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The net effect : romanticism, capitalism, and the Internet

Author: Thomas Streeter
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2011.
Series: Critical cultural communication
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A book about America's romance with computer communication that looks at the internet, not as harbinger of the future or the next big thing, but as an expression of the times. It demonstrates that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Streeter
ISBN: 9780814741153 0814741150 9780814741160 0814741169
OCLC Number: 712595744
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 219 Seiten ; 23 cm.
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
Series Title: Critical cultural communication
Responsibility: Thomas Streeter.

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