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The Resource Electric dreams : computers in American culture, Ted Friedman

Electric dreams : computers in American culture, Ted Friedman

Label
Electric dreams : computers in American culture
Title
Electric dreams
Title remainder
computers in American culture
Statement of responsibility
Ted Friedman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Friedman, Ted
Government publication
publication of autonomous or semi autonomous component of government
Illustrations
phonodisk
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Computers and civilization
  • Computers
  • Computers
Label
Electric dreams : computers in American culture, Ted Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-255) and index
Contents
Introduction : the dialectic of technological determinism -- Part I. Mainframe culture. Charles Babbage and the politics of computer memory -- Ideologies of information processing: from analog to digital -- Filming the "electronic brain" -- Part II. The personal computer. The many creators of the personal computer -- Apple's 1984 -- The rise of the simulation game -- Part III. The interpersonal computer. Imagining cyberspace -- Dot-com politics -- Beyond Napster -- Linux and utopia -- Conclusion : cybertopia today
Control code
60742025
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 275 p.
Isbn
9780814727409
Lccn
2005017512
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Electric dreams : computers in American culture, Ted Friedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-255) and index
Contents
Introduction : the dialectic of technological determinism -- Part I. Mainframe culture. Charles Babbage and the politics of computer memory -- Ideologies of information processing: from analog to digital -- Filming the "electronic brain" -- Part II. The personal computer. The many creators of the personal computer -- Apple's 1984 -- The rise of the simulation game -- Part III. The interpersonal computer. Imagining cyberspace -- Dot-com politics -- Beyond Napster -- Linux and utopia -- Conclusion : cybertopia today
Control code
60742025
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 275 p.
Isbn
9780814727409
Lccn
2005017512
Other physical details
ill.

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