Connected: Or What It Means to Live in the Network Society

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In the twenty-first century, a network society is emerging. Fragmented, visually saturated, characterized by rapid technological change and constant social upheavals, it is dizzying, excessive, and sometimes surreal. In this breathtaking work, Steven Shaviro investigates popular culture, new technologies, political change, and community disruption and concludes that science fiction and social reality have become virtually indistinguishable. Connected is made up of a series of mini-essays-on cyberpunk, hip-hop, film noir, ...

Connected: Or What It Means to Live in the Network Society 2003, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816643639

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