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From Gutenberg to Google : the history of our future

Author: Tom Wheeler
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Brookings Institution, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Network revolutions of the past have shaped the present and set the stage for the revolution we are experiencing today. In an era of seemingly instant change, it's easy to think that today's revolutions--in communications, business, and many areas of daily life--are unprecedented. Today's changes may be new and may be happening faster than ever before. But our ancestors at times were just as bewildered by rapid  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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WHEELER, TOM.
FROM GUTENBERG TO GOOGLE.
[Place of publication not identified] : BROOKINGS INST, 2018
(OCoLC)1022079859
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wheeler
ISBN: 9780815735335 0815735332
OCLC Number: 1078896035
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part I. Perspective. Connections have consequences --
part II. Predicates. The original information revolution --
The first high-speed network and the death of distance --
The first electronic network and the end of time --
part III. The road to revolution. Computing engines --
Connected computing --
The planet's most powerful and pervasive platform --
part IV. Our turn --
The history we are making --
Connecting forward.
Responsibility: Tom Wheeler.

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