Mobile Interface Theory is now available in a range of formats, including paperback, the Kindle ebook version, and the EPUB and PDF ebook versions. Here are some links for those of you who are interesting in purchasing my book: Paperback Version: Available on sites like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, The Book Depository, Buy.com, Abe Books, and Fishpond (among others). Kindle...Read More
Mobile Interface Theory: Embodied Space and Locative Media, by Jason Farman ORDER THE BOOK HERE! Table of Contents: Introduction: The Pathways of Locative Media Chapter 1: Embodiment and the Mobile Interface Chapter 2: Mapping and Representations of Space Chapter 3: Locative Interfaces and Social Media Chapter 4: The Ethics of Immersion in Locative Games Chapter 5: Performances of Asynchronous Time Chapter 6:...Read More
Introduction: The Pathways of Locative Media The term “mobile” has been applied to technologies as early as papyrus, when the written word became transportable across a broad geographic space. Today we typically tend to attribute the word to digital devices such as “mobile” phones, GPS units, tablet computers, and gaming systems. Thus, the notion that mobile technologies are new is indeed shortsighted....Read More
Ch. 2 Mapping and Representations of Space How we represent space has everything to do with how we embody that space. Our concepts of culture, identity, and agency all spring from our understanding of bodies’ relationships to the spaces they exist in and move through. Such understandings are conceived out of the various ways space is represented and visualized. The previous chapter focused specifically on my...Read More
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