By Sande Cohen
Intake has develop into a world phenomenon. This growth of intake has happened even as notions of knowledge and digitization became all-pervasive in our media tradition. As ever larger points of the realm have become noticeable as "data", details has more and more turn into the very forex of intake. intake in an Age of knowledge analyzes this new dating among details and intake. major theorists and critics map this new terrain, ranging throughout excessive thought and well known culture--from E-Bay auctions to "smart homes", from the standard intake of MP3 documents and DVDs to the rituals of media violence, from internet-surfing to the position of "speed" in modern tradition.
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