Social Aspects of Computing & IT Products

  • Infoglut

    How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know, 1st Edition

    By Mark Andrejevic

    Today, more mediated information is available to more people than at any other time in human history. New and revitalized sense-making strategies multiply in response to the challenges of "cutting through the clutter" of competing narratives and taming the avalanche of information. Data miners, "…

    Paperback – 2013-06-17

  • The Politics of the Internet in Third World Development

    Challenges in Contrasting Regimes with Case Studies of Costa Rica and Cuba, 1st Edition

    By Bert Hoffmann

    This book examines the political and developmental implications of the new information and communication technologies (NICT) in the Third World. Whereas the concept of the "digital divide" tends to focus on technological and quantitative indicators, this work stresses the crucial role played by the…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Latin American Studies

  • Systems Practice in the Information Society

    1st Edition

    By José-Rodrigo Córdoba-Pachón

    As a collection of ideas and methodologies, systems thinking has made an impact in organizations and in particular in the information systems field. However, this main emphasis on organizations limits the scope of systems thinking and practice. There is a need first to use systems thinking in…

    Paperback – 2009-12-16
    Routledge Series in Information Systems

  • Programmed Capitalism: Computer-mediated Global Society

    Computer-mediated Global Society, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Estabrooks

    Focuses on how the computer has transformed the economy into an information processing and intelligence system. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.…

    Paperback – 1988-11-30

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