i in the Sky: Visions of the Information Future, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

i in the Sky

Visions of the Information Future, 1st Edition

Edited by Alison Scammell


320 pages

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Hardback: 9781579582623
pub: 2000-07-01
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pub: 2012-11-12
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i in the Sky is a collection of essays by more than 40 experts, including such leading writers as Charles Handy, Don Tapscott, and Kevin Warwick, giving their personal vision of the future of information. Information here is given its widest meaning and includes such subjects as the Internet, electronic commerce, cybernetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, and even computers as fashion accessories. Information as phenomenon pervades all areas of life, and its evolution has consequences for everyone. Many of the essays have as their central themes the future of computer intelligence; library and information services; interactive Internet marketing; networked learning in higher education; the linking of technology enabling remote and online communication to the deconstruction of the modern corporation; artificial intelligence; scholarly communication; smart houses; intelligent appliances; etc.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies