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From Spaceship Earth To Google Ocean: Planetary Icons, Indexes, and Infrastructures

Stefan Helmreich, Sophia Roosth, and Michele Friedner

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how digital media represent seawater, relying upon, but also making invisible, the built infrastructures—commercial, political, military—that have permitted the oceanic world to ... More


 From Mein Kampf to Google

Neil Weinstock Netanel

in Copyright's Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195137620
eISBN:
9780199871629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137620.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For some, copyright's speech burdens are painfully obvious. But many others do not perceive that copyright poses any serious conflict with freedom of speech.This Chapter presents some illustrative ... More


Application to Other Modern Debates

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the application of infrastructure theory to other modern debates covering Google Books, peer-to-peer file-sharing software, and open-source software.


The Internet Trap

Matthew Hindman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691159263
eISBN:
9780691184074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159263.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Internet was supposed to fragment audiences and make media monopolies impossible. Instead, behemoths like Google and Facebook now dominate the time we spend online—and grab all the profits from ... More


Investigating English Phraseology with Two Tools: NSM and Google

Anna Wierzbicka

in Experience, Evidence, and Sense: The Hidden Cultural Legacy of English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195368000
eISBN:
9780199867653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368000.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter discusses experience of comparing the conclusions drawn from the semantic analysis of selected collocations (combining sense with an adjective) with the results of Google searches that ... More


Google Rules: The History and Future of Copyright Under the Influence of Google

Joanne Elizabeth Gray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190072070
eISBN:
9780190072100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Google Rules traces the rise of Google through its legal, commercial, and political negotiations over copyright. The first part of the book shows how the public interest suffers in a digital ... More


Copyright and Mass Digitization

Maurizio Borghi and Stavroula Karapapa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664559
eISBN:
9780191758409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664559.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Mass digitization of texts, images, and other creative works promises to unprecedentedly enhance access to culture and knowledge. With the electronic ‘library of Alexandria’ having started to ... More


Google Me: One-Click Democracy

Barbara Cassin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278060
eISBN:
9780823280506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278060.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

In this witty and openly polemical critique of Google, Barbara Cassin looks at Google’s claims to organize knowledge, and its alleged ethical basis, through a reading of its two founding principles: ... More


China's Internet and Government Policy *

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter considers several dimensions of China's Internet. It begins by examining other national models of Internet development. It then assesses the Chinese government's role in building and ... More


Navigation and search

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers the specifics of walks, navigation, and search processes in networks of various architectures and geometries. It starts with discussion of random walks on complex networks, ... More


The Millian Epistemological Argument for Autonomy Rights

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter applies the Millian epistemology to ground a robust, inalienable right to freedom of expression and to ground the other autonomy rights, as necessary for the process of the social ... More


Human Information Retrieval

Julian Warner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Information retrieval in the age of Internet search engines has become part of ordinary discourse and everyday practice: “Google” is a verb in common usage. Thus far, more attention has been given to ... More


Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Miklos Sarvary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

We live in an “Information Age” of overabundant data and lightning-fast transmission. Yet although information and knowledge represent key factors in most economic decisions, we often forget that ... More


The Shape of Things to Come

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The concluding chapter examines the nature of professional practice as it has matured over the last 20 years. The chapter shows in detail how design evolved from the shaping of objects to become an ... More


Network search: A discussion of methods for searching networks for particular vertices or items, a process important for web search and peer-to-peer networks, and for our understanding of the workings of social networks

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 4 showed examples of networks that have information stored at their vertices: the World Wide Web, citation networks, peer-to-peer networks, and so forth. These networks can store large ... More


Epilogue: From Cosmography to Cosmopolitanism

Ayesha Ramachandran

in The Worldmakers: Global Imagining in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288796
eISBN:
9780226288826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288826.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The epilogue begins with an explication of the famous Fool’s Cap Map and outlines the major thematic arcs of the book’s meditation on worldmaking: the circular dialectic from the self to world and ... More


Google vs. The Copyright Tradition: Litigating “Innovate First, Permission Later”

Joanne Elizabeth Gray

in Google Rules: The History and Future of Copyright Under the Influence of Google

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190072070
eISBN:
9780190072100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072070.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter provides an examination of Google’s US copyright case law, covering disputes over Google’s use, without permission, of copyrighted content in Google Search, Google Images, Google Books, ... More


Form and Energeia in the Work of Barbara Cassin (For M)

Michael Syrotinski

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

For Barbara Cassin, the distinguished French philosopher and Greek philologist, and editor of the acclaimed Vocabulaire européen des philosophies: Dictionnaire des intraduisibles, the question of ... More


The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Jose van Dijck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book studies the rise of social media in the first decade of the twenty-first century, up until 2012. It provides both a historical and a critical analysis of the emergence of networking ... More


Privacy, Speech, and the Digital Imagination

Robert C. Post

in Free Speech in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190883591
eISBN:
9780190883638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883591.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Norms of privacy are grounded in social practices. When social practices are unsettled and rapidly evolving, as they are in digital space, these norms are subject to confusion and uncertainty. A good ... More


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