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The Resource The laws of cool : knowledge work and the culture of information, Alan Liu

The laws of cool : knowledge work and the culture of information, Alan Liu

Label
The laws of cool : knowledge work and the culture of information
Title
The laws of cool
Title remainder
knowledge work and the culture of information
Statement of responsibility
Alan Liu
Title variation
Knowledge work and the culture of information
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation:
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Alan
Dewey number
303.48/33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM851
LC item number
.L56 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Information society
  • Knowledge workers
  • Humanities
  • Education, Higher
  • Internet
  • Digital media
  • Literature and technology
  • Art and technology
  • Popular culture
  • Work
Summary expansion
Knowledge work is now the reigning business paradigm and affects even the world of higher education. But what perspective can the knowledge of the humanities and arts contribute to a world of knowledge work whose primary mission is business? And what is the role of information technology as both the servant of the knowledge economy and the medium of a new technological cool? In "The Laws of Cool," Alan Liu reflects on these questions as he considers the emergence of new information technologies and their profound influence on the forms and practices of knowledge
Label
The laws of cool : knowledge work and the culture of information, Alan Liu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-539) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I The New Enlightenment Preface? -- Unnice Work?: Knowledge Work and the Academy -- Chapter 1 The Idea of Knowledge Work -- Part II Ice Ages Preface?We Work Here, but We?re Cool? -- Chapter 2 Automating -- Chapter 3 Informating -- Chapter 4 Networking -- Part III The Laws of Cool Preface?What?s Cool?? -- Chapter 5 The Ethos of Information -- Chapter 6 Information Is Style -- Chapter 7 The Feeling of Information -- Chapter 8 Cyber-Politics and Bad Attitude -- Part IV Humanities and Arts in the Age of Knowledge Work Preface?More? -- Chapter 9 The Tribe of Cool -- Chapter 10 Historicizing Cool: Humanities in the Information Age -- Chapter 11 Destructive Creativity: The Arts in the Information Age -- Chapter 12 Speaking of History: Toward an Alliance of New Humanities and New Arts (With a Prolegomenon on the Future Literary) Epilogue Appendixes A. Taxonomy of Knowledge Work B. Chronology of Downsizing (Through the 1990s) C.?Ethical Hacking? and Art
Control code
53823956
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 573 pages
Isbn
9780226486987
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003024504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The laws of cool : knowledge work and the culture of information, Alan Liu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-539) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I The New Enlightenment Preface? -- Unnice Work?: Knowledge Work and the Academy -- Chapter 1 The Idea of Knowledge Work -- Part II Ice Ages Preface?We Work Here, but We?re Cool? -- Chapter 2 Automating -- Chapter 3 Informating -- Chapter 4 Networking -- Part III The Laws of Cool Preface?What?s Cool?? -- Chapter 5 The Ethos of Information -- Chapter 6 Information Is Style -- Chapter 7 The Feeling of Information -- Chapter 8 Cyber-Politics and Bad Attitude -- Part IV Humanities and Arts in the Age of Knowledge Work Preface?More? -- Chapter 9 The Tribe of Cool -- Chapter 10 Historicizing Cool: Humanities in the Information Age -- Chapter 11 Destructive Creativity: The Arts in the Information Age -- Chapter 12 Speaking of History: Toward an Alliance of New Humanities and New Arts (With a Prolegomenon on the Future Literary) Epilogue Appendixes A. Taxonomy of Knowledge Work B. Chronology of Downsizing (Through the 1990s) C.?Ethical Hacking? and Art
Control code
53823956
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 573 pages
Isbn
9780226486987
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003024504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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