Poster discusses the addictive properties of television and arcade video games, as well as the surveillance possibilities which the new communication technologies offer the state. His wide-ranging analysis incorporates the new language-based theories of mathematics, philosophy and literature in Wiener, Derrida and Barthes, among others.
This work is a major new contribution to the debate surrounding the future of electronically mediated-experiences.
1. The Concept of Postindustrial Society.
2. Baudrillard and TV Ads.
3. Foucault and Data Bases.
4. Derrida and Electronic Writing.
5. Lyotard and Computer Science.