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The Stuff of Bits: An Essay on the Materialities of Information

Author
Paul Dourish
Publisher / Label
Mit Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2017
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
256
ISBN
9780262036207

Index

Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1  Introduction: Information as Material   1

2  The Landscape of Materialities   33

3  Finding the Material in the Virtual: The Case of Emulation   61

4  Spreadsheets and Spreadsheet Events in Organizational Life   81

5  No SQL: The Shifting Materialities of Database Technology   105

6  The Materialities of Internet Routing  139

7  Internets and Othernets   167

8  Prospects and Conclusions  201

References 217 

Index  239