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Marc Schuilenburg Alex de Jong
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Mediapolis: Popular Culture And The City

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In Mediapolis the authors sound out an urban environment pulsing to the rhythm of the popular media, exploring the interaction between the real and the virtual world, high and pop culture. This timely exploration introduces a pop philosophy whose concepts include the urban container, sonic communities and nodal urbanity and where technological, political, economic and ...more
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Sabot
Sep 03, 2015 Sabot rated it liked it
I quite liked this book. It reads like a philosophical essay, focussing on the concepts of 'city' and 'virtual space' and how they shape each other. I would have preferred a few more concrete examples on the actual intercourse between virtual and non-virtual spaces, but overall I enjoyed reading it. It's definitely more digestible than say a slavoj zizek book, but will probably only be of interest to people who like pop-philosophy.
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