The Secret War Between Downloading and Uploading: Tales of the Computer as Culture Machine 

By Peter Lunenfeld - The MIT Press

What Marshall McLuhan did in analyzing the meaning of 1960s media, Peter Lunenfeld does for the electronic media of 2011 -- chiefly the computer and the Internet. Like McLuhan, he coins or adapts catchy new expressions for his concepts, like "unimodernism,"…

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