Netizens: On the History and Impact of the Net
by Michael Hauben, Ronda Hauben
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press 1997
Netizens, one of the first books detailing the Internet, looks at the creation and development of this participatory global computer network. The authors conducted online research to find out what makes the Internet 'tick'. This research results in an informative examination of the pioneering vision and actions that have helped make the Net possible.
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by Marc Abrams - Prentice Hall
Topics covered: History and evolution of the WWW; Existing and evolving Web standards; Effective representation of information on the WWW; Use of object technology for the WWW; Social and legal issues surrounding the WWW; The future of the Web.
by Andy Breeding - Giant Path Publishing
A primer on the different types of online music services and how to use them for music discovery. Though somewhat dated, the fundamentals haven't changed. The chapters on the types of services and music information on the net have remained relevant.
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