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The great digitization : and the quest to know everything

Autor: Lucien X Polastron
Editorial: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, 2009.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng) : 1st U.S. edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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From the Publisher: TECHNOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY. The digitization of books is an immense blessing for the exchange and diffusion of knowledge, enabling access in even the most remote locations. Yet this new technology has awakened perils as dangerous as those that reduced libraries to ashes in ancient Alexandria and modern Nazi Germany. The very force that makes it possible for books to reach a global audience also has  Leer más
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Tipo de material: Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Lucien X Polastron
ISBN: 9781594772436 1594772436
Número OCLC: 264023186
Descripción: ix, 182 pages ; 23 cm
Contenido: Introduction: finding information or funding a national library? --
Bnf versus BNF --
For Wells is not the plural of Orwell --
Geneva : world capital --
Quick, quick --
Volutes --
A digital coronary --
When the book is too highly concentrated, the purpose it serves is easily forgotten --
The pixel coming to paper's aid --
Is this already the post-Google era? --
But why the devil do we need libraries? --
Concordant and discordant clues --
The big picture --
First trials --
Burning stakes --
Advent Eve --
Muta solitudo --
An all-horizons inventory --
The future at the portal --
Tomorrow's readers --
Last books! Last books! Closing time! --
Paper leaves by the door and comes back through the window --
Library, arise! --
Striped uniforms --
Shrouds --
Purse strings and police cordons --
Smocks --
Against the grain.
Otros títulos: Grande numérisation.
Responsabilidad: Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham.

Resumen:

From the Publisher: TECHNOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY. The digitization of books is an immense blessing for the exchange and diffusion of knowledge, enabling access in even the most remote locations. Yet this new technology has awakened perils as dangerous as those that reduced libraries to ashes in ancient Alexandria and modern Nazi Germany. The very force that makes it possible for books to reach a global audience also has the power to hold them hostage and destroy their integrity in a manner that is unprecedented. Books on Fire author Lucien Polastron points out that the dematerialization of knowledge raises new legal challenges about the quality and authenticity of information. Attempts to create a virtual library are changing the very nature of reading, which has been marked by the act of physically holding and moving forward through an author's work rather than viewing a series of sound bite length snippets. The transfer of the traditional paper book into a searchable entity on the computer represents a revolution even more dramatic than the one triggered by Gutenberg's printing press. This revolution is akin to the replacement of the scroll by the codex, which likewise changed the way humans could receive information and structure their thoughts. Yet despite its broad easy access, the profiteers of this new commercial domain may render the very idea of "free" reading obsolete. Polastron poses questions others are ignoring in a headlong rush to embrace what is still a very ambiguous future.

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