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 J. D. Lasica - The Aspen Institute
The author explores the transformative possibilities of the cloud computing for culture, commerce and personal communication. The report considers potential consequences for privacy, governance and security, and it includes policy recommendations.
- Amsterdam University Press
This book considers the role of the open data movement in fostering transformation, showing that at the heart of any successful mobilization will be an emerging open data ecosystem and new ways for societal actors to effectively produce and use data.
by Howard Rheingold - The MIT Press
Where will our new machines take us? Back in 1985, forward-thinking Howard Rheingold asked research pioneers to describe the nascent personal-computer revolution and its trajectory. The book is an excellent slice of retrospective 'futurism'.
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.