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Author Huhtamo, Erkki.
Title Media Archaeology : Approaches, Applications, and Implications.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.

Author Huhtamo, Erkki.
Subject Communication.
Information technology.
Mass media.
Description 1 online resource (686 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: An Archaeology of Media Archaeology; Part I. Engines of/in the Imaginary; 2. Dismantling the Fairy Engine: Media Archaeology as Topos Study; 3. On the Archaeology of Imaginary Media; 4. On the Origins of the Origins of the Influencing Machine; 5. Freud and the Technical Media: The Enduring Magic of the Wunderblock; Part Ii. (Inter)Facing Media; 6. The "Baby Talkie," Domestic Media, and the Japanese Modern; 7. The Observer's Dilemma: To Touch or Not to Touch.
8. The Game Player's Duty: The User as the Gestalt of the Ports9. The Enduring Ephemeral, or The Future Is a Memory; Part Iii: Between Analogue and Digital; 10. Erased Dots and Rotten Dashes, or How to Wire Your Head for a Preservation; 11. Media Archaeography: Method and Machine versus History and Narrative of Media; 12. Mapping Noise: Techniques and Tactics of Irregularities, Interception, and Disturbance; 13. Objects of Our Affection: How Object Orientation Made Computers a Medium; 14. Digital Media Archaeology: Interpreting Computational Processes.
15. Afterword: Media Archaeology and Re-presencing the PastSelected Bibliography; Contributors; Index.
Summary This book introduces an archaeological approach to the study of media - one that sifts through the evidence to learn how media were written about, used, designed, preserved, and sometimes discarded. Edited by Erkki Huhtamo and Jussi Parikka, with contributions from internationally prominent scholars from Europe, North America, and Japan, the essays help us understand how the media that predate today's interactive, digital forms were in their time contested, adopted and embedded in the everyday. Providing a broad overview of the many historical and theoretical facets of Media Archaeology as an.
ISBN 9780520948518 (electronic bk.)
0520948513 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 781485153
Additional Format Print version: Huhtamo, Erkki. Media Archaeology : Approaches, Applications, and Implications. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011 9780520262737

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