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Networks of innovation : change and meaning in the age of the Internet

Networks of innovation : change and meaning in the age of the Internet

Author: Ilkka Tuomi
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: SITRA (Series), 249.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Integrating concepts from multiple theoretical disciplines and analyzes of the evolution of Internet-related innovations, this book aims to develop foundations for a theoretical and practical  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilkka Tuomi
ISBN: 0199256985 9780199256983 019926905X 9780199269051
OCLC Number: 53871734
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: x, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Innovation as Multifocal Development of Social Practice --
Putting the User in Focus --
Use as Meaningful Practice --
Production as an End --
Investment and Invention of Meaning --
Community as the Locus of Practice --
Interpretative Flexibility and Ecology of Social Practices --
Social Drivers of Innovation --
Individual Exploration --
Spaces of Novelty --
Dynamics of Networked Innovation Spaces --
Inventing the Web --
The FirstWorldWideWeb Proposal --
State of the Art: KMS --
Architecture of the WorldWideWeb --
Mobilizing Resources --
The Vision of Xanadu --
Sources of Success --
The Making of the Internet --
Laying the Infrastructure --
Networking the World --
Competing Technologies --
Message-packets and Resilient Networks: Innovation at RAND --
Time-sharing and Network Society: Work at NPL --
Interactive Computing: Augmenting the Human Mind --
Time-sharing and On-line Communities --
IPTO: Translating Ideas into Money and Technology --
Analysis of the Early Phase of Internet Development --
Technological Frames --
Resource Mobility in the Early Phases of Internet History --
Socio-Cognitive Spaces of Innovation and Meaning Creation --
Thought Collectives --
Speech Genre and Chronotope --
Communities of Practice --
Social Learning in Communities of Practice --
The Concept of ba --
Breaking through a Technological Frame --
Two Evolutionary Paths of Communities --
Development of Specialization, Division of Labour, and New Technological Frames --
Combinatorial Innovation in an Ecology of Communities --
Layered ba and Combinatorial Innovation --
Combination and Specialization in the Evolution of the Internet --
Email as a Combinatorial Innovation --
ARPANET Ecology and the Evolution of the Network Working Group --
Retrospection and Attribution in the History of Arpanet and the Internet --
' The First Paper on Packet-switching Theory' --
Reconstructing the Internet --
Learning from Linux --
The Evolution of Linux --
The Linux Developer Community --
Sedimentation, Translation, and Reduction of Complexity --
Quality Control, Linus's Law, and the Ecology of Bugs --
Rules, Regulations, and Intellectual Property --
eveloper Incentives and Resource Allocation --
Linux as Modern Economy --
The Hierarchy of Innovation --
The New Economy --
The Road Ahead
Series Title: SITRA (Series), 249.
Responsibility: Ilkka Tuomi.


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Surprisingly rewarding ... Food for thought for anyone who has to create new ideas for a living. * Focus * Tuomi's Networks of Innovation provides a fresh and extremely insightful analysis of how Read more...

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