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A world's fair for the global village

Author: Carl Malamud
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a behind-the-scenes look at the Internet 1996 World Exposition from its inception to the closing ceremony. The text includes profiles of the small group of people who made it happen,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: CD-ROM
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Malamud
ISBN: 0262133385 9780262133388
OCLC Number: 36909847
Notes: Title on audio disc surface: Concert in the park : an audio CD / featuring Ctrl-Z, the official expo house band ; executive producers, Becknell and Lucas Media, Thin Battle Lines Productions.
Title on CD-ROM surface: A unique assemblage : a CD-ROM : Internet 1996 world exposition : over 12,000 files from around the world / a Thin Battle Lines production.
Includes index.
Performer(s): Ctrl-Z; Tad Robinson, vocalist.
Description: xix, 281 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: "For Windows 95 and Windows NT, Macintosh (MacOS 7.1 and higher), Unix (with Rock Ridge extensions). Contains Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 for Macintosh and Windows. ... Contains demo version of RealAudio Player Plus 3.0. Contains Quicktime ... All contents run with standard Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 and up. Optional software for Windows and Macintosh included. No Internet connection required."--CD-ROM surface.
Contents: Foreword / His Holiness the Dalai Lama --
The invisible fair. A world's fair for the information age ; The tempo of our times ; Places in the real world ; Events at the fair --
A fair in the air. The global schoolhouse pavilion ; The reinventing government pavilion ; Ropes of sand ; A unique assemblage --
A public park for the global village. The Internet railroad ; Central Park --
Nowhere and everywhere. The Americas ; Europe, Africa, and the Middle East ; Asia and Pacifica. --
Afterword / Laurie Anderson. Concert in the park. Distances / with Tad Robinson --
A public park/a global village --
1919 / Ryuichi Sakamoto Trio --
Teida' / Kit Young --
The black hat dance / TIPA --
A twilight raga / Uma Guha --
Mr. Smith (10,000 sworn heros) --
A unique assemblage/Internet railroad.
Other Titles: Concert in the park.
Unique assemblage.
Responsibility: Carl Malamud.

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" Carl Malamud was one of the pioneers who first realized the Internet would transform the world. In "A World's Fair for the Global Village" he takes us on a global odyssey and proves conclusively Read more...

 
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