The Resource Plain text : the poetics of computation, Dennis Tenen, (electronic resource)

Plain text : the poetics of computation, Dennis Tenen, (electronic resource)

Label
Plain text : the poetics of computation
Title
Plain text
Title remainder
the poetics of computation
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Tenen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information in the digital age. Computers-from electronic books to smart phones-play an active role in our social lives. Our technological choices thus entail theoretical and political commitments. Dennis Tenen takes up today's strange enmeshing of humans, texts, and machines to argue that our most ingrained intuitions about texts are profoundly alienated from the physical contexts of their intellectual production. Drawing on a range of primary sources from both literary theory and software engineering, he makes a case for a more transparent practice of human-computer interaction. Plain Text is thus a rallying call, a frame of mind as much as a file format. It reminds us, ultimately, that our devices also encode specific modes of governance and control that must remain available to interpretation
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Tenen, Dennis
Dewey number
809/.93356
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Literature and technology
  • Digital media
  • Electronic publications
  • Electronic publishing
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Plain text : the poetics of computation, Dennis Tenen, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11890958
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503602342
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890958
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890958
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Plain text : the poetics of computation, Dennis Tenen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11890958
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781503602342
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890958
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890958
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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