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Fun and Software Edited by Olga Goriunova

Hook, Alan (2016) Fun and Software Edited by Olga Goriunova. Information, Communication & Society, 20 (12). [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2016.1211167

Abstract

Fun and Software: Exploring Pleasure, Paradox, and Pain makes a substantial contribution to the often materialist Software Studies project by examining the processes of production, configuration and use of programmatic and computational systems through a broad conceptual underpinning of the notion of “fun”. The book, like much of the Software Studies project, relies on an intricate understanding of programming and Critical Theory, at times drawing directly on syntactical examples from programs, rendering the code in blocks and equally drawing on dense theory to develop critical studies for computer sciences based on approaches from the Arts and Humanities.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Software Studies, Fun, Humanities
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:35226
Deposited By: Mr Alan Hook
Deposited On:26 Jul 2016 10:45
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:24

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