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This chapter takes a critical look at the notion of ‘the information revolution’, setting it in a historical context, and examining why each word in the phrase is problematic. Technological utopian claims for a range of technologies are considered, and caution –even scepticism – is advised when encountering them.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Copyright Holders:||2011 Taylor & Francis|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Communication and Systems|
|Depositing User:||Christopher Bissell|
|Date Deposited:||07 Jul 2011 15:07|
|Last Modified:||06 Mar 2013 12:49|
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