Literatur zum Forschungsthema

Die aktuellen Veröffentlichungen zum Thema Digital Culture(x)

Die aktuellen Veröffentlichungen zum Thema Digital Culture(x)

Understanding digital culture

Miller, V. (2011). Understanding digital culture Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Miller, V.
264 Seiten, ISBN 9781847874979,
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage 2011

This is more than just another book on Internet studies. Tracing the pervasive influence of ‘digital culture’ throughout contemporary life, this text integrates socio-economic understandings of the ‘information society’ with the cultural studies approach to production, use, and consumption of digital media and multimedia.

Networks without a cause: A critique of social media

Lovink, G. (2011). Networks without a cause: A critique of social media Cambridge, UK: Polity.
Lovink, G.
220 Seiten, ISBN 9780745649689,
Cambridge, UK: Polity 2011

With the vast majority of Facebook users caught in a frenzy of ‘friending’, ‘liking’ and ‘commenting’, at what point do we pause to grasp the consequences of our info-saturated lives? What compels us to engage so diligently with social networking systems? Networks Without a Cause examines our collective obsession with identity and self-management coupled with the fragmentation and information overload endemic to contemporary online culture.