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Ready to wear: a rhetoric of wearable computers and reality-shifting media

Ready to wear: a rhetoric of wearable computers and reality-shifting media

Pedersen, Isabel, author; Blakesley, David, cover designer

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Published Anderson, South Carolina : Parlor Press 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Isabel Pedersen ; cover design by David Blakesley
ISBN: 1602354022, 9781602354005, 9781602354029
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (197 pages) : illustrations.
Series: New Media Theory
Subject: COMPUTERS Computer Science.; COMPUTERS Reference.; COMPUTERS Data Processing.; COMPUTERS Hardware General.; COMPUTERS Information Technology.; COMPUTERS Machine Theory.; Discourse analysis, Narrative.; Wearable computers.; Mobile computing Social aspects.; COMPUTERS Computer Literacy.
Series Title: New media theory.
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  1. Introduction : rhetoric, reality-shifting media, and imminence
  2. Mobile devices, movement, and myth
  3. Transparency, nanotechnology, and the rhetorical justification for invisibility inventions
  4. Interactivity, wearability, and the rhetoric of proposed brain-machine interfaces
  5. Augmented memory, digital life, and computers that promise to remember everything
  6. Carryable technologies, participatory culture, and rhetorical transformation.