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The end of big : how the Internet makes David the new Goliath

Author: Nicco Mele
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"How seemingly innocuous technologies are unsettling the balance of power by putting it in the hands of the masses--and what a world without "big" will mean for all of us. In The End of Big, Internet pioneer and Harvard Kennedy School lecturer Nicco Mele draws on nearly twenty years of experience to explore the consequences of revolutionary technology. Our ability to connect instantly, constantly, and globally is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicco Mele
ISBN: 9781250021854 1250021855 9781250022233 1250022231 1250021863 9781250021861
OCLC Number: 813414305
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Burn it all down --
Big news --
Big political parties --
Big fun --
Big government --
Big armies --
Big minds --
Big companies --
Big opportunities?
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