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The four-dimensional human

Scott, Laurence (Lecturer)

The four-dimensional human

ways of being in the digital world

by Scott, Laurence (Lecturer)

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Digital media,
  • Human-computer interaction,
  • Internet

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles4-dimensional human, 4-D human
    StatementLaurence Scott
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM851 .S37 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 248 pages
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27228801M
    ISBN 100393353079
    ISBN 109780393353075
    LC Control Number2016003035
    OCLC/WorldCa951915839

    Michael John sits down to talk with Laurence Scott — author of The Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of living in the digital world — about the erosion and universality of celebrity culture, economic claustrophobia, the nature of an ever-present digital past and the prophetic powers of The Simpsons. (Photograph: Jean Baudrillard — Saint Clement, ). A four-dimensional space or 4D space is a mathematical extension of the concept of three-dimensional or 3D -dimensional space is the simplest possible abstraction of the observation that one only needs three numbers, called dimensions, to describe the sizes or locations of objects in the everyday example, the volume of a rectangular box is found by measuring its length.

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    You are a four-dimensional of us exists in three-dimensional physical space. But, as a constellation of everyday digital phenomena rewires our lives, we are increasingly coaxed from the containment of our predigital selves into a wonderful and eerie fourth dimension, a world of ceaseless. NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. The Four-Dimensional Human Ways of Being in the Digital World. by Laurence Scott. W. W. Norton.


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