How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
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How, despite thirty years of effort, Soviet attempts to build a national computer network were undone by socialists who seemed to behave like capitalists.

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262534666
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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 Keywords

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880556
Size: 46.26 MB
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Bookended by a critical introduction and a list of over two hundred other digital keywords, these essays provide concise, compelling arguments about our current mediated condition.

The Internet Social Media And A Changing China

Author: Jacques deLisle
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812292669
Size: 28.12 MB
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The Internet and social media are pervasive and transformative forces in contemporary China. Nearly half of China's 1.3 billion citizens use the Internet, and tens of millions use Sina Weibo, a platform similar to Twitter or Facebook.

America Calling

Author: Claude S. Fischer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520915008
Size: 66.58 MB
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Deftly written and meticulously researched, America Calling adds an important new chapter to the social history of our nation and illuminates a fundamental aspect of cultural modernism that is integral to contemporary life.

Cybernetic Revolutionaries

Author: Eden Medina
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016494
Size: 31.34 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.

Making The Soviet Intelligentsia

Author: Benjamin Tromly
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107656028
Size: 77.82 MB
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Making the Soviet Intelligentsia explores the formation of educated elites in Russian and Ukrainian universities during the early Cold War.

Entangled Geographies

Author: Gabrielle Hecht
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262515784
Size: 38.66 MB
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Investigations into how technologies became peculiar forms of politics in an expanded geography of the Cold War.

The Cybernetics Moment

Author: Ronald R. Kline
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421416719
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This is a book for everyone to read, relish, and think about."— Choice "As a whole, the book presents a comprehensive in-depth retrospective analysis of the contribution of the American scientific school to the making, formation, and ...