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Building cyberspace: a brief history of Internet

Jon Bing

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter provides a history of the development of the Internet in terms of its infrastructure, applications, and sources of inspiration. In doing so, it portrays the chief personalities, ideas, ... More


Why teach? The evolutionary origins and ecological consequences of costly information transfer

Livio Riboli-Sasco, Sam Brown, and François Taddei

in Sociobiology of Communication: an interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199216840
eISBN:
9780191712043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216840.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

If teaching is omnipresent in our knowledge societies, we know little about its evolutionary origins and we can hardly predict the outcome of today ever faster speed of information transfer made ... More


The Space of Crime

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter considers how a cultural insistence on confined space emerges in direct proportion to the manifest range or intensity of female networking. Beginning with the tradition of the locked ... More


The internet and clinical neuropsychology: privacy, personal safety and effective internet use

Vaughan Bell

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.043
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

The internet is the single largest and most diverse resource available to clinical neuropsychologists and remains a powerful ally for any patient focused practitioner. It is useful not only because ... More


Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Christopher Slobogin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226762838
eISBN:
9780226762944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Without our consent and often without our knowledge, the government can constantly monitor many of our daily activities, using closed circuit TV, global positioning systems, and a wide array of other ... More


The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America

David M. Henkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327204
eISBN:
9780226327228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327228.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Americans commonly recognize television, e-mail, and instant messaging as agents of pervasive cultural change. But many of us may not realize that what we now call snail mail was once just as ... More


The Social Effects of Keitai and Personal Computer E-mail in Japan

Kakuko Miyata, Jeffrey Boase, and Barry Wellman

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on keitai, its adoption and social effects, and presents arguments on the role of keitai in developing new supportive relationships, highlighting three supportive dimensions ... More


Using Data for Growth

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers suggestions on how to use data for worker center growth. Strong organizations know the importance of good data and invest people, money, and time into creating effective data ... More


Writing

Maurizio Ferraris

in Where Are You?: An Ontology of the Cell Phone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256150
eISBN:
9780823261321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256150.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the function of mobile phones as writing machines that, together with e-mails, do not only convey phonetic writing but also ideograms. It first outlines a phenomenology of the ... More


Introduction: ‘For what is a letter?’

Jonathan Ellis

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Introduction outlines the history and reception of poets’ letters from the Romantic period to the present day, what many epistolary critics might gloss as a journey from ‘the golden age of letter ... More


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