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Contagious Architecture : Computation, Aesthetics, and Space.

Author/Creator:
Parisi, Luciana.
Publication:
Cambridge : MIT Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (391 pages)
Series:
Technologies of Lived Abstraction Ser.
Technologies of Lived Abstraction Ser.
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Subjects:
Architecture -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A proposal that algorithms are not simply instructions to be performed but thinking entities that construct digital spatio-temporalities.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Series Foreword
Preface: Weird Formalism
Acknowledgments
1 Incomputable Objects in the Age of the Algorithm
1.0 Metamodeling
1.1 Background media
1.2 Metadigital fallacy
1.3 Discrete objects
1.4 Algorithmic aesthetics
1.5 Speculative reason
2 Soft Extension: Topological Control and Mereotopological Space Events
2.0 The invariant function
2.1 Folds or differential relations
2.2 Parametricism or deep relationality
2.3 Soft temporalities
2.4 Extension is what extension doesn't
2.5 Blind spots: space events
2.6 Mereotopology of extension
2.7 Mereotopology of abstraction
2.8 Parametric prehensions
2.9 Extensive novelties
3 Architectures of Thought
3.0 Soft thought
3.1 Cybernetic thought
3.2 Ecological thought
3.3 Interactive thought
3.4 Technoembodied mind
3.5 Mindware and wetware
3.6 Synaptic space
3.7 Transitive computation
3.8 Thought event
3.9 Soft thought II
Glossary
Notes
References
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Massumi, Brian.
Other format:
Print version: Parisi, Luciana Contagious Architecture
ISBN:
9780262312615
9780262018630
OCLC:
833132688