How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
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How, despite thirty years of effort, Soviet attempts to build a national computer network were undone by socialists who seemed to behave like capitalists.

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262534666
Size: 43.62 MB
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262334186
Size: 60.16 MB
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

Digital Keywords

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880556
Size: 76.58 MB
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Bookended by a critical introduction and a list of over two hundred other digital keywords, these essays provide concise, compelling arguments about our current mediated condition.

America Calling

Author: Claude S. Fischer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520915008
Size: 73.48 MB
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Deftly written and meticulously researched, America Calling adds an important new chapter to the social history of our nation and illuminates a fundamental aspect of cultural modernism that is integral to contemporary life.

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 26.29 MB
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A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics.

Cartographies Of Tsardom

Author: Valerie Ann Kivelson
Publisher: Cornell Univ Pr
ISBN: 9780801444098
Size: 77.52 MB
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Toward the end of the sixteenth century, and throughout the seventeenth, thinking in spatial terms assumed extraordinary urgency among Russia's ruling elites.

Media Localism

Author: Christopher Ali
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252040726
Size: 40.54 MB
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How should we define local media in the first place? Christopher Ali delves into our ideas about localism and their far-reaching repercussions for the discourse of federal media policy and regulation.

The Net Delusion

Author: Evgeny Morozov
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141961821
Size: 33.10 MB
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We are all being manipulated in more subtle ways too - becoming pacified by the net, instead of truly engaging. This book is a wake-up call.

Fractured Lands

Author: Scott Anderson
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0525434445
Size: 35.49 MB
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A probing and insightful work of reportage, Fractured Lands offers a penetrating portrait of the contemporary Arab world and brings the stunning realities of an unprecedented geopolitical tragedy into crystalline focus.