How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
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How, despite thirty years of effort, Soviet attempts to build a national computer network were undone by socialists who seemed to behave like capitalists.

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262534666
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262334186
Size: 25.82 MB
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

All The Facts

Author: James W. Cortada
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190460679
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"A history of the role of information in the United States since 1870"--

Digital Keywords

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880556
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Bookended by a critical introduction and a list of over two hundred other digital keywords, these essays provide concise, compelling arguments about our current mediated condition.

America Calling

Author: Claude S. Fischer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520915008
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Deftly written and meticulously researched, America Calling adds an important new chapter to the social history of our nation and illuminates a fundamental aspect of cultural modernism that is integral to contemporary life.

Media Localism

Author: Christopher Ali
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252099168
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How should we define local media in the first place? Christopher Ali delves into our ideas about localism and their far-reaching repercussions for the discourse of federal media policy and regulation.

Cartographies Of Tsardom

Author: Valerie Ann Kivelson
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801472534
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"By studying 17th century maps Kivelson sheds light on Muscovite Russia - the relationship of state and society, the growth of an empire, the rise of serfdom and the place of Orthodox Christianity in society"-OCLC

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
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A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics.

Arguments That Count

Author: Rebecca Slayton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262019442
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How differing assessments of risk by physicists and computer scientists have influenced public debate over nuclear defense.