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2018-09-06

In Data Time and Tide

A Surprising Philosophical Guide to Our Programmable Future


Pages: 156

Trade Paper: ISBN 9788885486621; $29,95

Epub: ISBN 9788885486638; $19,95

Mobypocket: ISBN 9788885486645; $19,95

Author: Cosimo Accoto

 

Table of Contents

 

Foreword

Hello, New World
Philosophy still matters
Code, data and algos cultures
Notes

The Code: Software is Eating the Planet
Software is now in command
Technological unconscious
Code meets philosophy
Hidden and sudden
A programmable world
Notes

The Sensor: Senses, Sensorium and New Sense
The empire of sensors
Beyond measurements
Socrates wears the fitbit
Movements and logistics
Environmental sensing
Notes

The Algorithm: Exploring/Exploiting Alien Intelligences
Kasparov returns to move
Inhuman, too inhuman
Ontologies as algorhythmies
A squared automation
Are humans still driving?
Notes

The Datum: Ex-perience Beyond the Experience
It’s the end of experience
New digital temporalities
The birth of code/space
Elemental, my dear Watson!
Data as ultimate interface
Notes

The Platform: Emerging Accidental Megastructures
Living in a stacked world
Earth to cloud and back
Platforms: hybrid species
Network, stack and chain
Vulnerability beyond risk
Notes

Conclusion: Toward a Proto-Data Age
Seven surprising A’s
Led by future (not past)

Afterword

References

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