The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet

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2012 Honorable Mention from the Association of Internet Researchers for their Annual Best Book Prize Outstanding Academic Title from 2011 by Choice Magazine This book about America's romance with computer communication looks at the internet, not as harbinger of the future or the next big thing, but as an expression of the times. Streeter demonstrates that our ideas about what connected computers are for have been in constant flux since their invention. In the 1950s they were imagined as the means for fighting nuclear ...

The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet 2010, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814741160

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The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet 2010, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814741153

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