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Net & Web

ByAndreas Sofroniou

This book describes the prospects of the Internet and the Web as a system, covering: Surfing in Cyberspace, Fiction and Reality, Cyber-ethics, Social Interactions, other subjects related to the Internet and the World Wide Web. It includes the history of the Internet, its current functions and the possible growth of the Internet in the future. It includes the Internet as a hybrid medium, combining aspects of the printing press, the telephone, the public bulletin board, and the private letter. It also covers transmission without the physical plant required by conventional broadcasting. Also, the prediction of super-speed and a possible successor network, that of an ‘information superhighway’, a term which refers to a unified, interactive system of electronic communication.

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Publication Date
Apr 8, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781291823998
Category
Computers & Technology
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Andreas Sofroniou

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Format
PDF

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