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The Hyperlinked Society: Questioning Connections in the Digital Age
by Joseph Turow, Lokman Tsui - University of Michigan Press , 2008
The book addresses a series of questions about the ways in which hyperlinks organize behavior online. These essays will be valuable to anyone interested in the connections that structure communication discourse in the world of digital media.
The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future
by Martin Ford - Acculant , 2009
This groundbreaking book by a computer engineer and entrepreneur shows how accelerating technology is likely to have a highly disruptive influence on our economy in the near future, and may well already be a factor in the current global crisis.
Lentis: The Social Interface of Technology
- Wikibooks , 2011
'Lentis: The Social Interface of Technology' is a guidebook to the realm where technological phenomena and social phenomena intersect. If we think of technology and society as domains that overlap, the common domain they share is a lens in shape.
Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub
by Lori Kendall - University of California Press , 2002
Lori Kendall explores the brave new world of social relations as they have evolved on the Internet. In this highly readable ethnography, she examines how men and women negotiate their gender roles on an online forum she calls BlueSky.
We the Media
by Dan Gillmor - O'Reilly Media, Inc. , 2004
The book about journalism's transformation from a mass-media structure to something more democratic, a story of evolutionary change and a modern revolution, because technology has given us a toolkit that allows anyone to become a journalist.