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Cyberspace : the human dimension

Author: David B Whittle
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whittle draws on his experience in the computer field as well as his knowledge of philosophy, sociology, business, economics, law, and ethics to make solid connections between practice and theory. He paints a fascinating portrait of cyberspace as a realm of vast possibilities, particularly in providing a means for building meaningful online communities. However, because cyberspace allows users of online  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David B Whittle
ISBN: 0716783118 9780716783114 0716783142 9780716783145
OCLC Number: 34767380
Description: xiv, 456 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Cyberspace, an Introduction: A Virtual State of Mind --
Ch. 2. Cyberspace Communications: New Reasons for Reasoned Exchange --
Ch. 3. Cyberspace Culture, Ethics, and Law: Quality in Progress --
Ch. 4. The Individual and Excellence: Freedom Through Discipline --
Ch. 5. Society and Community: The Value of Values --
Ch. 6. Business and Economics: Information, Innovation, and Prosperity --
Ch. 7. Government and Politics: Harnessing the Power of Revolutionary Change --
Ch. 8. The Net of It All: Facing the Future Today.
Responsibility: David B. Whittle.

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