Hacia una sociosemiótica de las integraciones digitales
The interfaces surround us. They were always there. On the photographic machines and on the keys and clocks of the washing machine. On the handle of the door of the house and in the cockpit of a Jumbo 747. In the pages of this book and those of its ancestors, the medieval codex. Interfaces are also on interactive displays.
This book discusses digital interfaces from a theoretical approach that combines cognitive sciences with models of interpretive semiotics. While the interfaces are not texts, we can study them as if they were: if the meaning of the texts cannot be autonomized from their supports or the devices that guide their readings - it is not the same to read "The Three Musketeers" in a single book that in weekly deliveries in a newspaper or in a hypertextual version - the interfaces also need textuality (of their theories , of their models and reflections) so as not to b...read more