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Published: 18 July 2017

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190636531

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The Art of Interpretation in the Age of Computation

Paul Kockelman

  • Accounts for processes that underlie each and every digital technology deployed today
  • Assumes a novel approach by replacing the conventional tools of social theory with American pragmatism to investigate these technologies
  • Remains in dialogue with certain currents and key texts in anthropology and linguistics, science and technology studies, critical theory, computer science, and media studies
  • Attempts to respond to fundamental and persisting concerns of computer science, as they emerged in the first half of the twentieth-century