SFB 1187 ›Medien der Kooperation‹ an der Universität Siegen

A01 - Digital Network Technologies between Specialization and Generalization

Principal Investigators:

Dr. Sebastian Gießmann

Prof. Dr. Erhard Schüttpelz


Dr. Axel Volmar

         Tatjana Seitz

Comenius Visiting Professor:

Thomas Haigh, Ph.D.


Based on historical case studies focused on media and data practices, the project reconstructs the co-operative creation of networked media since 1989. From a media-historical perspective, it aims to provide a contribution to the European and transatlantic history of the Internet and the World Wide Web. From a media-theoretical perspective, the project aims to develop and specify a concept of digitality that takes into account its cooperative emergence, its infrastructural maintenance, universalization, and its specific publics. 

We thereby focus on the constitutive role of a) interchangeability of representations and the growth of digital systems, b) cooperative production of interoperability and modularity, and c) elementary practices of reading, writing and algorithmic control. The three work packages of the project explore 1. the constitution of the World Wide Web via its situated work constitution (Gießmann, Seitz, Rommel), 2. the development of intranets using the example of German corporate networks (Taha) and 3. the emergence and spread of IP-based real-time communication via instant messaging (Volmar).

We assume that the establishment of the Internet and especially the World Wide Web as a public general-purpose infrastructure has lead to a remediation of cooperative practices of local working contexts. The project therefore therefore reconstructs the emergence and proliferation of web applications as a software- and data-oriented infrastructural history of cooperative media. We focus on the mutual production of cooperative conditions from collective, locally limited as well as translocally distributed work contexts and the corresponding situated data practices and arrangements (such as format usage, user administration, file sharing, collaborative processing of files, programming, error correction, patenting, standardization, etc.). 

We are particularly interested in the interactions between work practices and the specific requirements for cooperation they produce, and in the materializations and affordances of digital micro-practices, through which cooperative conditions are ultimately realized in the form of digitally networked applications. We analyze these dynamics before the background of a longue durée of bureaucratic and administrative processes. These form the underlying socio-technical conditions that determine the materiality of cooperative computing, networking and data processing.





Im Medienlabor der US-amerikanischen Industrieforschung.
Die gemeinsamen Wurzeln von Massenmedien und Bürokratie 1870-1950

Book-Cover Im Medienlabor der US-Amerikanischen Industrieforschung. Die gemeinsamen WUrzeln von Massenmedien und Bürokratie 1870.1950. Nadine Taha

The bureaucratic constitution of telegraphy, photography, telephone and radio can no longer be seen. As a result, the basic conditions that they had in common with other commodities and goods of industrial modernity are forgotten. Nadine Taha looks at the rise of North American industrial research between 1870 and 1950. Using case studies, she reconstructs the common roots of mass media and bureaucracy. In doing so, she makes visible the effectiveness of patents, laboratory notebooks, specifications and laboratory report systems, which are an inseparable part of the invention history of technical media.

Taha, Nadine. 2022. Die Medien der Industrieforschung. Die gemeinsamen Wurzeln von Massenmedien und Bürokratie 1870-1950. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag.


History of modern computing 

How the computer became universal.

Over the past fifty years, the computer has been transformed from a hulking scientific supertool and data processing workhorse, remote from the experiences of ordinary people, to a diverse family of devices that billions rely on to play games, shop, stream music and movies, communicate, and count their steps. In A New History of Modern Computing, Thomas Haigh and Paul Ceruzzi trace these changes. A comprehensive reimagining of Ceruzzi's A History of Modern Computing, this new volume uses each chapter to recount one such transformation, describing how a particular community of users and producers remade the computer into something new.

A new History of Modern Computing. Thomas Haigh and Paul E. Ceruzzi

Haigh and Ceruzzi ground their accounts of these computing revolutions in the longer and deeper history of computing technology. They begin with the story of the 1945 ENIAC computer, which introduced the vocabulary of “programs” and “programming,” and proceed through email, pocket calculators, personal computers, the World Wide Web, videogames, smart phones, and our current world of computers everywhere—in phones, cars, appliances, watches, and more. Finally, they consider the Tesla Model S as an object that simultaneously embodies many strands of computing.

Haigh, Tom; Ceruzzi, Paul. E. 2022. A new history of modern computing. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press (History of computing).



Connect and Divide. The Practice Turn in Media Studies.

Media is a kind of gatekeeper, connecting disparate entities and shielding them from one another at the same time. When we speak of media, we often refer to those entities themselves—to persons, organizations, artifacts, signals, and inscriptions—referencing directors, artists, newspapers, films, iPhones, paper, ink, notes, beats, color, and soundwaves. But as the middle or between, the essence of media itself seems to be distributed across the mix of entities involved, and its location and agency are hard to pin down.

Book Cover: Connect and Divide. The Practice Turne in Media Studies. Erhard Schüttpelz et al.

This new anthology takes stock of our empirical and historical understanding of the two-sided nature of media and tracks the recent turn in media studies to examining practice itself. A unique discussion of the intersection of media theory and practice theory, Connect and Divide explores how distributions of knowledge, labor, and power may be hidden in what remains untraceable about media, shedding vital light on the social implications of media theory today.

Schüttpelz, Erhard; Bergermann, Ulrike; Dommann, Monika; Stolow, Jeremy und Taha, Nadine. Hrsg. 2021. Connect and divide: The practice turn in media studies. Zürich, Switzerland: Diaphanes.  


Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time: Essays on Hardwired Temporalities.

Book cover: Media Infrastructures and the Politics of DIgital Time.

In a crucial sense, all machines are time machines. The essays in Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time develop the central concept of hardwired temporalities to consider how technical networks hardwire and rewire patterns of time. Digital media introduce new temporal patterns in their features of instant communication, synchronous collaboration, intricate time management, and continually improved speed. They construct temporal infrastructures that affect the rhythms of lived experience and shape social relations and practices of cooperation. Interdisciplinary in method and international in scope, the volume draws together insights from media and communication studies, cultural studies, and science and technology studies while staging an important encounter between two distinct approaches to the temporal patterning of media infrastructures, a North American strain emphasizing the social and cultural experiences of lived time and a European tradition, prominent especially in Germany, focusing on technological time and time-critical processes.

Volmar, Axel and Stine, Kyle. Eds. 2021. Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time: Essays on Hardwired Temporalities. NL Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.


From TIFF files to TED talks, from book sizes to blues stations—the term “format” circulates in a staggering array of contexts and applies to entirely dissimilar objects and practices. How can such a pliable notion meaningfully function as an instrument of classification in so many industries and scientific communities? Comprising a wide range of case studies on the standards, practices, and politics of formats from scholars of photography, film, radio, television, and the Internet, Format Matters charts the many ways in which formats shape and are shaped by past and present media cultures. This volume represents the first sustained collaborative effort to advance the emerging field of format studies.

Jancovic, Marek, Axel Volmar und Alexandra Schneider, Hrsg. 2019. Format Matters. Standards, Practices and Politics in Media Cultures. Lüneburg: meson press.

Materialität der Kooperation

Das Soziale ist immer schon medial und das Mediale immer schon sozial. „Materialität der Kooperation“ fragt nach materiellen Bedingungen und Medienpraktiken der Kooperation. Kooperation wird dabei als wechselseitiges Zusammenwirken verstanden, das mit oder ohne Konsens, mit oder ohne Kopräsenz der beteiligten Akteure von statten gehen kann.

Gießmann, Sebastian, Tobias Röhl und Ronja Trischler, Hrsg. 2019. Materialität der Kooperation. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Computing is Work!

We humans spend most of our waking lives working. Our work includes cultural, intellectual, managerial and emotional labour as well as physical toil. And yet, most research carried out by humanities and media scholars implicitly treats the study of work as marginal, uninteresting or as a “mere” sociological topic. Even the study of “digital practices” rarely engages with the specifics of the workplace, despite the importance of distributed micro-practices such as clickworking, filesharing and collaborative editing. Information technology continues to underpin this transformation of work today, as it has in the past. For this reason, the video contributions to the interdisciplinary conference “Computing is Work!” (Siegen, Germany, 6–8 July 2017) focus on computing as work practice, both on a local or situated and an infrastructural level.

Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung

At the intersection of Science and Technology Studies and Media Studies the volume asks for the continuing actuality and productivity of Susan Leigh Stars (1954-2010) works on boundary objects, marginality, work, infrastructures and communities of practice. For the first time the seminal works by Star are published in German and are made available in Open Access.

Star, Susan Leigh. 2017. Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung. Edited by Sebastian Gießmann und Nadine Taha. Bd. 10. Locating Media | Situierte Medien. Bielefeld: transcript.





Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2022. “Identifizieren.” In Historisches Wörterbuch des Mediengebrauchs Bd. 3, edited by Christians, Heiko; Bickenbach, Matthias and Wegmann, Nikolaus. Köln: Böhlau.
Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2022. “On Identification: Theory und History of a Media Practice.” In Materiality of Cooperation, edited by Gießmann, Sebastian; Röhl, Tobias; Trischler, Ronja and Zillinger, Martin. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2022. “Protokollieren und Formatieren: Zur Mediengeschichte des credit reports.” In Das Protokoll, edited by Burkhardt, Wolf; Plener, Peter and Weber, Niels. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler.
Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2022. “Internetgeographie.” In Handbuch Mediengeographie - Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Praxis, edited by Thielmann, Tristan and Kanderske, Max. Stuttgart: Metzler.
Gießmann, Sebastian; Röhl, Tobias and Trischler, Ronja, eds. 2022. “Materiality of Cooperation – An Introduction.” In Materiality of Cooperation, edited by Gießmann, Sebastian, Röhl, Tobias; Trischler, Ronja and Zillinger, Martin. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.


Taha, Nadine. 2022. “Medien der Industrieforschung.” Im Medienlabor der US-amerikanischen Industrieforschung. Die gemeinsamen Wurzeln von Massenmedien und Bürokratie 1870-1950. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag.


Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2021. “Sechs Schichten der Netzwerkgeschichte.” In Netzwerke - Performanz - Kultur. Transdisziplinäre Perspektiven und wechselseitige Bezüge, edited by Banisch, Sven; Beyer, Meike; Reupke, Daniel; Roth, Philip and Thibaut, Julia, 13-27. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann.
Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2021. “How to Coordinate Digital Accounting? Infrastructuring Payment and Credit with the Eurocard, 1977-1985.” In Connect and Divide. The Practice Turn in Media Studies, edited by Bergermann, Ulrike; Dommann, Monika; Schüttpelz, Erhard. and Stolow, Jeremy, 17-38. Berlin/Zürich: Diaphanes.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2021. Der Reiz des Ladenhüters. Rezension zu Urs Stäheli: Soziologie der Entnetzung. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Nr. 85.
Haigh, Thomas. 2021. “Women's Lives in Code.” Communications of the ACM 64 (9): 28-34. https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3473610.
Haigh, Thomas and Ceruzzi, Paul E. 2021. A New History of Modern Computing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Schüttpelz, Erhard, eds. 2021. “Chils Prädikation.” In Prädikation und Bedeutung, edited by Kablitz, Markschies et al. (Ed.), 127–148. De Gruyter. 10.1515/9783110715514. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110715514.
Schüttpelz, Erhard, eds. 2021. “Vom Dokumentsinn zur Dokumentarischen Methode: Ein vorläufiger Kommentar zum dritten Kapitel der ‚Studies in Ethnomethodology‘ von Harold Garfinkel.” In Doing Sociology: Beiträge zur Neuentdeckung von Harold Garfinkels ‚Studien zur Ethnomethodologie, edited by Bergmann, Jörg. and Meyer, Christian. Bielefeld: transcript.
Schüttpelz, Erhard, eds. 2021. “Vom Werkzeug zum Behälter, vom Behälter zum Medium: Die Ausweitungen des Körpers.” In Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen. Körper- und Imaginationstechniken, edited by Engelhardt, Nina and Schick, Johannes F.M., 25–72. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. 10.14361/9783839448373-002.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2021. “Introduction: Media Theory Before and After the Practice Turn.” In Schüttpelz, Bergermann et al. (Ed.) 2021 – Connect and Divide, 237–245.
Schüttpelz, Erhard and Haigh, Thomas. 2021. “Practice in the History of Computing. Interview with Thomas Haigh, by Erhard Schüttpelz.” In Bergermann, Dommann et al. (Ed.) 2021 – Connect and Divide, 307–316. http://www.diaphanes.net/titel/connect-and-divide-4688.
Schüttpelz, Erhard and Schick, Johannes F.M., eds. 2021. “Transformationen der techné. Ein Gespräch.” In Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen. Körper- und Imaginationstechniken, edited by Engelhardt, Nina and Schick, Johannes F.M. , 73–110. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. 10.14361/9783839448373-003.


Gießmann, Sebastian. 2020. “Geschichte und Theorie des digitalen Bezahlens.” CAIS Report (Fellowship April bis September 2020): 7. Bochum: CAIS (Center for Advanced Internet Studies). https://www.cais.nrw/wp-94fa4-content/uploads/CAIS_Report/Giessmann-2020-Digitales-Bezahlen-CAIS-Report-1.pdf.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2020. “Identifizieren: Theorie und Geschichte einer Medienpraktik.” In Working Paper Series (Preprint von Identifizieren. In: Historisches Wörterbuch des Mediengebrauchs, Bd. 3). https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/wp-content/uploads/WPS_17_Identifizieren_Giessmann.pdf.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2020. “Geschichte des InterNjets: Wie die Sowjetunion beinahe das Internet erfunden hätte.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. https://www.faz.net/1.6976408.
Haigh, Thomas. 2020. The Immortal Soul of an Old Machine. https://doi.org/10.1145/3436249.
Haigh, Thomas and Priestley, Mark. 2020. “Colossus in Context.” Technology & Culture 61 (3): 871-900. Johns Hopkins University Press. https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/42829.
Haigh, Thomas and Priestley, Mark. 2020. Von Neumann Thought Turing's Universal Machine Was 'Simple and Neat' But That Didn't Tell Him How to Design a Computer. https://doi.org/10.1145/3372920.
Schafer, Valérie. 2020. From Print to Digital, from Document to Data: Digitalisation at the Publications Office of the European Union. https://doi.org/10.1515/opis-2020-0015. https://www.degruyter.com/view/journals/opis/4/1/article-p203.xml.


Gießmann, S., eds. 2019. “The Internet is an Internet.” In Busted! The Truth About the 50 Most Common Internet Myths, edited by Kettemann, M. C. and Dreyer, S., 160-163. Hamburg: Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut. https://www.hans-bredow-institut.de/en/projects/busted-the-50-most-common-internet-myths.
Gießmann, S., eds. 2019. “„Ein weiteres gemeinsames Medium zur Banken-Kooperation“. Der Fall der Eurocard.” In Materialität der Kooperation, edited by Gießmann, S.; Röhl, T. and Trischler, R., 169-198. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20805-9_6.
Gießmann, S., eds. 2019. “Net Neutrality: Anatomy of a Controversy.” In Infrastructuring Publics, edited by Korn, M.; Reißmann, W.; Röhl, T. and Sittler, D., 87-111. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20725-0_5.
Gießmann, S. and Röhl, T., eds. 2019. “Materialität der Kooperation zur Einleitung.” In Materialität der Kooperation, edited by Gießmann, S.; Röhl, T. and Trischler, R., 3-32. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20805-9_1.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2019. “Coordinations, or Computing is Work!.” Media in Action 4 (1): 107-122. https://www001.zimt.uni-siegen.de/ojs/index.php/mia/article/view/52.
Gießmann, Sebastian; Röhl, Tobias and Trischler, Ronja, eds. 2019. “Materialität der Kooperation.” Materialität der Kooperation, edited by Gießmann, Sebastian; Röhl, Tobias and Trischler, Ronja. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. //www.springer.com/de/book/9783658208042.
Haigh, T., eds. 2019. “Introducing the Early Digital.” In Exploring the Early Digital, edited by Haigh, T., 1-18. Cham: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02152-8_1.
Haigh, Thomas, eds. 2019. Exploring the Early Digital. Wiesbaden: Springer. https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783030021511.
Haigh, Thomas. 2019. OK Google, What’s a Moonshot? How Silicon Valley Mocks Apollo. Commun. ACM (Communications of the ACM).
Haigh, Thomas; Haigh, Maria; Matychak, Tetiana; Chancellor, Renate and Lee, Shari. 2019. Information Literacy vs. Fake News: The Case of Ukraine.
Haigh, Thomas and Priestley, Mark, eds. 2019. “The Media of Programming.” In Exploring the Early Digital, edited by Haigh, Thomas. Wiesbaden: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02152-8_8.
Marek, Jancovic; Volmar, Axel and Schneider, Alexandra, eds. 2019. “Format Matters. Standards, Practices, and Politics in Media Cultures.” Format Matters. Standards, Practices and Politics in Media Cultures., edited by Marek, Jancovic; Volmar, Axel and Schneider, Alexandra. Lüneburg: meson press. https://meson.press/books/format-matters.
Taha, Nadine. 2019. “The Current Relationship (After a Longer Non-Relationship) of Media Theory and Practice Theory.” In Schüttpelz, Bergermann et al. (Ed.) 2019 – Connect and Divide. https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo28409402.html.
Volmar, A., eds. 2019. “Toward a Theoretical Framework for Format Studies.” In Format Matters. Standards, Practices and Politics in Media Cultures, edited by Jancovic, M.; Volmar, A. and Schneider, A. Lüneburg: meson press. https://meson.press/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/978-3-95796-156-3-Format-Matters.pdf.
Volmar, A., eds. 2019. “Productive Sounds: Touch-Tone Dialing, the Rise of the Call Center Industry and the Politics of Virtual Voice Assistants.” In The Democratization of Artificial Intelligence. Net Politics in the Era of Learning Algorithms, edited by Sudmann, A., 55-75. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/13549.
Volmar, A.; Jancovic, M. and Schneider, A., eds. 2019. “Format Matters. An Introduction to Format Studies.” In Format Matters. Standards, Practices and Politics in Media Cultures, edited by Jancovic, M.; Volmar, A. and Schneider, A., 7-22. Lüneburg: meson press. https://meson.press/books/format-matters.


Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Im Dschungel der Auftragsforschung. Yasha Levine folgt dem Leitfaden militärischer Ziele in der Geschichte des Internets.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (220): 12. https://www.faz.net/suche/?query=Im+Dschungel+der+Auftragsforschung.&type=content&ct=article&ct=blog&ct=gallery&ct=video&ct=audio&ct=infografik&ct=storytelling&author=&from=&to=.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Vernetzen.” In Historisches Wörterbuch des Mediengebrauchs 2, 490-508. Köln; Weimar; Wien: Böhlau.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Für eine Medienpraxistheorie der Delegation.” Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften (2): 133-148. https://transcript.degruyter.com/view/journals/zfk/12/2/article-p133.xml.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Elemente einer Praxistheorie der Medien.” Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 19: 95-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/1228.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Money, Credit, and Digital Payment 1971/2014: From the Credit Card to Apple Pay.” Administration & Society 50 (9): 1259-1279. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095399718794169.
Haigh, Thomas. 2018. “Finding a Story for the History of Computing.” Working Paper Series Media of Cooperation 3: 1-12. https://www001.zimt.uni-siegen.de/ojs/index.php/wps1187/article/view/20/21.
Haigh, Thomas. 2018. “Thomas Harold "Tommy" Flowers: Creator of Colossus.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 40 (1): 72-82. https://doi.org/10.1109/mahc.2018.012171270.
Haigh, Thomas. 2018. “Defining American Greatness: IBM from Watson to Trump.” Communications of the ACM 61 (1): 32-37. https://doi.org/10.1145/3163909. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3163909.
Haigh, Thomas; Haigh, Maria and Kozak, Nadine. 2018. “Le Conflit Ukrainien et la Traque aux Fausses Nouvelles.” In Le Fausses Novelles. https://www.pulaval.com/produit/les-fausses-nouvelles-nouveaux-visages-nouveaux-defis-comment-determiner-la-valeur-de-l-information-dans-les-societes-democratiques.
Haigh, Thomas; Haigh, Maria and Kozak, Nadine. 2018. “Stopping Fake News: The Work Practices of Peer-to-Peer Counter Propaganda.” Journalism Studies 19 (14): 2062-2087. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2017.1316681.
Haigh, Thomas and Paju, Petri. 2018. “IBM's Tiny Peripheral: Finland and the Tensions of Transnationality.” Business History Review 92 (1): 3-28. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007680518000028.
Haigh, Thomas and Priestley, Mark. 2018. “Colossus and Programmability.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 40 (4): 5-27. https://doi.org/10.1109/MAHC.2018.2877912. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8509146.
Haigh, Thomas and Priestley, Mark. 2018. Colossus and the Origins of Programmability. https://doi.org/10.1109/MAHC.2018.2877912. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8509146.
Sauvageau, Florian; Thibault, Simon and Trudel, Pierre. 2018. Le Fausses Novelles, Nouveaux Siages, Nouveaux Défis. Comment déterminer la valeur de l’information dans les sociétés démocratiques ?. Laval, Quebec: Les Presses de l’Université Laval.
Sittler, David. 2018. Straßenverkehr und soziale Sichtbarkeit. Das Massenmedium Straße in Chicago 1900-1930. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag. https://www.hsozkult.de/publicationreview/id/reb-27786.
Sittler, David and Ostermeyer, Serjoscha, eds. 2018. “Urban Rioting als politische Medienpraktik. Riots als sozialtopographische Ausdrucksform moralischer Ökonomie Marginalisierter.” In Stadt als Grenzobjekt (erscheint 2018), edited by Ostermeyer, Serjoscha and Geschke, Sandra Maria.
Taha, Nadine, eds. 2018. “Die Wolkenphotographie in der Wettermanipulation. Zu Räumen militärisch-industrieller Unsicherheit.” In Medien - Krieg - Raum, edited by Nowak, Lars, 327-356. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag. https://doi.org/10.30965/9783846758724_012.
Volmar, A., eds. 2018. “Experiencing High Fidelity. Sound Reproduction and the Politics of Music Listening in the Twentieth Century.” In The Oxford Handbook of Music Listening in the 19th and 20th Centuries, edited by Thorau, C. and Ziemer, H. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190466961.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780190466961-e-19.
Volmar, A.; Schwesinger, S. and Gerloff, F., eds. 2018. “Medienwissenschaft.” In Handbuch Sound, edited by Morat, D. and Ziemer, H., 126-133. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-476-05421-0_23.
Volmar, Axel and Schrey, Dominik, eds. 2018. “Compact Disc.” In Handbuch Sound, edited by Morat, Daniel and Ziemer, Hansjakob, 324-328. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-476-05421-0_59.
Volmar, Axel and Supper, Alexandra. 2018. “Sonifikation.” In Morat, Ziemer (Ed.) 2018 – Handbuch Sound, 75–79. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-476-05421-0?page=1#toc Table of contents.


Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2017. “Media Revolutions and Other Revolutions.” Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 17 (2): 147-161. https://zfmedienwissenschaft.de/node/1076..
Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2017. “Ein amerikanischer Standard. Kreditkarten als soziale Medien.” Archiv für Mediengeschichte. Medien der Finanz, edited by Bahlke, Friedrich; Siegert, Bernhard and Vogl, Joseph Band 17: 143-156. https://doi.org/10.30965/9783846763308.
Gießmann, Sebastian, eds. 2017. “Von der Verteilten Künstlichen Intelligenz zur Diagrammatik der Grenzobjekte.” In Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung, edited by Nadine Taha and Sebastian Gießmann, 151-167. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839431269-006.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2017. “Klassifizieren und Improvisieren. Ein Kommentar zu Geoffrey Bowker und Susan Leigh Star.” ilinx, Berliner Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft. Workarounds: Praktiken des Umwegs 4: 205-211. https://edoc.hu-berlin.de/handle/18452/19376.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2017. “Drawing the Social: Jacob Levy Moreno, Sociometry and the Rise of Network Diagrammatics.” Working Paper Series Media of Cooperation 2. https://doi.org/10.25969/mediarep%2F3794. https://www001.zimt.uni-siegen.de/ojs/index.php/wps1187/article/view/16/19.
Gießmann, Sebastian and Taha, Nadine, eds. 2017. “»Study the unstudied«. Zur medienwissenschaftlichen Aktualität von Susan Leigh Stars Denken.” In Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung, edited by Sebastian Gießmann and Nadine Taha, 13-77. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839431269-002.
Gießmann, Sebastian; Taha, Nadine and Taha, Nadine, eds. 2017. Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839431269-fm.
Haigh, Thomas. 2017. Colossal Genius: Tutte, Flowers, and a Bad Imitation of Turing. Commun. ACM (Communications of the ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3018994. https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3028256.3018994.
Haigh, Thomas. 2017. “Tim Berners-Lee - ACM Turing Award Winner.” In ACM Turing Award. https://amturing.acm.org/award_winners/berners-lee_8087960.cfm.
Haigh, Thomas. 2017. “The History of UNIX in the History of Software.” Cahiers D’Histoire Du CNAM 7-8: 77-90.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2017. “Infrastructural Media and Public Media.” Media in Action 1 (1): 13-61. https://www001.zimt.uni-siegen.de/ojs/index.php/mia/article/view/12/16.
Schüttpelz, Erhard, eds. 2017. “Die Struktur der Grenzobjekte.” In Susan Leigh Star: Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung, edited by Nadine Taha and Sebastian Gießmann, 229-239. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839431269-009.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2017. “Medienrevolutionen und andere Revolutionen.” Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 17 (2/17): 147-161. https://mediarep.org/handle/doc/2650.
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