Media Technologies Reading List

Babe, Robert. 1990. Telecommunications in Canada: Technology, industry and government. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Barney, Darin. 2000. Prometheus wired: The hope for democracy in the age of network technology. Vancouver: UBC Press. Baym, Nancy, Yan Bing Zhang, et al. 2004. Social interactions across media: interpersonal communication on the internet, telephone and face-to-face. New Media and Society 6 no.3: 299-318. Bederson, Benjamin, & Ben Shneiderman. 2003. The craft of information visualization: Readings and reflections. San Diego: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers. Beniger, James. 1986. The control revolution: Technological and economic origins of the information society. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Benjamin, Walter. 1968. The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction. In Illuminations, edited by Hannah Arendt. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & World. Benyon, David, Phil Turner & Susan Turner. 2005. Designing interactive systems: People, activities, contexts, technologies. Boston: Addison-Wesley Longman Inc. Braverman, Harry. 1974. Labor and monopoly capital: The degradation of work in the twentieth century. New York: Monthly Review Press. Brown, John Seely and Paul Duguid. 2000. The social life of information. Boston: Harvard Business School Press. Carey, James W. 1989. Communication as culture: Essays on media and society. Boston: Unwin Hyman. Castells, Manuel. 2000. The rise of the network society. 2nd ed., Malden:Blackwell Publishers. Castronova, Edward. 2005. Synthetic worlds: The business and culture of online games. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Chen, Chaomei. 2004. Information visualization: Beyond the horizon. 2nd ed. New York: Springer. Cockburn, Cynthia and Susan Ormrod. 1993. Gender and technology in the making. London: Sage.


London: Free Association Books. Cyber-Marx: Cycles and circuits of struggle in hightechnology capitalism. Ray Kurzweil and Jay Richards. Walnut Creek. Simians. 1992. Donna. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group AFI.3: 263-279. Merton. Media. Cyber selves: Feminist ethnographies of South Asian women. 2005. 1980. 1964. translated by Brian Massumi. 2 .Deleuze. Foucault. cyborgs. Gilder. Video playtime: The gendering of a leisure technology. UK: Cambridge University Press. Gilles and Felix Guattari. Dyer-Witheford. Seattle: Discovery Institute. Fischer. Jane.. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. George. Art versus technology: The strange case of popular music. edited by E. edited with an introduction by William Christian. Claude S. Ann Kaplan. translated by Colin Gordon. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Jacques. London: Routledge. Eisenstein. America calling: A social history of the telephone to 1940. translated from the French by John Wilkinson. and Society 8. Simon. Berkeley: University of California Press. Friedberg. 1986. The technological society. Feuer. 1987. 1999. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. New York: Pantheon Books. Frith. The printing revolution in early modern Europe. 1972-1977. 2004. A thousand plateaus: Capitalism and schizophrenia. 1983. Ellul. George. Gray. Philosophy in the mass age. 1991. 1993. ed. with an introduction by Robert K. Anne. Cambridge. Elizabeth. In Regarding television: Critical approaches--an anthology. Ann. 1992. CA: Altamira Press. and women: The reinvention of nature. Gajjala. rev. 2nd ed. Are we spiritual machines?: Ray Kurzweil vs. Michel. no. New York: Knopf Publishing Group. Window shopping: Cinema and the postmodern. 2002. Haraway. 1995. Radhika. The concept of live television: Ontology as ideology. Berkeley: University of California Press. edited by Colin Gordon. Nick. Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Other Writings.I. the critics of strong A. Grant. Culture. et al.

Kidder. 1999. David. 1999. Herring. Adam. Lanham. PC Update 15. 1988. Capturing sound: How technology has changed music. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. In The question concerning technology. Tracy. Amherst. London. 1998. CA: Stanford University Press. The question concerning technology. Victoria. 373-386. Communication theory: Media. technology and society. MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Controlling technology. How we became posthuman: Virtual bodies in cybernetics. Martin. Oxford. Heidegger. 1977. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Joinson. BC: Press Porcépic. 2003. edited by John Durham Peters and Peter Simonson. and informatics. New York: Garland Publishers. NY: Prometheus Books. Innis. rev. 2004. & Richard Wohl. The condition of post-modernity: An enquiry into the origins of cultural change. Thousand Oaks. Mark. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. New York: Blackwell. Empire and communication. no. eds.1: 26-36. New Media and Society 6. 2005. 1989. Susan. Katz. Hayles. Horton. 1951. Innis. Donald. Michele. ed.3: 298-310. 1919-1968. The soul of a new machine. Gramophone. Jim. Mixing humans with non-humans: Sociology of a door-closer. no. Harold. Hilmes. CA: SAGE Publications. Holmes. Brown. David. 1981. Slouching toward the ordinary: Current trends in computermediated communication. 1997. Eric.Harvey. Andrew Light and William Thompson.5: 58-60. Stanford. literature. Understanding the psychology of internet behaviour. no. typewriter. Harold. and other essays. In Mass communication and American social thought: Key texts. Katherine. Kollock. Toronto: Little. Berkeley: University of California Press. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Peter. 1986. Katz. Kittler. Social Problems 35. translated with an introduction by Geoffrey Winthrop-Young and Michael Wutz. Boston. Radio voices: American broadcasting 1922-1952. film. Johnson. 2nd ed. Design principles for online communities. 2004. 2004. Mass communication and para-social interaction: Observations on intimacy at a distance. 2003. 3 . Book & CD edition. Friedrich. The bias of communication.

Raneta Lawson. The language of new media. Toronto: Between the Lines. Mumford. 1990. 1995. 2001. Marx. Carolyn. 1985. 1999. The death of nature: Women. 1934. CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers. San Francisco: Harper & Row. ecology. 2000. Marshall. Lewis. New York: Knopf. Cambridge. and cultures. Meyrowitz. Zeros and ones: Digital women and the new culture. Cambridge. Donald. Noble. New York: McGraw-Hill. The digital divide: Standing at the intersection of race & technology. 1983. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. 1997. Picard. Marvin. Manovich. Peter. MA: MIT Press. Interaction design for complex problem solving: Developing useful and usable software. Oxford. New York: Doubleday. Ray. The machine in the garden: Technology and the pastoral ideal in America. The age of spiritual machines: When computers exceed human intelligence. Norman. When old technologies were new: Thinking about electric communication in the late nineteenth century. Brace and company. No sense of place: The impact of electronic media on social behavior. Understanding media: The extensions of man. Mirel. Plant. 1997. Toronto: Oxford University Press. Sadie. Mack. 4 . Leo. 2000. New York: Oxford University Press. media. Technics and civilization. Merchant. San Francisco. Affective computing. 2004. 1992. 2001.Kurzweil. Cambridge. Neil. Joshua. unemployment. New York. Postman. Snap to grid: A user's guide to digital arts. 2nd ed. Toronto: Oxford University Press. New York: Harcourt. New York: Viking. New York: Doubleday. Lev. McLuhan. Lunenfeld. The design of everyday things. Carolyn. 1988. Rosalind. Progress without people: New technology. MA: MIT Press. and the scientific revolution. and the message of resistance. 1964. MA: MIT Press. New York. Barbara. Technopoly: The surrender of culture to technology. David.

Ernst Friedrich. Wellman. Schumacher. The audible past: Cultural origins of sound reproduction. MA. The media equation: How people treat computers. Sconce. Make room for tv: Television and the family ideal in postwar America. Susan. Barry and Caroline Haythornthwaite. Straus an Giroux. 1974. Weinberger. Byron and Clifford Nass. Spigel. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2005. Malden. 1977. Small is beautiful: A study of economics as if people mattered. M. Claudia and Verena Kuni. R. New York: Farrar. Cambridge [England]. 2002. Sontag. Willem. Sterne. Jeffrey. Brooklyn: Semiotext(e). 1996. Information visualization. Jonathan. Lynn. 1977. The internet in everyday life. Goldsmith. Speed and politics. eds. Turkle. Rose. Marita and Lisa Cartwright. Cyberfeminism: Next protocols. Hesselbein. F. H. New York: Oxford University Press. Living in the labyrinth of technology. Rheingold. 2004. NH: Wesleyan University Press. New York: Simon & Schuster. On photography. Black noise: Rap music and black culture in contemporary America. 5 . NewYork: The Peter F. Durham: Duke University Press. London: Sphere Books. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management. Stanford. Practices of looking: An introduction to visual culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. The second self: Computers and the human spirit. Vanderburg. 1992. England: Addison-Wesley. New York: Cambridge University Press. MA: Perseus Publishers. 2003. Durham: Duke University Press. David. Oxford. 1998. New York: Autonomedia. 1984. 2001. Spence. Harlow. Cambridge. CA: Center for the Study of Language and Information. Virtual communities. Reiche. 1994. F. television and new media like real people and places. Hanover. Tricia. 2001. Robert. Schubert. Sturkin. Haunted media: Electronic presence from telegraphy to television. Sherry. Paul. Beckhard and R. 2002.Reeves. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. The community of the future. 2000. Virilio. Small pieces loosely joined: A unified theory of the web.

MA: MIT Press. 2nd ed.Wells. Cambridge. 1974. Williams. London. 1977. ed. MA: MIT Press. The photography reader. Liz. Cybernetics: Or control and communication in the animal and the machine. Autonomous technology: Technics-out-of-control as a theme in political thought. 2003. New York: Routledge. 1961. technology and cultural form. Wiener. Television. Norbert. Langdon. 6 . Raymond. Cambridge. Winner. London: Fontana.

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