The Resource Junkware, Thierry Bardini

Junkware, Thierry Bardini

Label
Junkware
Title
Junkware
Statement of responsibility
Thierry Bardini
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Are we made of junk? Thierry Bardini believes we are. Examining an array of cybernetic structures from genetic codes to communication networks, he explores the idea that most of culture and nature, including humans, is composed primarily of useless, but always potentially recyclable, material otherwise known as "junk." Bardini unravels the presence of junk at the interface between science fictions and fictions of science, showing that molecular biology and popular culture since the early 1960s belong to the same culture-cyberculture-which is essentially a culture of junk. He draws on
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
128
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD450
LC item number
.B37 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Posthumanities
Series volume
13
Label
Junkware, Thierry Bardini
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CODA: Lambdas All Over the Place; INTRODUCTION, or a Set of Promoters: Robbe-Grillet Cleansing Every Object in Sight, and Vik Muniz Piling Them Up; Part I: 3' Biomolecular Junk; Part II: 5' Molar Junk: Hyperviral Culture; DE-CODA; GLOSSARY; NOTES; INDEX
Control code
ocn707091255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 280 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816674886
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/cttbs1n1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25169774
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707091255
  • pebcs0816674884

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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