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The age of earthquakes

Shumon Basar

The age of earthquakes

a guide to the extreme present

by Shumon Basar

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miscellanea,
  • Internet,
  • Internet and environmentalism,
  • Internet users,
  • Information society

  • About the Edition

    A highly provocative, mindbending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era. 50 years after Marshall McLuhan"s ground breaking book on the influence of technology on culture in The Medium is the Massage, Basar, Coupland and Obrist extend the analysis to today, touring the world that"s redefined by the Internet, decoding and explaining what they call the "extreme present".

    Edition Notes

    StatementShumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, Hans Ulrich Obrist ; design by Wayne Daly
    ContributionsCoupland, Douglas, author, Obrist, Hans Ulrich, author, Daly, Wayne, book designer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM851 .B3789 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 pages
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27181914M
    ISBN 100399173862
    ISBN 109780399173868
    OCLC/WorldCa903187876

      A number of devastating earthquakes, including the massive Japan quake, have struck across the globe in recent years, sparking fears that our planet is in an age of megaquakes and could expect. On average about 1, earthquakes with intensities of or greater are recorded each year. Great earthquakes (magnitude or higher) occur once a year, major earthquakes (magnitude –) occur 18 times a year, strong earthquakes (magnitude –) 10 times a month, and moderate earthquakes (magnitude –) more than twice a day.

    The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present eBook. The Age of Earthquakes is a daunting poster series that aims to provoke a reaction and challenge the way in which, we think about the behaviour of modern society. The Meaning of Surah 99 Az-Zalzalah (The Earthquake) From Holy Quran Bilingual Edition In English and Spanish Al-Zalzalah (The Earthuake") is the 99th chapter (surah) of The Holy Qur'an, composed of 8 verses (ayat). Though it is usually classified as a Medinan surah, the period under which the surah was revealed is not unanimously agreed upon by .

      "The Age of Earthquakes is a kind of philosophical Anarchist Cookbook for the online era, when we are in touch with everyone at once all the time, or at least like to feel that we are It’s a book insistently engaged with the present tense. It is both a wave and a particle; content and form/5(32). An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth resulting from a sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic uakes can range in size from those that are so weak that they cannot be felt to those violent enough to propel objects (and people) into the air, and wreak destruction across entire .


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The age of earthquakes by Shumon Basar Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Age of Earthquakes - an extremely thought-provocking little book with both graphics, text and pictures to capture themes such as technology and how the internet is shaping us. As a whole, the book tries to capture the essense of this new era we are living - with information and where people can be online whoever it is they wish to be/5.

"The Age of Earthquakes is a kind of philosophical Anarchist Cookbook for the online era, when we are in touch with everyone at once all the time, or at least like to feel that we are It’s a book insistently engaged with the present tense.

It is both a wave and a particle; content and by: 1. About The Age of Earthquakes. A highly provocative, mindbending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era.

50 years after Marshall McLuhan’s ground breaking book on the influence of technology on culture in The Medium is the Massage, Basar, Coupland and Obrist extend the analysis to today, touring the world that’s.

THE AGE OF EARTHQUAKES A TOOLBOX FOR THE EXTREME PRESENT If you have a copy of The Gutenberg Galaxy to hand, you’ll have the idea, save for this book speaks to a future that may not be entirely pleasing, especially to the older set, whose minds have not been remade, courtesy of the Internet and such, into latticework things.

The future is. Buy The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present 01 by Basar, Shumon, Coupland, Douglas, Obrist, Hans Ulrich (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(20). The Age of Earthquakes, however, misses the concept of developing its ideas.

Its imagery, too, is quickly forgettable. Its imagery, too, is quickly forgettable. This is a book that says a lot without meaning anything and is lacking in any thoughtful discourse. “The Age of Earthquakes” is not about earthquakes — not the physical sort, at any rate.

Early on, the authors attempt a loose link: “The. The Age of Earthquakes by Douglas Coupland,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Age of Earthquakes is equal parts self help and art book, and, with it's quotable slogan and rich imagery from artists like K_Hole, Trevor Paglen and even Michael Stipe, it's like a very smart Tumblr, but made of woodpulp.

Guidebook, map for today and mediation on the madness of our media, it's an awesome, dizzying : Charlie Robin Jones. The Age of Earthquakes is a quick-fire paperback, harnessing the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives.

The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists. Books shelved as earthquake: One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury, In Darkness by Nick Lake, Am.

Suggested Age Range: (but I happen to think this is also a good book for older ages and even adults) Jenny Is Scared: When Sad Things Happen in the World is "a comforting, coping story for children who are aware of the threats of violence and terrorism in the world.

A highly provocative, mindbending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era. 50 years after Marshall McLuhan's ground breaking book on the influence of technology on culture in The Medium is the Massage, Basar, Coupland and Obrist extend the analysis to today, touring the world that's redefined by the Internet.

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The Age of Earthquakes is a quick-fire paperback, harnessing the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists/5().

THE AGE OF EARTHQUAKES is a quick-fire paperback, harnessing the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors offer five characteristics of the Extreme Present (see below); invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over   A new book, The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present, helps to define our relationship with the online world Shumon Author: Douglas Coupland, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

* Note: This book is for children age 2 – 6. If you have a baby or young toddler, we can’t rely on them to follow instructions. In the case of an earthquake, it’s the adults’ job to keep them safe. Pick up the child in your arms, tight against your. The Age of Earthquakes.

This book is: “A highly provocative, mind-bending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era." "50 years after Marshall McLuhan's ground breaking book on the influence of technology on culture in The Medium is the Massage. "The Age of Earthquakes is a kind of philosophical Anarchist Cookbook for the online era, when we are in touch with everyone at once all the time, or at least like to feel that we are It's a book insistently engaged with the present tense.

It is both a wave and a particle; content and form/5(32). Canary Islands – 40 earthquakes in 48 hours trigger fears of eruption Octo by Robert “This could wipe out the East Coast of the USA if the side of the island slips off into the Atlantic,” says reader.The Age of Earthquakes is a quick-fire paperback, harnessing the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives.

The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists.