Virtual Worlds: A Journey in Hype and Hyperreality
by Benjamin Woolley
Publisher: Penguin 1993
Number of pages: 274
In 'Virtual Worlds', Benjamin Woolley examines the reality of virtual reality. He looks at the dramatic intellectual and cultural 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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
- 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 Christopher M. Kelty - Duke University Press
The book investigates the cultural significance of free software, revealing the practices that have transformed software. Kelty explains how these practices have reoriented the relations of power around the creation of all kinds of knowledge.
by R. Yassini, S. Schley, L. Ellis, R. Brown - Cisco Press
The book examines the promise behind the broadband: high-speed access to interactive media and communications. The authors explain why broadband is more than just a better connection to the Internet, and how it improves on every aspect of life.
by Eric S. Raymond - The MIT Press
A comprehensive compendium of hacker slang illuminating many aspects of hackish tradition, folklore, and humor. This is no snoozer dictionary of technical terms, it's the slang and secret language among computer jocks that offers the most fun.