Being Digital

ISBN-10: 0679762906
ISBN-13: 9780679762904
Edition: N/A
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Description: In lively, mordantly witty prose, Negroponte decodes the mysteries--and debunks the hype--surrounding bandwidth, multimedia, virtual reality, and the Internet, and explains why such touted innovations as the fax and the CD-ROM are likely to go the  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/3/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

In lively, mordantly witty prose, Negroponte decodes the mysteries--and debunks the hype--surrounding bandwidth, multimedia, virtual reality, and the Internet, and explains why such touted innovations as the fax and the CD-ROM are likely to go the way of the BetaMax. "Succinct and readable. . . . If you suffer from digital anxiety . . . here is a book that lays it all out for you."--Newsday. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Introduction: The Paradox of a Book
The DNA of Information
Debunking Bandwidth
Bitcasting
The Bit Police
Commingled Bits
The Bit Business
Where People and Bits Meet
Graphical Persona
20/20 VR
Looking and Feeling
Can We Talk About This?
Less Is More
The Post-Information Age
Prime Time Is My Time
Good Connections
Hard Fun
Digital Fables and Foibles
The New E-xpressionists
Epilogue: An Age of Optimism
After Words
Acknowledgments
Index

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