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Internet Conceptual Metaphors

Elena N. Galichkina
2016 Journal of Siberian Federal University  
Moreover, the main focus of the article is to single out central domains used for Internet metaphors. The first section of this paper discusses the problem of metaphorisation.  ...  use the same or different metaphors to conceive Internet.  ...  , "Which domains are used for Internet metaphors?".  ... 
doi:10.17516/1997-1370-2016-9-2-470-480 fatcat:5rlaoe6l5bgkvo6ia7olz7qkda

Digital Literacy and Metaphorical Models

Carolina Girón García, Ignasi Navarro Ferrando
2014 Multidisciplinary Journal for Education, Social and Technological Sciences  
Digital Literacy The appearance and wide use of computers, as well as the Internet, offers the opportunity to devise changes in our conception of literacy, allowing for a more precise skill notion, i.e  ...  As a result, the screen has become the main channel of communication where the combination of reading and technological skills has created a new form of literacy for the management of the Web and the Internet  ...  We have shown how some source domains allow for metaphorical cognitive models used in internet genres.  ... 
doi:10.4995/muse.2014.2991 fatcat:rle2huqztjhsjnqs4rzoecvnuq

Adult Brain: Game of Metaphors for Understanding the Internet

Lorena Bort-Mir
2016 Ariadna  
With the increasing apogee of the digital world and Internet use by older people, one may wonder how adults understand these virtual spaces.  ...  The aim of this article is to see to what extent the Conceptual Theory of Metaphor and the Idealized Cognitive Models (Lakoff and Johnson, 1980) may help understand the meaning and structure of a website  ...  Further research is needed in order to find out to what extent these mental structures based on conceptual metaphors (or metaphorical ICMs) are the same for the website developer and for its users.  ... 
doi:10.6035/ariadna.2016.3.2 fatcat:n7n6gtxepvg5fkimzyjvflxnii

Analysing the Digital World and its Metaphoricity: Cybergenres and Cybermetaphors in the 21st Century

Carolina Girón García, Montserrat Esbrí Blasco
2019 Cultura, Lenguaje y Representación  
After analysing these Internet sites, it is now possible to state that recognising metaphorical models used in Internet genres (i.e.  ...  These, in turn, will be used to describe metaphorical expressions derived from conceptual metaphors that help in understanding the coherent structure and organization of the digital environment analysed  ... 
doi:10.6035/clr.2019.22.2 fatcat:jdlpu3iomjgolp34vxrmehqfx4

Even the interface is for sale [chapter]

Tim Rohrer
2001 Current issues in linguistic theory  
the internet was conceptualized as an elaborate conduit metaphor where the internet is conceived as the flow of goods that can travel to the user (the cyberspace conceptual metaphor) or by using a spatialization  ...  an increasing role in the content of a web site.  ...  Acknowledgments The actual writing of this paper and the analysis of visual blends were carried out while I was supported by a grant from the Danish Fulbright Commission to the Center for Semiotic Research  ... 
doi:10.1075/cilt.205.12roh fatcat:kfbyhfnrhre7xeoe4fclluxrqi

Wired for Thought: How the Brain is Shaping the Future of the Internet

Shiva Kumar Srinivasan
2011 Journal of Education and Vocational Research  
structure and possible functions of the Internet as such.  ...  Any important change then in the structure of the algorithms that structure the function of a search engine can have huge consequences for the value of a company.  ... 
doi:10.22610/jevr.v1i2.6 fatcat:yljgdmy5nbgghih3zqnftml364


Brigita Bosnar-Valković, Anamarija Gjuran-Coha
2007 Tourism and hospitality management  
The aim of this paper is to present the web site as a new form of the tourist supply.  ...  The results of this analysis will show the tendencies in the creation of the Croatian tourism web sites.  ...  Popular original sources for metaphors in the Internet can be found particularly in the display spaces of the everyday life.  ... 
doi:10.20867/thm.13.3.19 fatcat:brcpodi7mjggrpgcxpfjqbilcu

Metaphors Ubiquitous in Computer and Internet Terminologies

wu jingfang, CHEN Rong
2013 Journal of Arts and Humanities  
Concomitant with this computer and Internet culture is the large amount of computer and Internet metaphorical language.  ...  This thesis would like to employ the contemporary cognitive linguistic theories of metaphor to make a systematic analysis of the metaphors ubiquitous in computer and Internet terminologies.  ...  Acknowledgment This is one of research results of "Teaching Reform Project" (No. [2012]401 and "Planning Project" (No. XJK012CGD028) of Hunan Province, China.  ... 
doaj:e796794e23324af0b4eada0e6f8fd23b fatcat:lolvlxpu2zcsta5vkfjss6wbmq

From Virtual Organization to E-Business

James J. Lee, Bandula Jayatilaka, Ben B. Kim, Ted E. Lee, Pairin Katerattanakul, Soongoo Hong
2010 International Journal of E-Business Research  
The metaphorical analysis adopted in this study provides the analytical power to conceptualize the social structure of virtual organization in the context of structuration theory with the process of grounded  ...  As the e-business structuration indicates in this study, virtualization, the metaphor of virtual organization is interpreted as flexible domination, where the rational relationships in power distribution  ...  the modern use of metaphors.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jebr.2010100102 fatcat:vyd4spmvgjevdayz5wzjkwldk4

Metaphors, Visual Blends and the Ideology of Information Technology

Tim Rohrer
2017 Hermes - Journal of Language and Communication Studies  
I conclude by summarizing the ways in which current ideological uses of conceptual metaphors and conceptual blends are assimilating the older innovative software design metaphors for operating systems.  ...  I apply Lakoff and Johnson's theory of conceptual metaphor to the linguistic and visual evidence, but then argue that Fauconnier and Turner's theory of conceptual blending is useful to explain the visual  ...  Acknowledgments The actual writing of this paper and the analysis of visual blends were carried out while I was supported by a grant from the Danish Fulbright Commission to the Center for Semiotic Research  ... 
doi:10.7146/hjlcb.v13i24.25572 fatcat:yvh6njl6xrfytfkw2oblyaqedy

Typology of Web 2.0 spheres: Understanding the cultural dimensions of social media spaces

Payal Arora
2012 Current Sociology  
As an alternative to the popular 'information highway' metaphor to describe the Internet, Stefik suggested the adoption of four metaphors, each focusing on a different facet: 1) Internet as the digital  ...  of social structure, Marx's 'base-superstructure' metaphor fostering dichotomy and causality of social relations to Parson's utilization of thermodynamics terminology that dangerously took us on the path  ... 
doi:10.1177/0011392112440439 fatcat:yxqwrku7bbg6lj24d4fhtnppbi

Book Reviews

Irvin Peckham
1998 Journal of business and technical communication  
four metaphors he has derived from writings and thoughts about the Internet, or aspects of the Internet.  ...  However, the four metaphors Stefik adds to the mix, are, unfortunately, attenuations of the I-Way metaphor.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1050651998012001008 fatcat:dn24dr3am5h6lj2piqubcscrxe

Metaphors and models in Internet-based learning

Johannes C Cronjé
2001 Computers & Education  
Most Internet-based education and training sites use the metaphor of a virtual classroom, and the methodology follows the model of a virtual lecture.  ...  The article concludes with a list of "Lessons learnt" from 4 years of lecturing in a webbased environment. #  ...  Acknowledgements Patsy Clarke's effort in classifying the classroom messages (Fig. 6) is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0360-1315(01)00049-5 fatcat:sfzmuxnzmnepnpk4sm6az7udfi

Page 134 of Communication Abstracts Vol. 26, Issue 1 [page]

2003 Communication Abstracts  
At least 75% of all sites received maximum scores for items related to the background of developers and spon sors, purpose of site, and site design.  ...  This article demonstrates the power of the Zaltman-metaphor-elicitation tech nique (ZMET) to gain consumer insight by first eliciting and then mapping consum- ers’ knowledge structures.  ... 

VPNs as boundary objects of the internet: (mis)trust in the translation(s)

Luke Heemsbergen, Adam Molnar
2020 Internet Policy Review  
Using the examples of 'going dark' as a metaphor for understanding the risks posed by end-to-end encryption, the result from a law enforcement and regulatory view, based on this metaphorical interpretation  ...  VPNs that 'just work' in tech parlance, disappear for their users and become part of the internet, as opposed to being things to do or use on the internet.  ... 
doi:10.14763/2020.4.1513 fatcat:cqq2c5vh6jhidim453fqyj5y2e
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