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Imagining the Internet Personalities, Predictions, Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 0742539377

ISBN-13: 9780742539372

Edition: 2005

Authors: Janna Quitney Anderson, Lee Rainie

List price: $33.95
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Description:

Looking back and looking ahead, this book offers both a history of the social impact of the Internet & a forecast of how society is expected to change in the coming decades, and what part the ever expanding Internet will play in these developments.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
The Internet at the Forefront
From Bonfires and Bongos to the Web
Web Gems
The "Highway" Metaphor
Knocking the Net
Saddam, O.J., and the Unabomber
Nothing Is Certain but Death and Taxes
Aristotle, Jefferson, Marx, and McLuhan
Supporters Crow About "500 Channels!" Everyone Warns About "Infoglut"
Voices of the Net
The Threat to Freedom, to the Earth
The Future of Networks
Nobody Knows You're a Dog
Hmmm...Will It Happen?
Wired Inspired
Recording the Data
Suggested Readings
Bibliography
Index
About the Author