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Me++ : the cyborg self and the networked city

Author: William J Mitchell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With Me++ the author of City of Bits and e-topia completes an informal trilogy examining the ramifications of information technology in everyday life. William Mitchell describes the transformation of wireless technology in the hundred years since Marconi: the scaling up of networks and the scaling down of the apparatus for transmission and reception. He examines the effects of wireless linkage, global  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Mitchell
ISBN: 0262134349 9780262134347 0262633132 9780262633130 9781417574698 1417574690
OCLC Number: 52341499
Awards: Winner of 2004 IEEE-USAB Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding of the Profession 2004
Description: 259 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Boundaries/Networks --
Connecting Creatures --
Wireless Bipeds --
Downsized Dry Goods --
Shedding Atoms --
Digital Doublin' --
Electronic Mnemotechnics --
Footloose Fabrication --
Post-Sedentary Space --
Against Program --
Cyborg Agonistes --
Logic Prisons.
Responsibility: William J. Mitchell.
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