High-tech trash glitch, noise, and aesthetic failure

"High-Tech Trash: Glitch, Noise, and Aesthetic Failure maps an archaeology of failure in a culture seemingly ill-equipped to deal with it. To better understand failure, Kane argues, we must abstract from our subjective, personal disappointments and see them as meaningful symbols of a broader hu...

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Main Author: Kane, Carolyn L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California University of California Press 2019, [2019]©2019
Series:Rhetoric and public culture: history, theory, critique
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:"High-Tech Trash: Glitch, Noise, and Aesthetic Failure maps an archaeology of failure in a culture seemingly ill-equipped to deal with it. To better understand failure, Kane argues, we must abstract from our subjective, personal disappointments and see them as meaningful symbols of a broader human struggle. By connecting twenty-first century digital aesthetics to critical issues in the history of high-tech, the book elucidates what it means to be an error-prone, fallible human in an age of hyper technology; to fail again and again without recourse to anything but repetition"--Provided by publisher
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:0520974492