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Unreal objects : digital materialities, technoscientific projects and political realities / Kate O'Riordan.

Author/Creator:
O'Riordan, Kate author.
Publication:
London : Pluto Press, 2017.
Series:
Digital barricades.
Digital Barricades: Interventions in Digital Culture and Politics
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 174 pages : illlustrations ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Research.
Research and development projects.
Technological innovations.
Summary:
Unpacks the political economy of new science and technology projects, and the implications for a utopian future.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Series Preface; 1. Introduction: Problems with Objects; 2. The Shadow of Genomics; 3. Biosensory Experiences, Data and the Interfaced Self; 4. Smart Grids: Energy Futures, Carbon Capture and Geoengineering; 5. Real Fantasies: De-extinction and In Vitro Meat; 6. Unreal Objects and Political Realities; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [152]-167) and index.
ISBN:
9780745336749 (paperback)
0745336744 (paperback)
9780745336787 (hardback)
0745336787 (hardback)
OCLC:
931798032
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