come to a decision for your self even if the media 'embeds' - of whom i used to be one - have been the world's eyes and ears contained in the army, or only the puppets of the Pentagon and the Ministry of Defence in London' - Ben Brown, BBC 'Media at battle deals insights into the ways that media at warfare necessarily turn into individuals in either the army and the political wars' - Professor Michael Gurevitch, collage of Maryland foreign media assurance of the conflict in Iraq provoked public scrutiny in addition debate among newshounds themselves. Media at battle bargains a serious assessment of the assurance within the context of alternative previous wars, together with the 1st Gulf struggle, and opens up the talk at the key questions that emerged throughout the problem. for instance, - What did we really achieve from 'live, instant' reporting? - have been reporters competently knowledgeable and guarded? - How compromised have been the so-called 'embedded' reporters? Tumber and Palmer's research covers either the pre-war and submit warfare part, in addition to public response to those occasions, and as such presents a useful framework for knowing how the media and information organizations operated throughout the Iraq concern.
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  • Download Multimedia and Virtual Reality: Designing Usable by Alistair Sutcliffe PDF

    By Alistair Sutcliffe

    Sutcliffe (systems engineering, U. of Manchester Institute of technology and expertise, united kingdom) takes a system-wide method of the layout of complicated person interfaces exploring a theory-based method of layout (and the cognitive psychology history of human-computer interplay, often referred to as HCI); multimedia interface layout; and digital fact. suited for designers, researchers, and scholars with an introductory path in HCI of their history"
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