INTERNET -- Social aspects

INTERNET -- Social aspects

 
The Big Switch Carr, Nicholas W.W. Norton & Company , 2008 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Big Switch, Nicholas Carr draws a parallel between the development of electricity as a utility at the turn of the 20th century and the development of the Internet at the turn of the 21st century...

 
 
Online Gravity McCarthy, Paul X. Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2015 Technology

An invisible force is driving today’s economy: online gravity, the ability certain companies have to acquire overwhelming market share and disproportionate rewards through the power of the Internet. In Online...

 
 
The End of Absence Harris, Michael The Penguin Group , 2014 Relationships, Technology

In an always-on, constantly connected digital environment, the appreciation of solitude is becoming a dying art. Yet some of life's richest rewards result from periods of solitude -- or what...

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Pulse Hubbard, Douglas W. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Customer Focus, Marketing, Technology

Companies have a vast, free, and mostly untapped resource of information about trends affecting them and their customers: the Internet. When people search online, blog, tweet, or write online reviews, they leave behind...

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The Net Delusion Morozov, Evgeny PublicAffairs , 2011 Social Responsibility, Technology

Journalists and politicians alike seem to have pinned their hopes for the spread of democracy on the Internet and social media. In contrast, in The Net Delusion, Evgeny Morozov points out that...

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