A History of the Internet and the Digital Future - 9781780231129

Un libro in lingua di Johnny Ryan edito da Reaktion Books, 2013

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A History of the Internet and the Digital Future tells the story of the development of the Internet from the 1950s to the present and examines how the balance of power has shifted between the individual and the state in the areas of censorship, copyright infringement, intellectual freedom, and terrorism and warfare. Johnny Ryan explains how the Internet has revolutionized political campaigns; how the development of the World Wide Web enfranchised a new online population of assertive, niche consumers; and how the dot-com bust taught smarter firms to capitalize on the power of digital artisans. From the government-controlled systems of the Cold War to today’s move towards cloud computing, user-driven content, and the new global commons, this book reveals the trends that are shaping the businesses, politics, and media of the digital future.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: A History of the Internet and the Digital Future
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreJohnny Ryan
  • Editore: Reaktion Books
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 15 Marzo '13
  • Genere: COMPUTERS
  • EAN-13: 9781780231129