Keyword: Participation

Christopher Kelty’s broad-minded and brilliant essay on participation is a welcomed participant in the Digital Keywords volume. It both intellectual broadens as well as analytically tightens the contemporary understanding of that classic concept and near constant discussion of it online. Marshaling together insights ranging from Parmenides to Polanyi, he offers insights such as how participation […]

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Keyword: Hacker

In this definitive essay, Gabriella Coleman critiques the stereotype of a hacker as a white male libertarian. In its place, and through a rich history of its varied sources and expressions, she uncovers an underlying hacker commitment to what she calls “craft autonomy,” or the freedom to do technical work that motivates contemporary classes of […]

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Spanish Translation- Sarah Banet-Weiser’s : Misogamia Popular, El Espiritu de la Epoca

Últimamente todos están hablando del feminismo. Se ha vuelto el sujeto de conversaciones a tal nivel que Byonce, en su numero para los VMA de 2014, presento la palabra “Feminism” escrita en luces detrás de ella. Después la periodista Jessica Valenti escribiendo de Byonce en el periódico El Gurdian dijo, “El nuevo zeitgeist es sin […]

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Keywords: Digital & Analog

The popular opposition between “analog” and “digital,” to put it in a nutshell, is wrong. Two essays in the Digital Keywords volume—Jonathan Sterne’s “Analog” and my own “Digital”—frame this fundamental point: the analog and the digital are not a pair (itself a rehearsal of that tired digital binary, 0 and 1). Nor are they necessarily […]

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Announcing Digital Keywords (with a 25% Discount) and a Call for More Keywords at #dkw

I’m thrilled to announce the official publication, by Princeton University Press, of Digital Keywords: A Vocabulary of Information Society and Culture — on the fortieth anniversary of the publication of Raymond Williams’ classic Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society. Princeton University Press is offering a discount of 25% on the book to all Culture Digitally […]

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