The Resource The Freudian robot : digital media and the future of the unconscious, Lydia H. Liu

The Freudian robot : digital media and the future of the unconscious, Lydia H. Liu

Label
The Freudian robot : digital media and the future of the unconscious
Title
The Freudian robot
Title remainder
digital media and the future of the unconscious
Statement of responsibility
Lydia H. Liu
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Lydia He
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q325
LC item number
.L58 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conscious automata
  • Cybernetics
  • Robotics
  • Robotics
Label
The Freudian robot : digital media and the future of the unconscious, Lydia H. Liu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the psychic life of digital media -- Where is the writing of digital media? -- Why civilization matters -- Postmodernity and new media -- Conceptual lacunae -- Fundamental challenge to literary theory -- The techne of the unconscious -- The invention of printed English -- How the English alphabet gained a new letter -- What is printed English? -- The genetic code and grammatology -- The ideographic turn of the phonetic alphabet -- The number game in the empires of the mind -- Sense and nonsense in the psychic machine -- Finnegans wake: a hypermnesiac machine? -- Ispace: Joyce's paper wounds -- Schizoprenic writing at Bell Labs -- The cybernetics group -- The psychic machine -- The cybernetic unconscious -- French theory or American theory? -- Lacan reading Poe: "the seminar on "The purloined letter"" -- Les jeux: game and play on the symbolic chain -- The cybernetic unconscious -- Return to sender -- The Freudian robot -- The uncanny in the automaton -- The psychic life of media -- What is the medium of das Unheimliche? -- The uncanny valley -- The neurotic machine -- Minsky and the cognitive unconscious -- The future of the unconscious -- The missed rendezvous between critical theory and cybernetics -- The ideology machine -- Our game with the little "letters."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 302 p.
Isbn
9780226486826
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100313 64
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)587209547
  • (OCoLC)587209547
Label
The Freudian robot : digital media and the future of the unconscious, Lydia H. Liu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the psychic life of digital media -- Where is the writing of digital media? -- Why civilization matters -- Postmodernity and new media -- Conceptual lacunae -- Fundamental challenge to literary theory -- The techne of the unconscious -- The invention of printed English -- How the English alphabet gained a new letter -- What is printed English? -- The genetic code and grammatology -- The ideographic turn of the phonetic alphabet -- The number game in the empires of the mind -- Sense and nonsense in the psychic machine -- Finnegans wake: a hypermnesiac machine? -- Ispace: Joyce's paper wounds -- Schizoprenic writing at Bell Labs -- The cybernetics group -- The psychic machine -- The cybernetic unconscious -- French theory or American theory? -- Lacan reading Poe: "the seminar on "The purloined letter"" -- Les jeux: game and play on the symbolic chain -- The cybernetic unconscious -- Return to sender -- The Freudian robot -- The uncanny in the automaton -- The psychic life of media -- What is the medium of das Unheimliche? -- The uncanny valley -- The neurotic machine -- Minsky and the cognitive unconscious -- The future of the unconscious -- The missed rendezvous between critical theory and cybernetics -- The ideology machine -- Our game with the little "letters."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 302 p.
Isbn
9780226486826
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100313 64
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)587209547
  • (OCoLC)587209547

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