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Cornucopia limited : design and dissent on the Internet

Author: Richard Coyne
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2005.
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"The network economy presents itself in the transactions of electronic commerce, finance, business, and communications. The network economy is also a social condition of discontinuity, indefinite limits, and in-between spaces. In Cornucopia Limited, Richard Coyne uses the liminality of design - its uneasy position between creativity and commerce - to explore the network economy. He argues that design, with its
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Coyne, Richard.
Cornucopia limited.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607734430
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Coyne
ISBN: 0262033364 9780262033367
OCLC Number: 58457425
Description: x, 284 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Permeable Portals --
Home Economics --
Rampant Machines --
The Lost Game --
The Gift of Information --
Liminal Computing.
Responsibility: Richard Coyne.

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Using the liminality of design--its uneasy position between creativity and commerce--to explore the network economy.  Read more...

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" Cornucopia Limited is interesting and repays close attention; I"ve read some sections repeatedly to enjoy the leaps and others simply to keep up... A fascinating read." Nigel Gibson First Monday Read more...

 
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