The Web as History
by Niels Brügger, Ralph Schroeder (eds)
Publisher: UCL Press 2017
Number of pages: 298
This volume argues that now is the time to question what we have learnt from the Web so far. The 12 chapters explore this topic from a number of interdisciplinary angles - through histories of national web spaces and case studies of different government and media domains - as well as an introduction that provides an overview of this exciting new area of research.
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by Benjamin Woolley - Penguin
The book examines the reality of virtual reality. It looks at the dramatic intellectual upheavals that gave birth to it, at the hype that surrounds it, at the people who have promoted it, and at the dramatic implications of its development.
by Ian Bogost - University of Minnesota Press
The ubiquitous iPhone and its kin saturate our lives, changing everything from our communication to our posture. Ian Bogost contrasts the values of Apple's massive success in the twenty-first century with those of its rise in the twentieth.
by Howard Rheingold - Perseus Books
Written by the man known as the First Citizen of the Internet, this book covers Rheingold's experiences with virtual communities. It starts off with his home community, The Well, out of Sausilito, CA, and makes its way through MUDs and beyond.
by danah boyd - Yale University Press
In this book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media. Boyd argues that society fails young people when protectionism hinder teenagers' ability to become informed ...