Virtual Geography: Living with Global Media Events
"The author's capacity to grasp and interpret these [world media] events is astounding, and her ability to provide insights into a world where unbounded information is circling the earth with the speed of light is startling." -- Choice
"... a wide-ranging, quirky and dextrous mix of description, theory and analysis, that documents the perils of the global telecommunications network... " -- Times Literary Supplement
"... this is a stimulating, even moving, book, dense with ideas and with many quotable lines." -- The New Statesman
"Wark is one of the most original and interesting cultural critics writing today." -- Lawrence Grossberg
McKenzie Wark writes about the experience of everyday life under the impact of increasingly global media vectors. We no longer have roots, we have aerials. We no longer have origins, we have terminals.
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tion is that there have to be enough players in the market that no individual player
can affect the prices too much all on his or her own . This is more or less the case
on Wall Street , but certainly not so on the Tokyo stock market . Four big ...
From Telegraph to Terminal While globalization is still a relatively new
phenomenon for stock markets , many other forms of business have been feeling
the impact of the globalized vector for some time . Where the movement of stocks
or bonds ...
The former occurs when the map of market information comes to cover the
territory , the latter when it supplants the territory and subordinates it to the map .
The stock market and the futures market take the form of a classic open outcry