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Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access

Societies and Cities in the Age of Instant Access
  • Author: Harvey J. Miller
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9781402054273
  • Page: 370
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Misses, near-misses and surprises in forecasting the informational city......................................... 71 ... The cracked crystal ball: Seven foundation myths of the informational city. ... Cities in the age of instant access?

We are on the verge of what many are calling the "second information revolution," based on ubiquitous access to both computing and information. The technologies of instant access have potential to transform dramatically our lives. This book contains chapters by leading international experts. They discuss issues surrounding the impact of instant access on cities, daily lives, transportation, privacy, social and economic networks, community and education.


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