RESOURCE: Now Available, Software Takes Command, Open Access Edition

Lev Manovtch has announced an Open Access edition of his new book Software Takes Command, published by Bloomsbury Academic. First released in July 2013, as volume 5 of a series of International Texts in Critical Media Aesthetics, the book traces the concepts and techniques of contemporary software like Photoshop, Illustrator, and Final Cut back to development and design decisions of the 1960s and 1970s.

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