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.