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Being Digital

Author : Nicholas Negroponte
ISBN : 9781101911822
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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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.

Being Digital

Author : Nicholas Negroponte
ISBN : 9780679762904
Genre : Computers
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A lively exploration of the mysteries of modern technology examines the realities of multimedia, virtual reality, the Internet, CD-ROM, and other innovations; speculates about technology's future; and analyzes the social implications of technology. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.

Being Digital

Author : Nicholas Negroponte
ISBN : 0340649305
Genre : Computer networks
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Aimed at the non-expert, this is a guide to survival on the information superhighway.

Being Digital Citizens

Author : Engin Isin
ISBN : 1783480556
Genre : Internet
File Size : 88. 45 MB
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Developing a critical perspective on the challenges and possibilities presented by cyberspace, this book explores where and how political subjects perform new rights and duties that govern themselves and others online.

The Four Dimensional Human

Author : Laurence Scott
ISBN : 9781473505254
Genre : Computers
File Size : 36. 69 MB
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2015 WINNER OF THE JERWOOD PRIZE A constellation of everyday digital phenomena is rewiring our inner lives. We are increasingly coaxed from the three-dimensional containment of our pre-digital selves into a wonderful and eerie fourth dimension, a world of ceaseless communication, instant information and global connection. Our portals to this new world have been wedged open, and the silhouette of a figure is slowly taking shape. But what does it feel like to be four-dimensional? How do digital technologies influence the rhythms of our thoughts, the style and tilt of our consciousness? What new sensitivities and sensibilities are emerging with our exposure to the delights, sorrows and anxieties of a networked world? And how do we live in public, with these recoded private lives? Tackling ideas of time, space, friendship, commerce, pursuit and escape, and moving from Hamlet to the ghosts of social media, from Seinfeld to the fall of Gaddafi, from Facebook politics to Oedipus, The Four-Dimensional Human is a highly original and pioneering portrait of life in a digital landscape.

Communication And Information Technologies Annual

Author : Laura Robinson
ISBN : 9781783505821
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 45. 99 MB
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This volume assembles cutting edge research focusing on media and youth. The volume features papers about institutions that shape this part of the lifecourse, such as the family, school, community organizations. Papers address this theme from a theoretical and methodological framework.

The Importance Of Being Digital

Author : Paul Lansky
ISBN : OCLC:57147680
Genre : Computer music
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