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Ted Friedman

Associate Professor    

Ph.D., Duke University, 1999


Media theory
Cultural studies


Ted Friedman is Associate Professor in Communication with specializations in cultural studies and new media. His first book, Electric Dreams: Computers in American Culture (NYU, 2005), is a cultural history of computers. His blog, Tedlog: Culture, Politics and Technology, can be found at, as well as syllabi for the seminars he regularly teaches.

Friedman’s work has appeared in alt.culture, Bad Subjects, Blender, Communication Research, Critical Studies in Media Communication, CyberSociety, Details, Encyclopedia of New Media, First Monday, Nadine, On a Silver Platter, Radio On, SimCity: Mappando la Citta Virtuali, The Source, Spin, Stim, Flow, Scope and Vibe.

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