Posted by Kevin Gillan
on Nov 21, 2010 in Blog
| Comments Off on Reading Notes: Johnson’s Interface Culture
Johnson, Steven. 1997. Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way we Create and Communicate. Basic Books. [NB These are notes to self, they become pretty ungrammatical towards the end!] This interesting and erudite book starts from the position that the collision of technology and culture is nothing new, but that with the increased pace of technological change the collision has become more obvious. That is, new media have always intersected with cultural change but major innovations have lasted for millenia (cave painting), centuries (printing) or decades...