Realtime

Making Digital China

Clément Renaud, Florence Graezer Bideau, and Marc Laperrouza

Realtime

Clément Renaud, Florence Graezer Bideau, and Marc Laperrouza

Distributed for EPFL Press

232 pages | 6 1/4 x 9 1/2
Paper $60.00 ISBN: 9782889153459 Will Publish February 2021
Realtime is an investigation into China’s digital and urban infrastructure, practices, and imaginary spaces. It attempts to capture the pace, scale, and depth of China’s complex and changing reality. Realtime is a collection of original accounts, analyses, stories, articles, artworks, pictures, maps, illustrations, and materials collected by researchers and practitioners from various fields of design, geography, architecture, anthropology, economics, and art.
Contents
Introduction / 01 The Ascent of Digital Technology in China / 02 Planning: From Model to Modules / 03 Producing Standardization: Chinese Blocks in Networks / 04 An Archeology of Shanzhai Phones / 05 The Ghosts of Shenzhen / 06 Learning About Makers in China / 07 China.ai / 08 The Armatures of a New Autonomous Urbanism / 09 Speed Politics of Danmu / 10 Future Recipes / Conclusion
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