Understanding New Media

Understanding New Media

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Marshall McLuhan made many predictions in his seminal 1964 publication, Understanding Media: Extensions of Man. Among them were his predictions that the Internet would become a Global Village, making us more interconnected than television, The closing of the gap between consumers and producers, The elimination of space and time as barriers to communication, And The melting of national borders. He is also famously remembered for coining the expression: The medium is the message. These predictions form the genesis of this new volume by Robert Logan a€“ a friend and colleague who worked with McLuhan. Logan argues that these predictions are more pronounced today than when McLuhan first made them in the '60s. In Understanding New Media Logan expertly serves to update Understanding Media to analyze the qnew mediaq McLuhan foreshadowed and yet was never able to analyze or experience. Understanding New Media is designed to reach a new generation of readers as well as appealing to scholars and students who are familiar with Understanding Media. The volume comes with an accompanying website. Visit understandingnewmedia.org For The latest updates on this book.5.16 User-based Transformations of New Media Another way that the new media differ from the old media is the prevalence of the way users of a ... with the ATaamp;T mobile phone network, presumably compromising the business arrangement that ATaamp;T and Apple had developed. ... a set of instructions on the Web occurs with the iPod nano, whose memory can be increased by adding a second hard drive.

Title:Understanding New Media
Author:Robert K. Logan
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2010


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