First Looks: CATaC '98

Ess, Charles (1998) First Looks: CATaC '98. In: Proceedings Cultural Attitudes Towards Communication and Technology ’98. University of Sydney, Australia, pp. 2-17.

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Abstract

The First International Conference on Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication (CATaC’98), and its affiliated publications, seek to bring together current insights from philosophy, communication theory, and cultural sciences in an interdisciplinary dialogue. The synthesis of disparate scholarly ideas will shed greater light on just how culture impacts on the use and appropriation of new communications technologies. Beyond the individual contributions themselves, some of our most significant insights will emerge as we listen and discuss carefully with one another during the conference itself. As a way of preparing for that discussion, I offer the following overview of the CATaC papers and abstracts, along with a summary of the insights and questions they suggest.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Cultural Attitudes Towards Communication and Technology, Proceedings > CATaC Conference 1998
Depositing User: Sissi Kemp
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2012 16:28
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2013 20:53
URI: http://sammelpunkt.philo.at/id/eprint/2104

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