Soft Edge A Natural History and Future of the Information Revolution

ISBN-10: 0415197724

ISBN-13: 9780415197724

Edition: 1998 (Reprint)

Authors: Paul Levinson

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Paul Levinson looks at the history of the information revolution going as far back as Egypt and peering into the future to anticipate the future of humans and robots. In the course of the book he asks many thought provoking questions.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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Preface
Introduction
The First Digital Medium: The alphabet and the rise of monotheism
The Printed Authorship of the Modern World
The Age of Photography and the Ageless Image
Telegraphy: The suspect messenger
Telephone: The toy that roared
Electricity: The book's best friend
Radio: All together now
Survival of the Media Fit: Radio, motion pictures, and TV in human ecological niches
Remedial Media: Views via VCR and window
Word Processing and Its Masters
The Online Author as Publisher and Bookstore
Hypertext and Author/Reader Inversions
The Open Web and Its Enemies
Twentieth-Century Screens
Paper Futures
Electronic Watermarks: A high profile for intellectual property in the digital age
Artificial Intelligence in Real Life
You Can't Touch That in Cyberspace
Bibliography
Index
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