Knowledge Machines: Language and Information in a Technological Society, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Knowledge Machines

Language and Information in a Technological Society, 1st Edition

By Denise E. Murray

Routledge

216 pages

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Paperback: 9780582071315
pub: 1995-08-03
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Description

Provides a wide-ranging survey of the sociolinguistic issues raised by the impact of information technology. The author demonstrates how and in which ways the new technologies both affect human communication and are in turn affected by the way people communicate using the technologies.

Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface

1. Introduction

2. People communicating

3. The computer at work

4. The computer as phone message service

5. The computer as communication site

6. The computer as text processor

7. The computer as knowledge broker

8. Public highway or private road? or Who is in charge?

Glossary

References

Index

About the Series

Language In Social Life

Language in Social Life is a major new series which highlights the importance of language to an understanding of issues of social and professional concern. It will be of practical relevance to all those wanting to understand how the ways we communicate both influence and are influenced by the structures and forces of contemporary social institutions.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009050
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics