SFB 1187 ›Medien der Kooperation‹ an der Universität Siegen

A01 - Digital Network Technologies between Specialization and Generalization

SFB 1187-Projekt-A01-2024

 

The project pursues a historical praxeology of digitally networked media that foregrounds specific technoeconomic trajectories since 1989. We situate co-operative data practices, business models and infrastructures of capturing, monitoring and environing within advertising and sensor networks.

 


 

Executive summary

In its third term, the media-historical subproject reconstructs the development of new web and internet technologies since 1989. On the one hand, its case studies are devoted to the computerization of physical environments through specialized wireless technologies, in particular Bluetooth. On the other, they trace the universalization of individualized web-based advertising in the transition from “Web” to “Web 2.0.” Both subject areas – advertising and sensor networks – are conceived in terms of the practices, business models, and infrastructures of capturing, monitoring, and environing that are generated within them. To this end, the project follows up on the work of computer scientist Philip E. Agre in media theory and data criticism, while at the same time shedding new light on his hitherto undervalued work. By turning to Agre’s work, the project’s final term pursues a political economy of digitally networked media that explains the reciprocal fabrication of data-intensive media between practices of capturing, monitoring, and environing. The historiographical work of this project focuses on the universalizations by which the perpetual capturing of personal data has become the normalized basis of Internet-based economies.

In methodological terms, the project is situated between historical praxeology, science and technology studies (STS), and the history of computing and networking. It develops new digital historiographic methods that deal with materials of a “born-digital cultural heritage” that shed a critical light on case studies on both advertising networks and sensor networks. In its third term, the project aims to synthesize the historical intersection of economy and digitally networked media. At the same time, it historically contextualizes the way digital cultures deal with everyday forms of surveillance that, in an interplay between monitoring and capturing, make a lasting mark on socio-technical media environments in the 21st century.

 

  • How has web monitoring become the basis of pervasive techno-economic capturing?
  • How are media environments constituted on the basis of data practices and sensing?
  • How did digital “surveillance capitalism” historically link online and offline capturing (since 1989)?

 

Presentation of the 1st Generation-Chip in 1999
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Presentation of the 1st Generation-Chip in 1999
(© archive.org/details/BestofCO1999)

Bluetooth Academy: Boosting Product Development - Status and Future
(© Bluetooth Academy by Ericsson and Sigma)
Bluetooth Academy: Boosting Product Development - Status and Future
(© Bluetooth Academy by Ericsson and Sigma)

Historical Praxeology following the practice turn approach in media studies

  • Distant and close-reading of born-digital heritage and digital native material
  • Semi-structured interviews
  • Inventive historiographic practices and methodologies

 

The Million Dollar Homepage in 2005 (© milliondollarhomepage.com)
The Million Dollar Homepage in 2005
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Metaspy by Metacrawler in 2000 © metaspy.com/.ild
Metaspy by Metacrawler in 2000
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Environing: Bluetooth Practices

  • Analyses the universalization of specific digital networking technologies and objects at the intersection of location- and situation-based media environments.

Monitoring: Advertising Networks and the Web

  • Reconstructs how continuous capturing and monitoring have become the standard business model of the public internet.

Capturing: Rethinking (with) Philip E. Agre

  • Investigates the media theoretical grounding of environing, monitoring and capturing, and the unfolding of a political economy under digital corporate conditions.

Infrastructural Inversion in Media History

  • Lays out how digital network technologies become universalized as media environments, and
  • which economic, organizational, and technological trajectories underpin the data economies of capitalism.

Workshopankündigung: Agre after Techno-Utopianism 2025
Workshopankündigung: Agre after Techno-Utopianism 2025

 

➔ Find the project archive 2020–2023 here

 

Publications

Current

ZfM 29 „Test“

This issue of the Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft asks how media and tests constitute each other. Particular attention is paid to the politics of testing. We propose to understand tests as open situations in which socio-technical evaluations are made and decisions are taken using partly established standards and partly standards that only become established during testing. For a media cultural studies concept of the test, the following applies: in the micro-decisions of distributed and distributive testing, the social itself is put to the test. The articles collected in this issue make this clear: No test without media - no medium without a test.

Gießmann, Sebastian; Gerlitz, Carolin (Eds.). 2023. “Test: Einleitung in den Schwerpunkt”. In: Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft. Jg. 15, Heft 29 (2/2023): 10–19. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/20051.

 

Forthcoming

Gießmann, Sebastian. 2024. The Connectivity of Things: Network Cultures Since 1832. Cambridge, MA; London: MIT Press.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2024. “Internetgeographie”. In Mediengeographie: Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Praxis, edited by Tristan Thielmann and Max Kanderske. Baden-Baden: Nomos. ISBN: 978-3-8487-1353-0.

2023

Gießmann, Sebastian. 2023. “Protokollieren und Formatieren. Zur Mediengeschichte des credit reports”. In Das Protokoll, edited by Peter Plener, Niels Werber, and Burkhardt Wolf. Berlin: Metzler.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2023. “On Identification: Theory und History of a Media Practice”. In Materiality of Cooperation, edited by Sebastian Gießmann, Tobias Röhl, Ronja Trischler, and Martin Zillinger. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
Gießmann, Sebastian, Ronja Trischler, and Martin Zillinger, eds. 2023. Materiality of Cooperation. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://link.springer.com/book/9783658394677.
Gießmann, Sebastian, and Carolin Gerlitz. 2023. “ Einleitung in den Schwerpunkt”. Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 15 (29): 10–19. https://doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/20051.
Gießmann, Sebastian, Tobias Röhl, and Ronja Trischler. 2023. “Materiality of Cooperation – An Introduction”. In Materiality of Cooperation, edited by Sebastian Gießmann, Ronja Trischler, and Martin Zillinger. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
Haigh, Thomas, and Sebastian Gießmann. 2023. “What’s Digital about Digits? / Digital Communication? / Digital Media?”. Working Paper Series Media of Cooperation 30-32.
Volmar, Axel, Charline Kindervater, Sebastian Randerath, and Aikaterini Mniestri. 2023. “Mainstreaming Zoom: Covid-19, Social Distancing, and the Rise of Video-Mediated Remote Cooperation”. In Varieties of Cooperation: Mutually Making the Conditions of Mutual Making, edited by Clemens Eisenmann, Kathrin Englert, Cornelius Schubert, and Ehler Voss, 99-133. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-39037-2..
Volmar, Axel, Olga Moskatova, and Jan Distelmeyer. 2023. Videoconferencing: Infrastructures, Practices, Aesthetics. Bielefeld: transcript.

2022

Gießmann, Sebastian. 2022. “Identifizieren”. In Historisches Wörterbuch des Mediengebrauchs Bd. 3, edited by Heiko Christians, Matthias Bickenbach, Nikolaus Wegmann, Judith Pietreck, and Sina Drews, 134-36. Köln: Böhlau.
Hind, Sam, and Tatjana Seitz. 2022. “Cynical technical practice: From AI to APIs”. Convergence, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1177/13548565221133248.
Taha, Nadine. 2022. Im Medienlabor der US-amerikanischen Industrieforschung: Die gemeinsamen Wurzeln von Massenmedien und Bürokratie 1870-1950. Locating Media/Situierte Medien, Band 15. Bielefeld: transcript. ISBN: 978-3-8376-3533-1.
van der Vlist, Fernando N., Anne Helmond, Marcus Burkhardt, and Tatjana Seitz. 2022. “API Governance: The Case of Facebook’s Evolution”. Social Media + Society 8 (2): 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1177/20563051221086228.

2021

Balbi, Gabriele, Nelson Ribeiro, Valérie Schafer, and Christian Schwarzenegger, eds. 2021. Digital Roots: Historicizing Media and Communication Concepts of the Digital Age. Berlin; Boston, MA: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110740202.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2021. “Sechs Schichten der Netzwerkgeschichte”. In Netzwerke - Performanz - Kultur: Transdisziplinäre Perspektiven und wechselseitige Bezüge, edited by Sven Banisch, Meike Beyer, Daniel Reupke, Philip Roth, and Julia Thibaut, 13-27. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. ISBN: 978-3-8260-7253-6.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2021. “How to Coordinate Digital Accounting? Infrastructuring Payment and Credit with the Eurocard”. In Connect and Divide: The Practice Turn in Media Studies, edited by Erhard Schüttpelz, Ulrike Bergermann, Monika Dommann, Jeremy Stolow, and Nadine Taha, 17-38. Berlin; Zürich: Diaphanes.
Haigh, Thomas. 2021. “Women’s Lives in Code”. Communications of the ACM 64 (9): 28-34. https://doi.org/10.1145/3473610.
Haigh, Thomas, and Paul E. Ceruzzi. 2021. A New History of Modern Computing. History of Computing 3. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0-262-54290-6.
Hind, Sam, and Tatjana Seitz. 2021. “Agre’s Interactionism”. Working Paper Series Media of Cooperation 18: 22-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.25819/ubsi/9948.
Schafer, Valérie, and Jane Winters. 2021. “The Values of Web Archives”. International Journal of Digital Humanities 2 (1-3): 129-44. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42803-021-00037-0.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2021. “Chils Prädikation”. In Prädikation und Bedeutung, edited by Andreas Kablitz, Christoph Markschies, and Peter Strohschneider, 127-48. Text und Textlichkeit 1. Berlin: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110715514.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2021. “Vom Werkzeug zum Behälter, vom Behälter zum Medium: Die Ausweitungen des Körpers”. In Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen: Körper- und Imaginationstechniken, edited by Nina Engelhardt and Johannes F.M. Schick, 1. Aufl., 25-. Locating Media/Situierte Medien 23. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839448373-002.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2021. “Introduction: Media Theory Before and After the Practice Turn”. In Connect and Divide, edited by Erhard Schüttpelz, Ulrike Bergermann, Monika Dommann, and Nadine Taha, 237–245. Zürich: Diaphanes.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2021. “Vom Dokumentsinn zur Dokumentarischen Methode: Kapitel Drei der »Studies in Ethnomethodology« von Harold Garfinkel”. In Ethnomethodologie reloaded, edited by Jörg. Bergmann and Christian Meyer, 81-98. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783839454381-005.
Schüttpelz, Erhard, and Thomas Haigh. 2021. “Practice in the History of Computing. Interview with Thomas Haigh, by Erhard Schüttpelz”. In Connect and Divide: The Practice Turn in Media Studies, Schüttpelz, Erhard; Bergermann, Ulrike; Dommann, Monika; Stolow, Jeremy; Taha, Nadine, 307–316. Berlin; Zürich: Diaphanes. http://www.diaphanes.net/titel/connect-and-divide-4688.
Schüttpelz, Erhard, and Johannes F.M. Schick. 2021. “Transformationen der techne. Ein Gespräch”. In Erfinden, Schöpfen, Machen. Körper- und Imaginationstechniken, edited by Nina Engelhardt and Johannes F.M. Schick, 1. Aufl., 73-. Locating Media/Situierte Medien 23 . Bielefeld: transcript Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783839448373.

2020

Burkhardt, Marcus, Anne Helmond, Tatjana Seitz, and Fernando N. van der Vlist. 2020. “The Evolution of Facebook’s Graph API”. AoIR2020 Selected Papers of Internet Research (SPIR). 21st 2020 Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers. https://doi.org/10.5210/spir.v2020i0.11185.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2020. “Geschichte und Theorie des digitalen Bezahlens”. CAIS Report (Fellowship April bis September 2020): 7. 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”. Working Paper Series Media of Cooperation (Preprint von Identifizieren. In: Historisches Wörterbuch des Mediengebrauchs, Bd. 3) 17. http://dx.doi.org/10.25819/ubsi/4437.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2020. “Geschichte des InterNjets: Wie die Sowjetunion beinahe das Internet erfunden hätte”. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 2020. https://www.faz.net/1.6976408.
Haigh, Thomas. 2020. “The Immortal Soul of an Old Machine” 64 (1): 32–37. https://doi.org/10.1145/3436249.
Haigh, Thomas, and Mark Priestley. 2020. “Von Neumann Thought Turing’s Universal Machine Was ’Simple and Neat’ But That Didn’t Tell Him How to Design a Computer” 63 (1): 26–32. https://doi.org/10.1145/3372920.
Haigh, Thomas, and Mark Priestley. 2020. “Contextualizing Colossus: Codebreaking Technology and Institutional Capabilities”. Technology & Culture 61 (3): 871-900. https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/42829.
Schafer, Valérie. 2020. “From Print to Digital, from Document to Data: Digitalisation at the Publications Office of the European Union”. Open Information Science 4 (1): 203–216. https://doi.org/10.1515/opis-2020-0015.
Volmar, Axel. 2020. “Das Format als medienindustriell motivierte Form: Überlegungen zu einem medienkulturwissenschaftlichen Formatbegriff”. Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 12 (22): 19-30. https://doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/13641.

2019

Alberts, Gerard, and Erhard Schüttpelz. 2019. “Preface”. In Exploring the Early Digital, edited by Thomas Haigh, v-viii. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02152-8.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2019. “Coordinations, or Computing is Work!”. Media in Action 4 (1): 107-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.25819/ubsi/8344.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2019. “The Internet is an Internet”. In Busted! The Truth About the 50 Most Common Internet Myths, edited by M. C. Kettemann and S. Dreyer, 160-63. 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, Sebastian. 2019. “‚Ein weiteres gemeinsames Medium zur Banken-Kooperation‘. Der Fall der Eurocard”. In Materialität der Kooperation, edited by Sebastian Gießmann, Tobias Röhl, and Ronja Trischler, 169-98. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20805-9_6.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2019. “Net Neutrality: Anatomy of a Controversy”. In Infrastructuring Publics, edited by Matthias Korn, Wolfgang Reißmann, Tobias Röhl, and David Sittler, 87-111. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20725-0_5.
Gießmann, Sebastian, and Tobias Röhl. 2019. “Materialität der Kooperation zur Einleitung”. In Materialität der Kooperation, edited by Sebastian Gießmann, Tobias Röhl, and Ronja Trischler, 3-32. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20805-9_1.
Gießmann, Sebastian, Tobias Röhl, and Ronja Trischler, eds. 2019. Materialität der Kooperation. Medien der Kooperation. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20805-9.
Haigh, Thomas. 2019. “Hey Google, What’s a Moonshot”. Communications of the ACM 62 (1): 24-30. https://doi.org/10.1145/3292519.
Haigh, Thomas. 2019. Exploring the Early Digital. Edited by Thomas Haigh. History of Computing. Cham: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02152-8.
Haigh, Thomas. 2019. “OK Google, What’s a Moonshot? How Silicon Valley Mocks Apollo” 62 (2).
Haigh, Thomas. 2019. “Introducing the Early Digital”. In Exploring the Early Digital, edited by Thomas Haigh, 1-18. Cham: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02152-8_1.
Haigh, Thomas. 2019. Exploring the Early Digital. Edited by Thomas Haigh. History of Computing | Media of Cooperation. Wiesbaden: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-030-02152-8. https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783030021511.
Haigh, Thomas, Maria Haigh, Tetiana Matychak, Renate Chancellor, and Shari Lee. 2019. “Information Literacy vs. Fake News: The Case of Ukraine”. Open Information Science 3 (1): 154–165. https://doi.org/10.1515/opis-2019-0011.
Haigh, Thomas, and Mark Priestley. 2019. “The Media of Programming”. In Exploring the Early Digital, edited by Thomas Haigh, 135–158. Cham: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02152-8_8.
Marek, Jancovic, Axel Volmar, and Alexandra Schneider, eds. 2019. Format Matters. Standards, Practices, and Politics in Media Cultures. 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 Connect and Divide: The Practice Turn in Media Studies, edited by Ulrike Bergermann, Monika Dommann, Erhard Schüttpelz, Jeremy Stolow, and Nadine Taha. https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo28409402.html.
Volmar, Axel. 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 Andreas Sudmann, 55-75. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/13549.
Volmar, Axel. 2019. “Toward a Theoretical Framework for Format Studies”. In Format Matters: Standards, Practices and Politics in Media Cultures, edited by Marek Jancovic, Axel. Volmar, and Alexandra Schneider. Lüneburg: meson press. https://doi.org/10.14619/1556.
Volmar, Axel, Marek Jancovic, and Alexandra Schneider. 2019. “Format Matters. An Introduction to Format Studies”. In Format Matters. Standards, Practices and Politics in Media Cultures, edited by Marek Jancovic, Axel Volmar, and Alexandra Schneider, 7-22. Lüneburg: meson press. https://doi.org/10.14619/1556.

2018

Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Money, Credit, and Digital Payment 1971/2014: From the Credit Card to Apple Pay”. Administration & Society 50 (9): 1259-79. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095399718794169.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Vernetzen”. In Historisches Wörterbuch des Mediengebrauchs Vol. 2, 490-508. Köln; Weimar; Wien: Böhlau.
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. “Elemente einer Praxistheorie der Medien”. Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 19: 95-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/1228.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2018. “Für eine Medienpraxistheorie der Delegation”. Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften 2: 133-48. https://transcript.degruyter.com/view/journals/zfk/12/2/article-p133.xml.
Haigh, Thomas. 2018. “Finding a Story for the History of Computing”. Working Paper Series Media of Cooperation 3: 1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.25819/ubsi/7894.
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.
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, Maria Haigh, and Nadine Kozak. 2018. “Le Conflit Ukrainien et la Traque aux Fausses Nouvelles”. In Le Fausses Novelles, edited by Florian Sauvageau, Simon Thibault, and Pierre Trudel, 133-42. Quebec, CAN: Presses de l’université Laval. 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, Maria Haigh, and Nadine Kozak. 2018. “Stopping Fake News: The Work Practices of Peer-to-Peer Counter Propaganda”. Journalism Studies 19 (14): 2062-87. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2017.1316681.
Haigh, Thomas, and Petri Paju. 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 Mark Priestley. 2018. “Colossus and Programmability”. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 40 (4): 5-27. https://doi.org/10.1109/MAHC.2018.2877912.
Musiani, Francesca, and Valérie Schafer. 2018. “Science and Technology Studies Approaches to Web History”. In The SAGE Handbook of Web History, edited by Niels Brügger and Ian Milligan, 73–85. London: Sage. ttps://doi.org/10.4135/978152647054.
Sauvageau, Florian, Simon Thibault, and Pierre Trudel, eds. 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. ISBN: 978-2-7637-4050-8.
Sittler, David. 2018. Straßenverkehr und soziale Sichtbarkeit. Das Massenmedium Straße in Chicago 1900-1930. Medien-, Sozial- und Technikgeschichte 1. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-8487-4857-0. https://www.hsozkult.de/publicationreview/id/reb-27786.
Taha, Nadine. 2018. “Die Wolkenphotographie in der Wettermanipulation. Zu Räumen militärisch-industrieller Unsicherheit”. In Medien - Krieg - Raum, edited by Lars Nowak, 327-56. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-7705-5872-8. https://doi.org/10.30965/9783846758724_012.
Volmar, A. 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 C. Thorau and H. Ziemer. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190466961.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780190466961-e-19.
Volmar, A., S. Schwesinger, and F. Gerloff. 2018. “Medienwissenschaft”. In Handbuch Sound, edited by D. Morat and H. Ziemer, 126-33. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler. ISBN: 978-3-476-05421-0. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-476-05421-0_23.
Volmar, Axel, and Dominik Schrey. 2018. “Compact Disc”. In Handbuch Sound, edited by Daniel Morat and Hansjakob Ziemer, 324-28. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-476-05421-0_59.
Volmar, Axel, and Alexandra Supper. 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.

2017

Brohm, Holger, Sebastian Gießmann, Gabriele Schabacher, and Sandra Schramke (Hrsg.). 2017. Workarounds. Praktiken des Umwegs. ilinx, Berliner Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft. Hamburg: Philo Fine Arts. http://dx.doi.org/10.18452/18686.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2017. “Drawing the Social: Jacob Levy Moreno, Sociometry and the Rise of Network Diagrammatics”. Working Paper Series Media of Cooperation 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.25819/ubsi/7895.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2017. “Ein amerikanischer Standard. Kreditkarten als soziale Medien”. Edited by Friedrich Bahlke, Bernhard Siegert, and Joseph Vogl. Archiv für Mediengeschichte. Medien der Finanz Band 17: 143-56. https://doi.org/10.30965/9783846763308.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2017. “Von der Verteilten Künstlichen Intelligenz zur Diagrammatik der Grenzobjekte”. In Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung, edited by Nadine Taha and Sebastian Gießmann, 151-67. 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: 205-11. https://edoc.hu-berlin.de/handle/18452/19376.
Gießmann, Sebastian, and Nadine Taha. 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, Nadine Taha, and Nadine Taha, eds. 2017. Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung. Vol. 10. Locating Media | Situierte Medien. Bielefeld: transcript. ISBN: 978-3-8376-3126-5. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839431269-fm.
Haigh, Thomas. 2017. “Colossal Genius: Tutte, Flowers, and a Bad Imitation of Turing” 60 (1): 29–35. https://doi.org/10.1145/3018994.
Haigh, Thomas. 2017. “The History of UNIX in the History of Software”. Cahiers D’Histoire Du CNAM 7-8: 77-90.
Haigh, Thomas. 2017. “Tim Berners-Lee - ACM Turing Award Winner”. In ACM Turing Award. https://amturing.acm.org/award_winners/berners-lee_8087960.cfm.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2017. “Media Revolutions and Other Revolutions”. Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 17 (2): 147-61. https://zfmedienwissenschaft.de/node/1076..
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2017. “Die Struktur der Grenzobjekte”. In Susan Leigh Star: Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung, edited by Nadine Taha and Sebastian Gießmann, 229-39. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839431269-009.
Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2017. “Medienrevolutionen und andere Revolutionen”. Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 17 (2/17): 147-61. https://mediarep.org/handle/doc/2650.
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.
Sittler, David, and Sebastian Kraffzig. 2017. “Uniformierung als vestimentäre Artikulation im späten Zarenreich: Be-Fleck-te Erkenntnis und historiographisches Formulieren”. In Geschke, Ostermeyer (Ed.) 2017 – Ästhetik & Artikulation.
Sittler, David, and Serjoscha Ostermeyer. 2017. “Rioting and disorderly behaviour as political media practice: Body postures on the streets of L.A. during the riots of 1992”. In . Edinburgh University Press.
Taha, Nadine. 2017. “»Another Person’s Poison«. Zur Konzeptualisierung von Nahrungsmittelallergien und Grenzerfahrungen bei Susan Leigh Star”. In Susan Leigh Star: Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung, edited by Nadine Taha and Sebastian Gießmann, 273-87. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839431269-011.
Volmar, Axel. 2017. “Formats as Media of Cooperation”. Media In Action, no. 2: 9-28. https://www001.zimt.uni-siegen.de/ojs/index.php/mia/.
Volmar, Axel. 2017. “Infrastrukturforschung zwischen Kulturtechnikgeschichte und Critical Infrastructure Studies [Rezension]”. Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft 16: 198-204. https://www.zfmedienwissenschaft.de/heft/archiv/16-12017-%E2%80%93-celebrity-cultures.
Volmar, Axel. 2017. “Psychoakustik und Signalanalyse. Zur Ökologisierung und Metaphorisierung des Hörens seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg”. In Wissensgeschichte des Hörens in der Moderne, edited by Netzwerk Hör-Wissen im Wandel, 65-95. Berlin: de Gruyter. ISBN: 978-3-11-052372-0. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110523720-004.
Volmar, Axel, and Leonie Häsler. 2017. “Tonträger und Musikmedien. Zur Rhetorik technischer Schallproduktion vom Phonographen zum MP3-Spieler”. In Handbuch Medienrhetorik, edited by Arne Scheuermann and Franscesca Vidal, 6:441-61. Handbücher Rhetorik. Berlin: de Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110318258.

2016

Gießmann, Sebastian. 2016. Die Verbundenheit der Dinge. Eine Kulturgeschichte der Netze und Netzwerke. 2nd ed. Vol. 114. Kaleidogramme. Berlin: Kadmos.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2016. “Registrieren, Identifizieren, Zuweisen. Produktion und Technizität des Rechts bei Latour”. In Wissen, wie Recht ist. Bruno Latours Ethnographie einer Existenzweise, 93-113. Konstanz: Konstanz University Press.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2016. “Cyberspace, Cluetrain, Digitalcharta: Die Botschaft der Internet-Programmschriften”. irights.info – Urheberrecht und kreatives Schaffen in der digitalen Welt. https://irights.info/artikel/cyberspace-cluetrain-digitalcharta-die-botschaft-der-internet-programmschriften/28313.
Haigh, Thomas. 2016. “Review of ‘Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age’ by Jack Copeland” 67 (7): 1787–1789. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23705.
Haigh, Thomas. 2016. “How Charles Bachman Invented the DBMS [Data Base Management System], a Foundation of Our Digital World”. Communications of the ACM 59 (7): 25-30. https://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2016/7/204036-how-charles-bachman-invented-the-dbms-a-foundation-of-our-digital-world/abstract.
Haigh, Thomas, and Petri Paju. 2016. “IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter”. Enterprise & Society 17 (2): 265-300. https://doi.org/10.1017/eso.2015.64.
Haigh, Thomas, Mark Priestley, and Cristin Rope. 2016. ENIAC in Action. Making and Remaking the Modern Computer. Cambridge, MA; London: MIT Press.
Haigh, Thomas, David Stearns, and Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo. 2016. “Origins of the Modern Concept of Cashless Society, 1950s-1970s”. In The Book of Payments: Historical and Contemporary Views on the Cashless Society, edited by Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo and Leonidas Efthymiou, 95-106. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-1-137-60231-2. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-60231-2_10.
Kranz, Isabel, Alexander Schwan, and Eike Wittock. 2016. Floriographie. Die Sprachen der Blumen. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag.
Sittler, David. 2016. “Medienpraktiken mit Blumen zwischen Protest und Revolution 1789-2011”. In Kranz, Schwan et al. (Ed.) 2016 – Floriographie, 337–369. http://www.floriographie.org/cms/agfloriographie/publikationen/.
Sittler, David, Anja Dreschke, Ilham Huynh, and Raphaela Knipp. 2016. “Einleitung”. In Reenactments 2016. Vol. 8.
Sittler, David, Anja Dreschke, Ilham Huynh, and Raphaela Knipp. 2016. Reenactments: Medienpraktiken zwischen Wiederholung und kreativer Aneignung. Vol. 8. Locating Media | Situierte Medien. Bielefeld.
Volmar, Axel, and Jens Schröter. 2016. “HiFi hören. HiFi-Praxis für kritische Käufer und Fachhändler. Eine Fallstudie zum Problem der Analyse historischer Medienpraktiken”. In senseAbility. Mediale Praktiken des Sehens und Hörens., edited by Beate Ochsner and Robert Stock, 149-68. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839430644-007.

2015

Gießmann, Sebastian. 2015. “Im Parlament der möglichen Medienpraktiken. Anmerkungen zur Netzneutralitätskontroverse”. Mediale Kontrolle unter Beobachtung 4 (1): 1-22. https://doi.org/10.25969/mediarep/13787.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2015. “Geld, Kredit und digitale Zahlung 1971/2014. Von der Kreditkarte zu Apple Pay”. In Internet der Dinge. Über smarte Objekte, intelligente Umgebungen und die technische Durchdringung der Welt, edited by Florian Sprenger and Christoph Engemann, 293-310. Digitale Gesellschaft. Bielefeld: transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839430460-013.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2015. “Towards a Media History of the Credit Card”. In Neighborhood Technologies. Media and Mathematics of Dynamic Networks, edited by Tobias Harks and Sebastian Vehlken, 163-81. Berlin; Zürich: Diaphanes. https://www.diaphanes.net/titel/towards-a-media-history-of-the-credit-card-3100.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2015. “Der Durkheim-Test. Anmerkungen zu Susan Leigh Stars Grenzobjekten”. Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 38 (3): 211-26. https://doi.org/10.1002/bewi.201501724.
Gießmann, Sebastian. 2015. “Internet- und Digitalisierungsforschung nach der Desillusionierung. Begriffe und Perspektiven”. Navigationen. Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung 15 (1): 117-35. https://dokumentix.ub.uni-siegen.de/opus/volltexte/2015/929/pdf/Navigationen_Medien_der_Kooperation.pdf.
Schüttpelz, Erhard, and Sebastian Gießmann. 2015. “Medien der Kooperation. Überlegungen zum Forschungsstand”. Edited by AG Medien der Kooperation. Navigationen 15 (1): 7-55. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2016/06/schuettpelzgiessmann_kooperation.pdf.

2012

Schüttpelz, Erhard. 2012. “Massensymbole der Nationen: Amerikaner, Edition eines Textes aus Elias Canettis Nachlaß mit Kommentar”. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, N3.