Cyberculture: The Key Concepts

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Taylor & Francis, Feb 13, 2004 - Social Science - 232 pages
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The only A-Z guide available on this subject, this book provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date overview of the fast-changing and increasingly important world of cyberculture. Its clear and accessible entries cover aspects ranging from the technical to the theoretical, and from movies to the everyday, including:

  • artificial intelligence
  • cyberfeminism
  • cyberpunk
  • electronic government
  • games
  • HTML
  • Java
  • netiquette
  • piracy.

Fully cross-referenced and with suggestions for further reading, this comprehensive guide is an essential resource for anyone interested in this fascinating area.

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An anomaly, this book may be construed as either a hodgepodge of cybernetic thoughts and connotations, loosely strung together by whatever media influenced the contributors over a lifetime, or a ... Read full review

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Loader is Co-Director of the Community Informatics Research and Applications United, University of Teesside.

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Douglas Schuler is a member of the faculty at The Evergreen State College, former Chair of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR), and a founding member of the Seattle Community Network (SCN). He is coeditor of several books, including "Shaping the Network Society: The New Role of Civic Society in Cyberspace" (MIT Press, 2004) and the author of "New Community Networks: Wired for Change.

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