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Androids and Intelligent Networks in Early Modern Literature and Culture

By Kevin LaGrandeur
  • ISBN Code: : 1136220739
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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Awarded a 2014 Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Prize Honourable Mention. This book explores the creation and use of artificially made humanoid servants and servant networks by fictional and non-fictional scientists of the early modern period. Beginning with an investigation of the roots of artificial servants, humanoids, and automata from earlier times, LaGrandeur traces how these literary representations coincide with a surging interest in automata and experimentation, and how they blend with the magical science that preceded the empirical era. In the instances that this book considers, the idea of the artificial factotum is connected with an emotional paradox: the joy of self-enhancement is counterpoised with the anxiety of self-displacement that comes with distribution of agency.In this way, the older accounts of creating artificial slaves are accounts of modernity in the making—a modernity characterized by the project of extending the self and its powers, in which the vision of the extended self is fundamentally inseparable from the vision of an attenuated self. This book discusses the idea that fictional, artificial servants embody at once the ambitions of the scientific wizards who make them and society’s perception of the dangers of those ambitions, and represent the cultural fears triggered by independent, experimental thinkers—the type of thinkers from whom our modern cyberneticists descend.

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This book tells the story of the mystical Jewish system known as Kabbalah, from its earliest origins until the present day. We trace Kabbalah's development, from the second century visionaries who visited the divine realms and brought back tales of their glories and splendours, through the unexpected arrival of a book in Spain that appeared to have lain unconcealed for over a thousand years, and on to the mystical city of Safed where souls could be read and the history of heaven was an open book. Kabbalah's Christian counterpart, Cabala, emerged during the Renaissance, becoming allied to magic, alchemy and the occult sciences. A Kabbalistic heresy tore apart seventeenth century Jewish communities, while closer to our time Aleister Crowley hijacked it to proclaim 'Do What Thou Wilt'. Kabbalah became fashionable in the late 1960s in the wake of the hippy counter-culture and with the approach of the new age, and enjoyed its share of fame, scandal and disrepute as the twenty first century approached. This concise, readable and thoughtful history of Kabbalah tells its story as it has never been told before. It demands no knowledge of Kabbalah, just an interest in asking the questions 'why?' and 'how?'

Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Creative Technologies

By Harrison, Dew
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Book Code : 146668206X
  • Total of Pages : 554
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 135
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Book Short Summary:

Emerging technologies enable a wide variety of creative expression, from music and video to innovations in visual art. These aesthetics, when properly explored, can enable enhanced communication between all kinds of people and cultures. The Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Creative Technologies considers the latest research in education, communication, and creative social expression using digital technologies. By exploring advances in art and culture across national and sociological borders, this handbook serves to provide artists, theorists, information communication specialists, and researchers with the tools they need to effectively disseminate their ideas across the digital plane.

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Posthumanism

By Mads Rosendahl Thomsen,Jacob Wamberg
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1350090492
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 868
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Book Short Summary:

As our ideas of the human have come under increasing challenges – from technological change, from medical advances, from the existential threat of climate crisis, from an ideological decentering of the human, amongst many other things – the 'posthuman' has become an increasingly central topic in the Humanities. Bringing together leading scholars from across the world and a wide range of disciplines, this is the most comprehensive available survey of cutting edge contemporary scholarship on posthumanism in literature, culture and theory. The Bloomsbury Handbook of Posthumanism explores: - Central critical concepts and approaches, including transhumanism, new materialism and the Anthropocene - Ethical perspectives on ecology, race, gender and disability - Technology, from data and artificial intelligence to medicine and genetics - A wide range of genres and forms, from literary and science fiction, through film, television and music, to comics, video games and social media.

Shakespeare, Jonson, and the Claims of the Performative

By James Loxley,Mark Robson
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1135930007
  • Total of Pages : 158
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 382
  • Pdf File: shakespeare-jonson-and-the-claims-of-the-performative.pdf

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This book will constitute an original intervention into longstanding but insistently relevant debates around the significance of notions of ‘performativity’ to the critical analysis of early modern drama. In particular, the book aims to: show how the investigation of performativity can enable readings of Shakespeare and Jonson that challenge the dominant methodological frameworks within which those plays have come to be read; demonstrate that the thought of performativity does not come to rest in the simplicity of method or instrumentality, and that it resists its own claim that language and action might be understood as unproblematically instrumental; demonstrate that this self-resistance occurs or takes place as a moment in the process of articulating the claims of the performative, and that this process is itself in an important sense dramatic.

Animating Empire

By Jessica Keating
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  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Book Code : 027108149X
  • Total of Pages : 184
  • Category : Art
  • Members : 907
  • Pdf File: animating-empire.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, German clockwork automata were collected, displayed, and given as gifts throughout the Holy Roman, Ottoman, and Mughal Empires. In Animating Empire, Jessica Keating recounts the lost history of six such objects and reveals the religious, social, and political meaning they held. The intricate gilt, silver, enameled, and bejeweled clockwork automata, almost exclusively crafted in the city of Augsburg, represented a variety of subjects in motion, from religious figures to animals. Their movements were driven by gears, wheels, and springs painstakingly assembled by clockmakers. Typically wound up and activated by someone in a position of power, these objects and the theological and political arguments they made were highly valued by German-speaking nobility. They were often given as gifts and as tribute payment, and they played remarkable roles in the Holy Roman Empire, particularly with regard to courtly notions about the important early modern issues of universal Christian monarchy, the Reformation, the Counter-Reformation, the encroachment of the Ottoman Empire, and global trade. Demonstrating how automata produced in the Holy Roman Empire spoke to a convergence of historical, religious, and political circumstances, Animating Empire is a fascinating analysis of the animation of inanimate matter in the early modern period. It will appeal especially to art historians and historians of early modern Europe. E-book editions have been made possible through support of the Art History Publication Initiative (AHPI), a collaborative grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Faust-Handbuch

By Carsten Rohde,Thorsten Valk,Mathias Mayer
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  • Publisher : Springer-Verlag
  • Book Code : 3476053636
  • Total of Pages : 616
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 560
  • Pdf File: faust-handbuch.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Die Fabel vom Schwarzkünstler Faust gehört zu den großen Stoffen der Weltliteratur. Ihre Ursprünge liegen in der Umbruchszeit zwischen Mittelalter und Neuzeit, durch Goethes Bearbeitung erlangte sie Weltruhm. Daneben stehen zahlreiche Adaptionen in allen Kulturen, in den unterschiedlichsten Künsten und Medien. Das Faust-Handbuch bietet erstmals einen umfassenden und systematischen Überblick über diesen ‚Stoff aller Stoffe‘. Der erste Teil beleuchtet allgemeine literatur- und kulturwissenschaftliche Aspekte des Faust-Stoffes in epochenübergreifenden Längsschnitten. Der Hauptteil gliedert die Stoffgeschichte in vier Epochen und behandelt in einer Vielzahl von Einzelartikeln wichtige Stationen sowohl der Gattungs- und Mediengeschichte als auch der Problem- und Kulturgeschichte.

The Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

By James Trefil
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1136753621
  • Total of Pages : 554
  • Category : History
  • Members : 521
  • Pdf File: the-encyclopedia-of-science-and-technology.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Edited by acclaimed science writer and physicist James Trefil, the Encyclopedia's 1000 entries combine in-depth coverage with a vivid graphic format to bring every facet of science, technology, and medicine into stunning focus. From absolute zero to the Mesozoic era to semiconductors to the twin paradox, Trefil and his co-authors have an uncanny ability to convey how the universe works and to show readers how to apply that knowledge to everyday problems.

2021 International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Cyber Intelligence

By Jemal Abawajy,Zheng Xu,Mohammed Atiquzzaman,Xiaolu Zhang
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 3030792005
  • Total of Pages : 994
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 116
  • Pdf File: 2021-international-conference-on-applications-and-techniques-in-cyber-intelligence.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book presents innovative ideas, cutting-edge findings, and novel techniques, methods, and applications in a broad range of cybersecurity and cyberthreat intelligence areas. As our society becomes smarter, there is a corresponding need to secure our cyberfuture. The book describes approaches and findings that are of interest to business professionals and governments seeking to secure our data and underpin infrastructures, as well as to individual users.

Artificial Intelligence and Its Contexts

By Anna Visvizi,Marek Bodziany
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 3030889726
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 648
  • Pdf File: artificial-intelligence-and-its-contexts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book offers a comprehensive approach to the question of how artificial intelligence (AI) impacts politics, economy, and the society today. In this view, it is quintessential for understanding the complex nature of AI and its role in today’s world. The book has been divided into three parts. Part one is devoted to the question of how AI will be used for security and defense purposes, including combat in war zones. Part two looks at the value added of AI and machine learning for decision-making in the fields of politics and business. Part three consists of case studies—covering the EU, the USA, Saudi Arabia, Portugal, and Poland—that discuss how AI is being used in the realms of politics, security and defense. The discussion in the book opens with the question of the nature of AI, as well as of ethics and the use of AI in combat. Subsequently, the argument covers issues as diverse as the militarization of AI, the use of AI in strategic studies and military strategy design. These topics are followed by an insight into AI and strategic communication (StratCom), including disinformation, as well as into AI and finance. The case-studies included in part 3 of the book offer a captivating overview of how AI is being employed to stimulate growth and development, to promote data- and evidence-driven policy-making, to enable efficient and inclusive digital transformation and other related issues. Written by academics and practitioners in an academically sound, yet approachable manner, this volume queries issues and topics that form the thrust of processes that transform world politics, economics and society. As such, this volume will serve as the primer for students, researchers, lectures and other professionals who seek to understand and engage with the variety of issues AI implicates.

Arbeit und Spiel

By Alexander Friedrich,Petra Gehring,Christoph Hubig,Andreas Kaminski,Alfred Nordmann
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  • Publisher : Nomos Verlag
  • Book Code : 3845285427
  • Total of Pages : 376
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 790
  • Pdf File: arbeit-und-spiel.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Spiel und Arbeit gelten oft als Gegensätze: Das Spiel als freie Betätigung menschlicher Vermögen, die Arbeit als deren Subordination unter einen äußeren Zweck. Die Festlegung des Spiels auf konsequenzlose Wiederholbarkeit hat ihm den Ruf des Unernsten eingetragen, während das Abzwecken der Arbeit auf die Nützlichkeit ihres Resultats im Bund mit der Sorge ums Dasein steht. Auf einen zweiten Blick scheint dieser Gegensatz jedoch, gerade in den hochentwickeltsten Ausprägungen beider Tätigkeitsformen, zu verschwinden. So kann eine hochgradige Rationalisierung von Spielpraktiken in Arbeit umschlagen, wie etwa im Leistungssport, oder ein komplexer Arbeitsvorgang selbstzweckhafte Momente und Eigendynamiken gewinnen, die ihm Spielcharakter verleihen. Auch andere technologische Entwicklungen geben Anlass dazu, das Verhältnis von Spiel und Arbeit noch einmal grundsätzlich zu bedenken, etwa im Hinblick auf: adaptive Systeme in der Robotik, serious games, Kreativitätstechniken in Unternehmenskulturen, wissenschaftliche Experimentalanordnungen, Online-Rollenspiele oder die Kommodifizierung nicht-zweckrationaler Lebensvollzüge, die traditionell vom Begriff produktiver Arbeit ausgeschlossen waren – einschließlich der Spielräume, die durch neue Umwelt- und Biotechniken erschlossen werden. Die Beschaffenheit der jeweils zum Einsatz kommenden Mittel und Verfahren sowie die Setzung, Variation oder Preisgabe von Zwecken können den Charakter von Spiel und Arbeit sowie ihr Verhältnis zueinander bestimmen oder verändern. Mit Beiträgen von Francesco Amigoni, Andreas Brenneis, Petra Gehring, Armin Grunwald, Florian Heßdörfer, Wolfram Ette, Christoph Hubig, Andreas Kaminski, Nicole C. Karafyllis, Christian Klager, Alexander Kluge, Uwe Küster, Oliver Laas, Hildrun Lampe, Pieter Lemmens, Stefan Meißner, Alfred Nordmann, Felix Raczkowski, Markus Rautzenberg, Michael Resch, Nicole J. Saam, Viola Schiaffonati, Alexander Schmidl, Jan C. Schmidt und G. Günter Voß.

Frontier and Future Development of Information Technology in Medicine and Education

By Shaozi Li,Qun Jin,Xiaohong Jiang,James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 9400776187
  • Total of Pages : 3581
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 283
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Book Short Summary:

IT changes everyday’s life, especially in education and medicine. The goal of ITME 2013 is to further explore the theoretical and practical issues of IT in education and medicine. It also aims to foster new ideas and collaboration between researchers and practitioners.

Cross-Cultural Design. User Experience of Products, Services, and Intelligent Environments

By Pei-Luen Patrick Rau
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 3030497887
  • Total of Pages : 714
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 604
  • Pdf File: cross-cultural-design-user-experience-of-products-services-and-intelligent-environments.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This two-volume set LNCS 12192 and 12193 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Design, CCD 2020, held as part of HCI International 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark in July 2020.The conference was held virtually due to the corona pandemic. The total of 1439 papers and 238 posters included in the 40 HCII 2020 proceedings volumes was carefully reviewed and selected from 6326 submissions. The regular papers of Cross-Cultural Design CCD 2020 presented in this volume were organized in topical sections named: Cross-Cultural User Experience Design; Culture-Based Design, Cross-Cultural Behaviour and Attitude, and Cultural Facets of Interactions with Autonomous Agents and Intelligent Environments.