Global Networks: Computers and International Communication
Global Networks takes up the host of issues raised by the new networking technologythat now links individuals, groups, and organizations in different countries and on differentcontinents. The twenty-one contributions focus on the implementation, application, and impact ofcomputer-mediated communication in a global context.Previously limited to scientific research,global networks now have an impact on social, educational, and business communications. Individualswith a personal computer, a modem, and some simple software can join a new social community that isbased on interest, not location. Global Networks, which was written largely with the assistance ofthe internet, provides an understanding of the issues, opportunities, and pitfalls of this newsocial connectivity. It looks at how -networking technology can support and augment communicationand collaboration from such perspectives as policy constraints and opportunities, languagedifferences, cross-cultural communication, and social network design.Contributors: Linda M. Harasim.John Quarterman. Howard Rheingold. Anne Branscomb. Lee Sproull and Sara Kiesler. Marvin Manheim.Hiroshi Ishii. Jan Walls. Michael Kirby and Catherine Murray. Andrew Feenberg. Robin Mason. MargaretRiel. Beryl Bellman, Alex Jeffrey Shapard. Lucio Teles. Howard Frederick. Mitchell Kapor and DanielWeitzner. Shumpei Kumon and lzurni Aizu. Robert Jacobson.
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