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The author argues that the "Information Age" is breeding a new society of barbarians in which the winner takes all. He claims that the world after the information revolution will be one where the gifted few control huge corporations, and shares his apocalyptic view of what will happen.
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  • Book | 288 pages
  • 161.8 x 242.1 x 23.1mm | 562.46g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0749431512
  • 9780749431518

Table of contents

"it was the best of times, it was the worst of times"; information superhighways in cyberspace; the new barbarians; globalization and localization; where do we work? do we work? and what is work anyway?; limits to taxation; the end of liberal democracy?; an age of rage; corrupting the old order; attitudes towards crime; new rituals for old; altruism - who cares?; the making of a new barbarian; mutation of the nation-state; the flight of the information rich; winning through - a strategy for survival/success.
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