The Digital Media Handbook

The Digital Media Handbook

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qThe Digital Media Handbook deals with the essential diversity of digital media by combining critical commentary and descriptive and historical accounts with a series of edited interview and discussions with professional media practitioners, including producers, developers, curators and artists. The Digital Media Handbook provides an understanding of the historical and theoretical development of digital media, emphasising the complex continuities in the technological developments associated with particular cultural uses of media as well as emergence of new forms of communication in networked culture. The Digital Media Handbook focuses upon key concerns of practitioners, how they develop projects and the contexts in which they work. The interviews give a rich account of contemporary preoccupations and concerns and how practitioners are thinking about and actually solving particular problems related to network communication. The Digital Media Handbook includes; - Essays on the history and theory of digital media - Essays on contemporary issues and debate - Interviews with digital media professionals - A glossary of technical acronyms and key termsq--This was in fact the dream ticket envisaged in the AOL-Time Warner merger, since at the time the latter controlled 20 per cent of the US cable TV market. ... battle has shifted to Internet-based providers who also control content, or who can merge with media companies with content. ... The Internet is an electronic network designed to transmit code to computers that contain software programs, which cananbsp;...

Title:The Digital Media Handbook
Author:Andrew Dewdney, Peter Ride
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-30


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