Gaming: Essays On Algorithmic Culture by Alexander R. Galloway.
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Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture Alexander R. Galloway 17. Avatars of Story Marie-Laure Ryan 16. Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi Timothy C. Campbell 15. Electronic Monuments Gregory L. Ulmer 14. Lara Croft: Cyber Heroine Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky 13. The Souls of Cyberfolk: Posthumanism as Vernacular Theory Thomas Foster 12.
In Gaming, Alexander R. Galloway considers the video game as a distinct cultural form that demands a new and unique interpretive framework. Using examples from more than fifty video games, Galloway constructs a classification system of action in video games, and, ultimately offers a new conception of gaming and, more broadly, of electronic culture, one that celebrates the qualities of the.
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Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture is a first-person book, written by an avid game player, who understands his game playing experiences in the context of a broader cultural movement. Overall, Galloway’s book makes a convincing case for the connection between video games and contemporary, algorithmic culture.
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Gaming: Essays in Algorithmic Culture begins by introducing two types of action within video games that exist in a type of cybernetic relationship -- the machine action and the operator action (4-5). The machine action stems from the hardware and software of the game and the platform that it is being played on, while operator action is the actions made by the player whether directly related to.
Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture. Gaming.: Video games have been a central feature of the cultural landscape for over twenty years and now rival older media like movies, television, and music in popularity and cultural influence.
In Gaming, Alexander Galloway instead considers the video game as a distinct cultural form that demands a new and unique interpretive framework. Drawing on a wide range of disciplines, particularly critical theory and media studies, he analyzes video games as something to be played rather than as texts to be read, and traces in five concise chapters how the “algorithmic culture” created by.
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In the preface to Gaming: Essays in Algorithmic Culture, Alexander Galloway explains that the goal of this, his second book, is not to erect a convincing argument, but, rather, to formulate a concept.
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This book provides in-depth and wide-ranging analyses of the emergence, and subsequent ubiquity, of algorithms in diverse realms of social life. The plurality of Algorithmic Cultures emphasizes: 1) algorithms’ increasing importance in the formation of new epistemic and organizational paradigms; an.