Gizmos or: The Electronic Imperative offers a concise series of analyses on the transformative impact of digital devices on American society. With approaches ranging from semiotic theory to psychoanalytic theory, sociological theory to personal reflection, Berger taps the span of knowledge from his prolific career to help readers better understand the role digital devices play both in their technologic, economic, and common-use forms. Using accessible, conversational language and numerous illustrations, Berger deconstructs familiar objects and media for readers ranging from field specialists to everyday cultural consumers alike.One view is represented by Microsofta#39;s Xbox One: the console as home media hub, combining television, ... Thus, she concludes, the PS4 may be better than the Xbox 1, abut in the end it may be a victory of one dinosaur over another.
|Title||:||Gizmos or: The Electronic Imperative|
|Author||:||Arthur Asa Berger|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-11-06|