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6 edition of Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access (GeoJournal Library) found in the catalog.

Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access (GeoJournal Library)

by Harvey J. Miller

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Urban communities,
  • Science,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • Human Geography,
  • Information Technology,
  • Computers : Information Technology,
  • GIS,
  • Information,
  • Internet,
  • Science / Geography,
  • Social Science : Human Geography,
  • computer,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Congresses,
  • Sociological aspects,
  • Technology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8372198M
    ISBN 101402054262
    ISBN 109781402054266

      Book cover Looking forward to reading Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World. @yalebooks @farman ht @RadioNational @LNLonRN Delayed Response Recommended Listening Pneumatic tubes: the instant messaging technology that transformed the world (Late Night Live, Radio National, Australia) . Augmented by Brett King looks at the technology of today ( at the of publication), and tries to predict future trends in tech. This was a so-so book for me. King doesn't adequate address security concerns, and as this book was written several years ago, many of the companies he references have had large data breaches, or in the case of /5.

    The numerical language of control is made of codes that mark access to information, or reject it. – Deleuze, Postscript on the Societies of Control. In “Postscript”, Deleuze invites us to observe the shift of capitalism from production to financialization. Capitalism of the analog era focused on the Fordist modes of fabricating things. The Second Great Age of Capitalism. Americans, other citizens of the industrialized world, and many peoples in other parts of the international economy have entered what the financial expert and economic commentator, David D. Hale has called .

    Sarah Moss' novel Ghost Wall is set in Northumberland, Britain where Emperor Hadrian (AD ) ordered his troops to build a wall about AD when the region was under Roman rule. It's estimated that the wall was built over a six year span by at le men. Excavations reveal that many sections of the wall were originally ditches and mounds of turf, later fortified with cut . During the Renaissance the status of upper-class women declined – in terms of the kind of work they performed, their access to property and political power, and their role in shaping the outlook of their society, women had generally less power than women in the feudal age; In cities of Renaissance Italy, young ladies learned their letters and.


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