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Title:
The Internet
Author:
Young, Gray.
Publication Information:
New York : H.W. Wilson, 1998.
Physical Description:
viii, 215 pages ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
A brief history of the internet / Walt Howe -- How servers find needle in haystack of the net / Peter Wayner -- Taming the beast / Mary Leonard -- Congress finds no easy answers to internet controversies / Juliana Gruenwald -- Technorealism overview -- A framework for global electronic commerce -- The promise of one to one (a love story) / Chip Bayers -- Old-line retailers resist online life / Jennifer Steinhauer -- The American way of spam / Amy Harmon -- Why Web warriors might worry / Andie Tucher -- Basic internet tips -- The Web reflects a wider world / Michel Marriott -- Cyberghetto: blacks are falling through the net / Frederick L. McKissack Jr. -- Bringing the internet to the developing world / Ron Chepesiuk -- Indonesia revolt was net driven / David L. Marcus -- The keyboard kids / Brad Stone -- Protecting our children from internet smut: moral duty or moral panic? / Julia Wilkins -- No telling / Virginia Postrel -- Clipping encryption / Rick Henderson -- Computer professionals for social responsibility filtering FAQ / Harry Hochheiser -- Before you cite a site / Carol Caruso -- Ten commandments for building the medium / Steve Case -- 4 forces that will shape the internet / Andrew Kupfer -- The strain for net gain / Gary H. Anthes -- The future of the internet / George Conrades.
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ISBN:
9780824209452
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Book

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Central Library TK5105.875.I57 I46 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Collects 25 articles on the Internet from publications such as the New York Times, Wired, Reason, Computerworld, and online publications such as delphi.com and technorealism.org. The articles are divided into sections titled: what is the Internet; the Internet and business; the Internet and society; and what's next? Specific topics include how servers find a needle in the haystack of the net; cyberghetto: blacks are falling through the net; protecting our children from Internet smut; and the future of the Internet. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


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