Stock Image

Moving Data: The iPhone and the Future of Media, by Snickars

Pelle Snickars / Patrick Vonderau

ISBN 10: 0231157398 / ISBN 13: 9780231157391
Published by Columbia University Press, 2012
Used Condition: Fair Soft cover
From Bookbyte (Salem, OR, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since February 15, 2001

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 1.12 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

May include moderately worn cover, writing, markings or slight discoloration. SKU:9780231157391-4-0-3. Bookseller Inventory # 9780231157391-4-0-3

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Moving Data: The iPhone and the Future of ...

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Fair

About this title

Synopsis:

The iPhone has revolutionized not only how people communicate but also how we consume and produce culture. Combining traditional and social media with mobile connectivity, smartphones have redefined and expanded the dimensions of everyday life, allowing individuals to personalize media as they move and process constant flows of data. Today, millions of consumers love and live by their iPhones, but what are the implications of its special technology on society, media, and culture?

Featuring an eclectic mix of original essays, Moving Data explores the iPhone as technological prototype, lifestyle gadget, and platform for media creativity. Media experts, cultural critics, and scholars consider the device's newness and usability―even its "lickability"―and its "biographical" story. The book illuminates patterns of consumption; the fate of solitude against smartphone ubiquity; the economy of the App Store and its perceived "crisis of choice"; and the distance between the accessibility of digital information and the protocols governing its use. Alternating between critical and conceptual analyses, essays link the design of participatory media to the iPhone's technological features and sharing routines, and they follow the extent to which the pleasures of gesture-based interfaces are redefining media use and sensory experience. They also consider how user-led innovations, collaborative mapping, and creative empowerment are understood and reconciled through changes in mobile surveillance, personal rights, and prescriptive social software. Presenting a range of perspectives and arguments, this book reorients the practice and study of media critique.

Book Description:

The first book to explore how the iPhone and its users are reshaping modern convergence culture.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We are a business selling textbooks on the Internet. Our strength is in our friendly and professional customer service, which includes accurate listings, quick email response, fast shipping and 100% guaranteed product. We are always happy to help out customers with any questions or problems concerning their purchases. We offer standard and expedited shipping.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date.

Other items (CDs, DVDs, software & video games) are also backed by our money-back guarantee if they are returned unopened and unused.

If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask booksel...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Most used and new textbook orders that are received by 7:30AM PST are shipped the same business day. Orders received after 7:30AM PST are shipped no later than the next business day. Delivery time for Standard Shipping is usually between 5-20 days. Delivery time for Expedited Shipping is usually between 3-5 days. * 90% of our books shipped Expedited are delivered in 2 5 days. At times, based on weather and distance from our shipping location, some orders may take a few additional days. Faster shipping methods are available as well, at a higher cost.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express