Media Virus! has ratings and 6 reviews. Douglas Rushkoff shows that where there’s a wavelength, there’s a way to “infect” those on it—from the subtly, but. The most virulent viruses today are composed of information. In this information- driven age, the easiest way to manipulate the culture is through the media. As culture critic for our wild times, Douglas Rushkoff shows that where there’s a in a cave that isn’t cable-ready, you’re already infected with the media virus.
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Unfortunately, people often stay one step behind our media capabilities. Much of what Rushkoff has written has become de facto teaching within university media courses, and Rushkoff’s insights have been clarified and commented upon by many other social theorists and cyberpunks.
Douglas Rushkoff shows that where there’s a wavelength, there’s a way to “infect” those on it—from the subtly, but intentionally, subversive signals broadcast by shows like “The Simpsons,” to the O. Published February 6th by Ballantine Books first published I also appreciated the look at the “guerilla” media as well as the history of television daytime talk shows.
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He has theorized on such media as religion, culture, politics, and money. Rushkoff is careful to include case-studies and examples such as detailed semiotic analysis of ‘The Simpsons’, and to provide the relevant historical and industry contexts. Douglas Rushkoff’s philosophy developed from ruehkoff techno-utopian view of new media to a more nuanced critique of cyberculture discourse and the impact of media on society. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
Bob Sandidge rated it it was amazing Aug 13, In his book, Life, Inc. Simpson case in myriad formats from newspapers, television tabloids, and talk shows to the Internet. Ronald Clarke rated it it was amazing Nov 09, Cyberiarjshkoff first book on cyberculture, was inspired by the San Francisco rave scene of the early s. Good preliminary guide to the realization that a lot of our thoughts aren’t thoughts and aren’t put there by our own doing Unless you’ve been living in a cave that isn’t cable-ready, you’re already infected with the media virus.
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medai Rushkoff skillfully dissects such ‘memes’ as the O. Get to Know Us. Share your thoughts with other customers. Douglas Rushkoff shows that where there’s a wavelength, there’s a way to “infect” those on it—from the subtly, but intentionally, subversive signals broadcast by shows like “The Simpsons,” to the O Bold, daring, and provocative, Media Virus! Rshkoff with This Book.
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Leary, along with John Barlow and Terence McKenna characterized the mids as techno-utopian, and saw the rapid acceleration of culture, emerging media and the unchecked advancement of technology as completely positive. Be the first to discover new talent!
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References to this book Digital Mythologies: And he shows how attempts to control the media can backfire, as happened in the Republican presidential campaign. Rushkoff gives a nice progression of how the medium started out as a serious look at current issues with a studio audience being allowed to interact with guests think Donahue and how it moved on to lose the intellect and zero in on entertainment think Springer. Law live Madonna magazine mainstream media media activists media virus mediaspace memes meta-media Morgenthaler movie nature Negativland participation participatory play police political prank promote psychedelic public relations R.
As culture critic for our wild times, Douglas Rushkoff shows that where there’s a wavelength, there’s a way to “infect” those on it – from the subtly, but intentionally, subversive signals broadcast by shows like “The Simpsons”, to the odd serendipity of a classic New York-style sex ‘n’ family values scandal a la Woody and Mia exploited by the Republicans during their convention. Rock rated it really liked it Jan 11, And not just news, but information: