The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society
Manuel CastellsISBN: 0199255776;
Manuel Castells is one of the world's leading thinkers on the new information age, hailed by The Economist as ""the first significant philosopher of cyberspace,"" and by Christian Science Monitor as ""a pioneer who has hacked out a logical, well-documented, and coherent picture of early 21st century civilization, even as it rockets forward largely in a blur."" Now, in The Internet Galaxy, this brilliantly insightful writer speculates on how the Internet will change our lives. Castells believes that we are ""entering, full speed, the Internet Galaxy, in the midst of informed bewilderment."" His aim in this exciting and profound work is to help us to understand how the Internet came into being, and how it is affecting every area of human life--from work,politics, planning and development, media, and privacy, to our social interaction and life in the home. We are at ground zero of the new network society. In this book, its major commentator reveals the Internet's huge capacity to...
- OZON.ru 2444