Lev Manovich. Cultural Analytics. The MIT Press, 2020.
How do we use computational methods to analyze contemporary and historical cultures? Drawing on 13 years of practical and theoretical work, this book presents the key concepts involved in thinking of culture as data. It brings together methods from data science, media studies, digital culture studies, and data visualization.
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Lev Manovich. AI Aesthetics. Moscow: Strelka Press, 2019.
AI plays a crucial role in global cultural ecosystem. It recommends what we should see, listen to, read, and buy. It helps us make aesthetic decisions when we create media. In professional cultural production, AI has already been adopted to produce movie trailers, music albums, fashion items, product and web designs, architecture, etc. In this short book Lev Manovich offers a systematic framework for understanding cultural eff…
Book by Lev Manovich in Russian: "Theories of Software Cultures:"
Манович Л. Теории софт-культуры (Нижний Новгород: Красная ласточка, 2017). 208 pages, ill.