The Soul of the Internet

The Soul of the Internet : Net Gods, Netizens and the Wiring of the World

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This text discusses the history of the Internet. Chronologically organized, it covers all important events - technical, political, social, - that led to the development of the Internet, using cultural themes to unify the book thematically. The text incorporates interviews with the top "personalities" involved in the beginnings, development, and continuing success of the Internet, and well as a section of photographs that give visual illustration to important places, events, and people.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 30mm | 721.21g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1850321914
  • 9781850321910

Table of contents

The Internet then and now; foundations - before the Internet; laying the foundations; the network boom; consolidation; the weaving of the Webs; the emergence of the Internet culture; the tribes and their tools; letting the genie out of the bottle; to sir.school.edu //with love [blush] :-). ; the new dissemination of knowledge; the emergence of cyberculture; the White House takes Charge; opportunity surfing - the Internet opens for business; Conclusion: the future is a foreign country.
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