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Digital Movement

Author : Nicolas Salazar Sutil
ISBN : 1137430400
Genre : Performing Arts
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Digital Movement addresses the evolving ways in which movement and its technological mediation can inform creative thinking and embodied practices. In order to identify unique cross-disciplinary links within human movement research this book brings together experts from a number of creative disciplines including dance, theatre, sculpture, as well as computer and mathematical art, whilst offering an integration of scholarly perspectives from cultural, media and performance studies. Drawing also on historical and contemporary perspectives, the book argues that technology has become central to the way we understand and utilize movement material across a number of industries. Computer tools afford, amongst other things, customized ways to capture, sample, notate, animate, choreograph, visualize and sculpt movement. More importantly, computers also transform how we think about motion, or rather, how we think in motion—inviting us to do so collaboratively and holistically. Digital Movement shows that the technologization of human movement is a phenomenon that has the potential to have both enhancing and disturbing effects on our lives. This is an important study for all scholars and upper-level students of contemporary movement practice and performance.

The Digital Rights Movement

Author : Hector Postigo
ISBN : 9780262304412
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The evolution of activism against the expansion of copyright in the digital domain, with case studies of resistance including eBook and iTunes hacks. The movement against restrictive digital copyright protection arose largely in response to the excesses of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998. In The Digital Rights Movement, Hector Postigo shows that what began as an assertion of consumer rights to digital content has become something broader: a movement concerned not just with consumers and gadgets but with cultural ownership. Increasingly stringent laws and technological measures are more than incoveniences; they lock up access to our “cultural commons.” Postigo describes the legislative history of the DMCA and how policy “blind spots” produced a law at odds with existing and emerging consumer practices. Yet the DMCA established a political and legal rationale brought to bear on digital media, the Internet, and other new technologies. Drawing on social movement theory and science and technology studies, Postigo presents case studies of resistance to increased control over digital media, describing a host of tactics that range from hacking to lobbying. Postigo discusses the movement's new, user-centered conception of “fair use” that seeks to legitimize noncommercial personal and creative uses such as copying legitimately purchased content and remixing music and video tracks. He introduces the concept of technological resistance—when hackers and users design and deploy technologies that allows access to digital content despite technological protection mechanisms—as the flip side to the technological enforcement represented by digital copy protection and a crucial tactic for the movement.

Digital Applications And Movement Tracking Forms According To Eg Legislation 1013 2006

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ISBN : 9789289321112
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Official Gazette Of The United States Patent And Trademark Office

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ISBN : PSU:000066181699
Genre : Patents
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Media And Protest Logics In The Digital Era

Author : Francis L. F. Lee
ISBN : 9780190856779
Genre : Political Science
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Digital and social media are increasingly integrated into the dynamics of protest movements around the world. They strengthen the mobilization power of movements, extend movement networks, facilitate new modes of protest participation, and give rise to new protest formations. Meanwhile, conventional media remains an important arena where protesters and their targets contest for public support. This book examines the role of the media -- understood as an integrated system comprised of both conventional media institutions and digital media platforms -- in the formation and dynamics of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. For 79 days in 2014, Hong Kong became the focus of international attention due to a public demonstration for genuine democracy that would become known as the Umbrella Movement. During this time, twenty percent of the local population would join the demonstration, the most large-scale and sustained act of civil disobedience in Hong Kong's history -- and the largest public protest campaign in China since the 1989 student movement in Beijing. On the surface, this movement was not unlike other large-scale protest movements that have occurred around the world in recent years. However, it was distinct in how bottom-up processes evolved into a centrally organized, programmatic movement with concrete policy demands. In this book, Francis L. F. Lee and Joseph M. Chan connect the case of the Umbrella Movement to recent theorizations of new social movement formations. Here, Lee and Chan analyze how traditional mass media institutions and digital media combined with on-the-ground networks in such a way as to propel citizen participation and the evolution of the movement as a whole. As such, they argue that the Umbrella Movement is important in the way it sheds light on the rise of digital-media-enabled social movements, the relationship between digital media platforms and legacy media institutions, the power and limitations of such occupation protests and new "action logics," and the continual significance of old protest logics of resource mobilization and collective action frames. Through a combination of protester surveys, population surveys, analyses of news contents and social media activities, this book reconstructs a rich and nuanced account of the Umbrella Movement, providing insight into numerous issues about the media-movement nexus in the digital era.

The Pangolin S Guide To Bio Digital Movement In Architecture

Author : Dennis Dollens
ISBN : 0930829123
Genre : Architecture
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E-trees, flex trusses, snap pods, pivoting leaves.

Movement And Time In The Cyberworld

Author : Michael Eldred
ISBN : 9783110661033
Genre : Philosophy
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The cyberworld fast rolling in and impacting every aspect of human living on the globe today presents an enormous challenge to humankind. It is taken up by the media following current events through to all kinds of natural- and social-scientific discourses. Digitized technoscience develops at a breakneck pace in all areas accompanied by sociological analysis. What is missing is a philosophical response genuinely posing the basic ontological question: What is a digital being's peculiar mode of being? The present study offers a digital ontology that analyzes the dissolution of beings into bit-strings, driven by mathematized science. The mathematization of knowledge reaches back to Pythagoras, Plato and Aristotle, and continues with Descartes, Galileo, Newton, Leibniz. Western knowledge from its inception has always been driven by an unbridled will to efficient-causal power over all kinds of movement and change. This historical trajectory culminates in the universal Turing machine that enables efficient, automated, algorithmic control over the movement of digital beings through the cyberworld. The book fills in the ontological foundations underpinning this brave new cyberworld and interrogates them, especially by questioning the millennia-old conception of 1D-linear time. An alternative ontology of movement arises, based on a radically alternative conception of 3D-time.

The Empire Of Mind

Author : Michael Strangelove
ISBN : 9780802038180
Genre : Social Science
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Where many critics see the Internet as an instrument of corporate hegemony, Michael Strangelove sees something else: an alternative space inhabited by communities dedicated to anarchic freedom, culture jamming, alternative journalism, and resistance to authoritarian forms of consumer capitalism and globalization. In The Empire of Mind, "Dr. Strangelove," the scholar Canadian Business referred to as the "acknowledged dean of Internet entrepreneurs" and Wired called "the Canadian guru of Internet advertising," presents the compelling argument that the Internet and new digital communication technology actually undermine the power of capital, producing an alternative symbolic economy. Strangelove contends that the Internet breaks with the capitalist logic of commodification and that, while television produces a passive consumer audience, Internet audiences are more active, creative, and subversive. Writers, activists, and artists on the Internet undermine commercial media and its management of consumer behaviour, a behaviour that is challenged by the Web's tendency toward the disintegration of intellectual property rights. Case studies describe the invention of new meaning given to cultural and consumer icons like Barbie and McDonald's and explore how novel modes of online news production alter the representation of the world as it is produced by the mainstream, corporate press. In the course of exploring new media, The Empire of Mind also makes apparent that digital piracy will not be eliminated. The Internet community effectively converts private property into public, thereby presenting serious obstacles for the management of consumer behaviour and significantly eroding brand value. Much to the dismay of the corporate sector, online communities are disinterested in the ethics of private property. In fact, the entire philosophical framework on which capitalism is based is threatened by these alternative means of cultural production.

Digital Signal Processing Applications

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ISBN : UIUC:30112045656482
Genre : Integrated circuits
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Social Movements Cultural Memory And Digital Media

Author : Samuel Merrill
ISBN : 9783030328276
Genre : Social Science
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This collected volume is the first to study the interface between contemporary social movements, cultural memory and digital media. Establishing the digital memory work practices of social movements as an important area of research, it reveals how activists use digital media to lay claim to, circulate and curate cultural memories. Interdisciplinary in scope, its contributors address mobilizations of mediated remembrance in the USA, Germany, Sweden, Italy, India, Argentina, the UK and Russia.

Cinephilia In The Age Of Digital Reproduction

Author : Scott Balcerzak
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215152021
Genre : Performing Arts
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This title explores the increasing relevance of digital media in the consumption and analysis of film.

Movement Skill Development

Author : Jack Keogh
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040032117
Genre : Psychology
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Digital Library Architectures

Author : Maristella Agosti
ISBN : UOM:39015060816306
Genre : Digital libraries
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Digital America

Author : Consumer Electronics Association
ISBN : UCLA:L0080797442
Genre : Electronic industries
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Digital Computer Analysis

Author : James F. Turner
ISBN : UOM:39015002097460
Genre : Electronic digital computers
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Elektronische Datenverarbeitung, EDV, Computer, Informatik.

Anatomy And Human Movement

Author : Nigel Palastanga
ISBN : UOM:39015055456993
Genre : Science
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A classic text for those studying anatomy with over 25,000 copies sold, this book has established itself as a core textbook for students. All illustrations have been redrawn to meet the needs of students today along with a new design and layout to make studying anatomy easier. The upper and lower limbs have been divided into the bones, muscles, joints, and nerve and blood supply, and the book also covers the skin, trunk, neck, head, viscera and nervous system in a comprehensive way. The musculoskeletal structures are presented as a living dynamic system and is a must-buy for anatomy students today including all students of physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, occupational therapists as well as sports scientists, kinesiologists and podiatrists. A classic text updated to meet the needs of students today Totally redesigned with high quality illustrations Essential reading for all those concerned with anatomy and human movement.

Sport Diver

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ISBN : UCSD:31822009228362
Genre : Deep diving
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Iaslic Bulletin

Author : IASLIC (Association)
ISBN : UOM:39015057978911
Genre : Libraries, Special
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Digital Video

Author : Tom Ang
ISBN : UCSD:31822035239060
Genre : Art
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Discusses all aspects of digital video production, from shooting and editing to creating finished movies on disc or tape and streaming on the Web.

Essentials Of Human Anatomy

Author : Russell Thomas Woodburne
ISBN : UOM:39015023235834
Genre : Anatomie humaine
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Used by thousands of medical, dental, and allied health students over the last 30 years, Woodburne's Essentials of Human Anatomy is widely acclaimed for its succinct, authoritative presentation of anatomical knowledge in a concise and accessible text. With a new typographical style and a more spacious format, this eighth edition is designed for maximum effectiveness in learning. Beginning chapters cover general anatomical principles and the organization and function of the systems of the body. Subsequent chapters follow the normal dissection sequence. The text incorporates clinical notes, discussions of applied anatomy, and summary tables to help studetns organize their study. The hundreds of carefully selected figures --including exceptionally fine full-color plates--have been improved and added to, providing coverage comparable to most atlases. Other new features in this edition include a description of the central nervous system, and new sections on embrylogy and neuroanatomy, which provide excellent introductory overviews. All terminology is defined in the convenient glossary.

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