Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet (Critical cultural communication) (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet (Critical cultural communication)

Author: Thomas Streeter
Publisher: New York University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Looks at the internet, not as harbinger of the future or the next big thing, but as an expression of the times. This book demonstrates that our ideas about what connected computers are for have been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet (Critical cultural communication)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Streeter
OCLC Number: 943019120
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction 1 "Self-Motivating Exhilaration": On the Cultural Sources of Computer Communication2 Romanticism and the Machine: The Formation of the Computer Counterculture3 Missing the Net: The 1980s, Microcomputers, and the Rise of Neoliberalism4 Networks and the Social Imagination5 The Moment of Wired 6 Open Source, the Expressive Programmer, and the Problem of PropertyConclusion: Capitalism, Passions, Democracy Notes IndexAbout the Author

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