How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
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How, despite thirty years of effort, Soviet attempts to build a national computer network were undone by socialists who seemed to behave like capitalists.

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262534666
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262334186
Size: 21.86 MB
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

Digital Keywords

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880556
Size: 34.70 MB
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Bookended by a critical introduction and a list of over two hundred other digital keywords, these essays provide concise, compelling arguments about our current mediated condition.

America Calling

Author: Claude S. Fischer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520915008
Size: 77.15 MB
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Deftly written and meticulously researched, America Calling adds an important new chapter to the social history of our nation and illuminates a fundamental aspect of cultural modernism that is integral to contemporary life.

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
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A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics.

Cartographies Of Tsardom

Author: Valerie Ann Kivelson
Publisher: Cornell Univ Pr
ISBN: 9780801444098
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Toward the end of the sixteenth century, and throughout the seventeenth, thinking in spatial terms assumed extraordinary urgency among Russia's ruling elites.

Media Localism

Author: Christopher Ali
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252040726
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How should we define local media in the first place? Christopher Ali delves into our ideas about localism and their far-reaching repercussions for the discourse of federal media policy and regulation.

As Texas Goes How The Lone Star State Hijacked The American Agenda

Author: Gail Collins
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0871404753
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The expanded edition will also feature more examples of the Texas style, such as Governor Rick Perry’s nearsighted refusal to accept federal Medicaid funding as well as the proposed ban on teaching “critical thinking” in the classroom ...

The Net Delusion

Author: Evgeny Morozov
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141961821
Size: 78.49 MB
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We are all being manipulated in more subtle ways too - becoming pacified by the net, instead of truly engaging. This book is a wake-up call.