The Resource When technocultures collide : innovation from below and the struggle for autonomy, Gary Genosko, (ebook)

When technocultures collide : innovation from below and the struggle for autonomy, Gary Genosko, (ebook)

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When technocultures collide : innovation from below and the struggle for autonomy
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When technocultures collide
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innovation from below and the struggle for autonomy
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Gary Genosko
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eng
Summary
When Technocultures Collide provides rich and diverse studies of collision courses between technologically inspired subcultures and the corporate and governmental entities they seek to undermine. The adventures and exploits of computer hackers, phone phreaks, urban explorers, calculator and computer collectors, "CrackBerry" users, whistle-blowers, Yippies, zinsters, roulette cheats, chess geeks, and a range of losers and tinkerers feature prominently in this volume. Gary Genosko analyzes these practices for their remarkable diversity and their innovation and leaps of imagination. He assesses the results of a number of operations, including the Canadian stories of Mafiaboy, Jeff Chapman of Infiltration, and BlackBerry users. The author provides critical accounts of highly specialized attributes, such as the prospects of reterritorialized computer mice and big toe computing, the role of electrical grid hacks in urban techno politics, and whether info-addiction and depression contribute to tactical resistance. Beyond resistance, however, the goal of this work is to find examples of techno cultural autonomy in the minor and marginal cultural productions of small cultures, ethico-poetic diversions, and sustainable withdrawals with genuine therapeutic potential to surpass accumulation, debt, and competition. The dangers and joys of these struggles for autonomy are underlined in studies of RIM's BlackBerry and Julian Assange's WikiLeaks website
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Midwest
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1959-
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Genosko, Gary
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306.4/6
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Cultural studies series
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  • Technology
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology and civilization
  • Online social networks
  • Information society
  • Subculture
  • Electronic books
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adult
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When technocultures collide : innovation from below and the struggle for autonomy, Gary Genosko, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781554588992
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12147718
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12147718
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MWT12147718
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When technocultures collide : innovation from below and the struggle for autonomy, Gary Genosko, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554588992
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12147718
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147718
System control number
MWT12147718
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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