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An edition of The Media Lab (1987)

The Media Lab

inventing the future at MIT

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This edition was published in by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A.

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285 pages

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1988, Penguin Books
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The Media Lab

inventing the future at MIT

This edition was published in by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A.


First Sentence

"In the basement the inventor of the white-light hologram that flickers from America's credit cards is demonstrating the world's first projected hologram."

Table of Contents

Preface to the Penguin Edition xi
PART ONE: The World of the Media Lab
1 Demo or Die 3
Amphibian
Teething Rings
The Boggle Factor
2 Newmedia 1 - Receiving 17
Digital Ears
Dense Media
The E-Mail Proletariat
The VCR Proletariat
The Sun Never Sets on the Phone Company
3 Terminal Garden 35
Personal Newspaper
Personal Television
Broadcatch
Conversational Desktop
Why Programmers Work at Night
Newmedia 2 - Sending 61
TV is Trying
Cable is Trying
The Satellite Proletariat
Optical Fiber Strikes Back
The Science of Apparition 71
Intelligent Television
Paperback Movies
Art for Invention's Sake
3D Comes Back
Talking Heads
6 Vivarium 95
Artificial Ecology
Devil
Player Pianos of the Future
Animating Virtual Reality
Flexoids
7 Hennigan School 119
One Student, One Computer
LEGO/Logo
Bug Appreciation
8 The Room Who Will Giggle 131
The Golden Age of Communication Science
Architecture Machine Group
Eyes as Output
The Founding Image and the Connecting Idea
9 Funding the Future, Finding the Future 155
Nothing Proprietary
From American Military to Japanese Corporate
PART TWO: The Media Lab of the World
10 Life in Parallel 181
11 The Politics of Broadcatch 201
Information Wants to Be Free
The Invited Persuader
Information Wants to Be (Politically) Free
Digital Faux
The Important Philosophers of the Twentieth Century
Metacomputer
12 The World Information Economy 229
World Money
World Entertainment
Fading Nations
The Global City
13 Quality of Life 251
Personal Renaissance
Communication Ecologists
Humanism Through Machines
BIBLIOGRAPHY 265
INDEX 269

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [265]-267.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
302.2/3/07207444
Library of Congress
T171.M49 B73 1988

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 285 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of pages
285

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2530363M
Internet Archive
medialabinventin00bran
ISBN 10
0140097015
ISBN 13
9780140097016
LC Control Number
88005848
OCLC/WorldCat
17618551
Goodreads
38276

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