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Visual Culture (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 13, 2020
Visual Culture (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge)

Visual Culture (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge) by Alexis L. Boylan
English | August 11th, 2020 | ISBN: 0262539365 | 248 pages | EPUB | 2.48 MB

As if John Berger's Ways of Seeing was re-written for the 21st century, Alexis L. Boylan crafts a guide for navigating the complexities of visual culture in this concise introduction.

Technologies of Vision: The War Between Data and Images (MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 20, 2018
Technologies of Vision: The War Between Data and Images (MIT Press)

Technologies of Vision: The War Between Data and Images (MIT Press) by Steve F Anderson
English | October 20th, 2017 | ISBN: 0262037017, 9780262037013 | 302 pages | True PDF | 9.72 MB

An investigation of the computational turn in visual culture, centered on the entangled politics and pleasures of data and images.

Curious Visions of Modernity: Enchantment, Magic, and the Sacred (MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Feb. 19, 2017
Curious Visions of Modernity: Enchantment, Magic, and the Sacred (MIT Press)

Curious Visions of Modernity: Enchantment, Magic, and the Sacred (MIT Press) by David L Martin
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0262016060 | 274 Pages | PDF | 8.91 MB
From the Basement to the Dome: How MITs Unique Culture Created a Thriving Entrepreneurial Community (The MIT Press)

From the Basement to the Dome: How MITs Unique Culture Created a Thriving Entrepreneurial Community (The MIT Press) by Jean-Jacques Degroof
English | September 7th, 2021 | ISBN: 0262046156 | 336 pages | True EPUB | 3.75 MB

How a bottom-up problem-solving ethos, multidisciplinary approach, and experimental mind-has nurtured entrepreneurship at MIT.

The Visual World of Shadows (The MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Oct. 28, 2019
The Visual World of Shadows (The MIT Press)

The Visual World of Shadows (The MIT Press)
The MIT Press | English | 2019 | ISBN-10: 0262039583 | 408 pages | PDF | 89.44 MB

by Roberto Casati (Author), Patrick Cavanagh (Author)
How the perception of shadows, studied by vision scientists and visual artists, reveals the inner workings of the visual system.

Image Objects: An Archaeology of Computer Graphics (The MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 3, 2021
Image Objects: An Archaeology of Computer Graphics (The MIT Press)

Image Objects: An Archaeology of Computer Graphics (The MIT Press) by Jacob Gaboury
English | August 3rd, 2021 | ISBN: 0262045036 | 312 pages | True EPUB | 106.63 MB

How computer graphics transformed the computer from a calculating machine into an interactive medium, as seen through the histories of five technical objects.

The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology (The MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Feb. 28, 2019
The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology (The MIT Press)

Katie Salen Tekinbas, "The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology (The MIT Press)"
English | ISBN: 0262195364 | November 23, 2005 | PDF | 960 pages | 8 MB

The Photoromance: A Feminist Reading of Popular Culture (The MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Oct. 1, 2020
The Photoromance: A Feminist Reading of Popular Culture (The MIT Press)

The Photoromance: A Feminist Reading of Popular Culture (The MIT Press) by Paola Bonifazio
English | September 22nd, 2020 | ISBN: 0262539284 | 256 pages | EPUB | 3.82 MB

A fascinating feminist reading of an often scorned medium: the storytelling, cross-platform success, and female fandom of the photoromance.

Deserting from the Culture Wars (The MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Nov. 29, 2020
Deserting from the Culture Wars (The MIT Press)

Deserting from the Culture Wars (The MIT Press) by Maria Hlavajova, Sven Lutticken
English | November 24th, 2020 | ISBN: 0262539438 | 150 pages | EPUB | 2.27 MB

Artists and writers consider a tactical desertion from the "culture wars"—a refusal to be distracted, an embrace of the emancipatory understanding of culture.

The 360° Gaze: Immersions in Media, Society, and Culture (The MIT Press)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at May 25, 2021
The 360° Gaze: Immersions in Media, Society, and Culture (The MIT Press)

The 360° Gaze: Immersions in Media, Society, and Culture (The MIT Press) by Christian Stiegler
English | May 25th, 2021 | ISBN: 0262045664 | 320 pages | True EPUB | 17.47 MB

A comprehensive study of the pervasive role of immersion and immersive media in postmodern culture, from a humanities and social sciences perspective.