Global Networks: Computers and International Communication
MIT Press, 1993 - 411 páginas
Global Networks takes up the host of issues raised by the newnetworking technology that now links individuals, groups, and organizations in different countriesand on different continents. The twenty-one contributions focus on the implementation, application,and impact of computer-mediated communication in a global context.
Previouslylimited to scientific research, global networks now have an impact on social, educational, andbusiness communications. Individuals with a personal computer, a modem, and some simple software canjoin a new social community that is based on interest, not location. GlobalNetworks, which was written largely with the assistance of the internet, provides anunderstanding of the issues, opportunities, and pitfalls of this new social connectivity. It looksat how networking technology can support and augment communication and collaboration from suchperspectives as policy constraints and opportunities, language differences, cross-culturalcommunication, and social network design.
Contributors: LindaM. Harasim. John Quarterman. Howard Rheingold. Anne Branscomb. Lee Sproull and Sara Kiesler. MarvinManheim. Hiroshi Ishii. Jan Walls. Michael Kirby and Catherine Murray. Andrew Feenberg. Robin Mason.Margaret Riel. Beryl Bellman, Alex Jeffrey Shapard. Lucio Teles. Howard Frederick. Mitchell Kaporand Daniel Weitzner. Shumpei Kumon and lzurni Aizu. Robert Jacobson.
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Jurisdictional Quandaries for Global Networks
Computers Networks and Work
CrossCultural Communication and CSCW
The WBSI Experience
Computer Conferencing and the New Europe
Cognitive Apprenticeship on Global Networks
The Case for a Global Hypernetwork
Counting the Stars
The Global Authoring Network
CyberSociety: computer-mediated communication and community
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