The Resource Abstracting craft : the practiced digital hand, Malcolm McCullough

Abstracting craft : the practiced digital hand, Malcolm McCullough

Label
Abstracting craft : the practiced digital hand
Title
Abstracting craft
Title remainder
the practiced digital hand
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm McCullough
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The love of making things need not be confined to the physical world - electronic form giving can also be a rewarding hands-on experience. In this investigation of the possibility of craft in the digital realm, Malcolm McCullough observes that the emergence of computation as a medium, rather than just a set of tools, suggests a growing correspondence between digital work and traditional craft
  • Chapter by chapter, McCullough builds a case for upholding humane traits and values during the formative stages of new practices in digital media. He covers the nature of hand-eye coordination, the working context of the image culture, aspects of tool usage and medium appreciation, uses and limitations of symbolic methods, issues in human-computer interaction, geometric constructions and abstract methods in design, the necessity of improvisation, and the personal worth of work. For those new to computing, McCullough offers an inside view of what the technology is like, what the important technical issues are, and how creative computing fits within a larger intellectual history
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCullough, Malcolm
Dewey number
004/.01/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.C65
LC item number
M393 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Digital computer simulation
  • Virtual reality
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • Digital computer simulation
  • Virtual reality
Label
Abstracting craft : the practiced digital hand, Malcolm McCullough
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=1460
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-297) and index
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
Human Context. Hands. Eyes. Tools -- II. Technological Context. Symbols. Interfaces. Constructions -- III. Personal Context. Medium. Play. Practice
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 309 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585020280
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42328769
  • (OCoLC)ocm42328769
Label
Abstracting craft : the practiced digital hand, Malcolm McCullough
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=1460
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-297) and index
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
Human Context. Hands. Eyes. Tools -- II. Technological Context. Symbols. Interfaces. Constructions -- III. Personal Context. Medium. Play. Practice
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 309 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585020280
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42328769
  • (OCoLC)ocm42328769

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