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Internet dreams : archetypes, myths, and metaphors

Mark Stefik


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  • Title:
    Internet dreams : archetypes, myths, and metaphors
  • Author: Mark Stefik
  • Description: Foreword / Vinton C. Cerf -- Pt.1. The digital library metaphor : the I-Way as publishing and community memory. Excerpt from "As we may think" / Vannevar Bush -- Excerpt from Libraries of the Future / J. C. R. Licklider -- Excerpt from The digital library project, volume 1 : The world of knowbots / Robert E. Kahn and Vinton G. Cerf -- Excerpt from "Communication as the root of scientific progress" / Joshua Lederberg -- Excerpt from "What is the role of libraries in the information economy?" / John Browning -- Technological revolutions and the Gutenberg myth / Scott D. N. Cook -- Excerpt from "Libraries are more than information : situational aspects of electronic libraries" / Vicky Reich and Mark Weiser -- Excerpt from "The electronic capture and dissemination of the cultural practice of Tibetan Thangka painting" / Ranjit Makkuni --
    (cont.) Pt.2. The electronic mail metaphor : the I-Way as a communications medium. Some consequences of electronic groups / Lee Sproull and Samer Faraj -- Netiquette 101 / Jay Machado -- Excerpt from "The MPC adventures : experiences with the generation of VLSI design and implementation methodologies" / Lynn Conway -- Excerpt from "Digital communications and the conduct of science : the new literacy" / Joshua Lederberg -- Pt.3. The Electronic Marketplace metaphor : selling goods and services on the I-Way. Excerpt from "Electronic commerce on the Internet" / from the CommerceNet Home Page -- Excerpt from "Electronic markets and electronic hierarchies" / Thomas W. Malone, Joanne Yates, and Robert I. Benjamin --
    (cont.) Slaves of a new machine : exploring the for-free/for-pay conundrum / Laura Fillmore -- Letting loose the light : igniting commerce in electronic publication / Mark Stefik -- Pt.4. The digital worlds metaphor : the I-Way as a gateway to experience. Excerpt from "Mudding : social phenomena in text-based virtual realities" / Pavel Curtis -- A rape in cyberspace : how an evil clown, a Haitian trikster spirit, two wizards, and a cast of dozens turned a database into a society / Julian Dibbell -- Interaction without society? : what avatars can't do / Harry M. Collins --Excerpt from "Toward portable ideas" / Mark Stefik and John Seely Brown -- The national collaboratory - a white paper / William A. Wulf -- Internet dreams : first encouters of an on-line dream group / Barbara Viglizzo -- Epilogue : choices and dreams.
  • Publication Date: c1996
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (xxiv, 412 p. ) ill..
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-262-28424-3;ISBN 0-585-28561-6
  • Subjects: Information superhighway -- United States; Internet -- United States; Information superhighway -- United States; Internet -- United States; Social Sciences; Library & Information Science; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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