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Key Parts of New Media

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Nmix 2020 - Introduction to New Media

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NMIX 2020 1st Edition Lecture 1 What is New Media I Science vs Technology a Science investigates reality enlarging knowledge testing i Since the beginning of time b Technology creates reality thoughts made hard i Been around for longer than you think ii Developing faster than science iii Knowledge Device Practice 1 Knowledge the need to solve a problem sparks an idea 2 Device physical product created 3 Practice device is put to use and create a trend that alters society II Key Parts a Communication travel of information b Computers physical devices that display information c Electronic beyond physical but created through science d Digital key to understanding the physical creation of media in technology e Convergence everything in industry media coming together III Digital a Binary b Compare atoms to bits i Physical blocks of matter intangible building blocks of information ii Atomic limitations only as fast as the material world iii Bits binary digit that describes a state of being on off true false positive negative c Binary Counting i Letters are given a number as computers can only understand numbers ii ASCII Code numerical representation of a character 1 http www asciitable com d Bits vs Bytes i Bits invented through electrical modulation as a way to record data eith electricity not invent new data ii Byte 8 bits Kilobyte KB 1000 bytes thousand Megabyte MB 1 000 000 bytes million These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Gigabyte GB 1 000 000 000 billion Terrabyte TB 1 000 000 000 000 trillion iii http www howstuffworks com bytes htm printable e Picture Bits i 1 Pixel 1 Byte 1 1 Byte 256 shades of gray ii Picture built from multiple bytes f Color Bytes i 1 Pixel 3 Bytes IV Sound Vibrations a Recording modulates electricity i Sound pressure to voltage ii Patterns of electricity V Digital vs Analog a Analog copy resembles the original form i Vinyl

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