Thursday, April 15, 2010

Something wonderful from Liz Losh

I recommend Liz Losh's excellent Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press 2009).

I especially liked chapter 3 on military video games, but each chapter is a fascinating, densely worked example of the U.S. government's involvement with digital technologies.

Liz is a superb writer; she knows how to "make media." You may find yourself admiring and enjoying her prose so much you have to remember the seriousness of her themes.


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