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The Resource The social life of information, John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid

The social life of information, John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid

Label
The social life of information
Title
The social life of information
Statement of responsibility
John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For years pundits have predicted that information technology will obliterate the need for almost everything - from travel to supermarkets to business organizations to social life itself. Individual users, however, tend to be more skeptical. Beaten down by info-glut and exasperated by computer systems fraught with software crashes, viruses, and unintelligible error messages, they find it hard to get a fix on the true potential of the digital revolution." "Drawing from rich learning experiences at Xerox PARC, from examples such as IBM, Chiat/Day Advertising, and California's "Virtual University," and from historical, social, and cultural research, the authors sharply challenge the futurists' sweeping predictions. They explain how many of the tools, jobs, and organizations seemingly targeted for future extinction in fact provide useful social resources that people will fight to keep. Rather than aiming technological bullets at these "relics," we should instead look for ways that the new world of bits can learn from and complement them."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, John Seely
Dewey number
303.48/33
Index
index present
LC call number
HM851
LC item number
.B76 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Duguid, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Information society
  • Information technology
Label
The social life of information, John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
42475952
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 320 pages
Isbn
9780875847627
Lccn
99049068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The social life of information, John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
42475952
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 320 pages
Isbn
9780875847627
Lccn
99049068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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