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Digital DepressionInformation Technology and Economic Crisis

Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Dan Schiller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The financial crisis of 2007–2008 shook the idea that advanced information and communications technology (ICT) is solely a source of economic rejuvenation and uplift, instead introducing the world to ... More

Digital RebellionThe Birth of the Cyber Left

Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Todd Wolfson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038846
eISBN:
9780252096808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038846.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book examines the impact of new media and communication technologies on the spatial, strategic, and organizational fabric of social movements. It begins with the rise of the Zapatistas in the ... More

Goodbye iSlaveA Manifesto for Digital Abolition

Goodbye iSlave: A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

Jack Linchuan Qiu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040627
eISBN:
9780252099069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040627.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Welcome to a brave new world of capitalism propelled by high tech, guarded by enterprising authority, and carried forward by millions of laborers. Gathered into mammoth factory complexes and ... More

Oral Tradition and the InternetPathways of the Mind

Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

John Miles Foley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037184
eISBN:
9780252094309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037184.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The major purpose of this book is to illustrate and explain the fundamental similarities and correspondences between humankind's oldest and newest thought-technologies: oral tradition and the ... More

The Real Cyber WarThe Political Economy of Internet Freedom

The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary discussion surrounding the role of the Internet in society is dominated by words like: internet freedom, surveillance, cybersecurity, Edward Snowden and, most prolifically, cyber war. ... More

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