Insect Media by Jussi Parikka
ISBN
9780816667406
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
140 x 216mm

Since the early nineteenth century, when entomologists first popularized the unique biological and behavioral characteristics of insects, technological innovators and theorists have proposed insects as templates for a wide range of technologies. In Insect Media, Jussi Parikka analyzes how insect forms of social organizationswarms, hives, webs, and distributed intelligencehave been used to structure modern media technologies and the network society, providing a radical new
perspective on the interconnection of biology and technology.
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Since the early nineteenth century, when entomologists first popularized the unique biological and behavioral characteristics of insects, technological innovators and theorists have proposed insects as templates for a wide range of technologies. In Insect Media, Jussi Parikka analyzes how insect forms of social organizationswarms, hives, webs, and distributed intelligencehave been used to structure modern media technologies and the network society, providing a radical new
perspective on the interconnection of biology and technology.
ISBN:
9780816667406
Publication Date:
01 / 09 / 2014
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
140 x 216mm

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