How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
Size: 67.72 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 ...

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262334186
Size: 55.65 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 ...

Digital Russia

Author: Michael Gorham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317810740
Size: 77.38 MB
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Digital Russia provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which new media technologies have shaped language and communication in contemporary Russia.

Cartographies Of Tsardom

Author: Valerie Ann Kivelson
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801472534
Size: 63.48 MB
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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

A Martian Stranded On Earth

Author: Nikolai Krementsov
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226454126
Size: 10.11 MB
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Examines Bogdanov's roles as revolutionary, novelist, and scientist, presenting his protagonist as a coherent thinker who pursued his ideas in a wide range of venues.

Spam

Author: Finn Brunton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026201887X
Size: 42.68 MB
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Every time we go online, we participate in the system of spam, with choices, refusals, and purchases the consequences of which we may not understand. This is a book about what spam is, how it works, and what it means.

Red Atom

Author: Paul R. Josephson
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 0822978474
Size: 63.25 MB
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Paul Josephson illuminates the problems that can befall any society heavily invested in large-scale technology.

Arguments That Count

Author: Rebecca Slayton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262019442
Size: 71.68 MB
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But how do these experts make sense of a highly uncertain future? In Arguments that Count, Rebecca Slayton offers an important new perspective.

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 67.26 MB
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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.

Signal Traffic

Author: Lisa Parks
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780252080876
Size: 16.92 MB
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The contributors to Signal Traffic investigate how the material artifacts of media infrastructure--transoceanic cables, mobile telephone towers, Internet data centers, and the like--intersect with everyday life.