The Laws of Cool: Knowledge , Work and the Culture of Information
Alan LiuISBN: 0226486990; 9780226486994;
Knowledge work is now the reigning business paradigm and affects even the world of higher education. But what perspective can the knowledge of the humanities and arts contribute to a world of knowledge work whose primary mission is business? And what is the role of information technology as both the servant of the knowledge economy and the medium of a new technological cool? In The Laws of Cool , Alan Liu reflects on these questions as he considers the emergence of new information technologiesand their profound influence on the forms and practices of knowledge.