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Conclusion II: Learning from Finland

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

in The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The chapter enumerates several lessons that other countries can learn from the development experiences of Finland. The country's welfare state compliments its information society. Another lesson is ... More


The Culture of the Internet

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter deals with the culture of the producers and users at the source of the Internet’s creation and configuration. It notes that culture means a set of values and beliefs informing behaviour, ... More


Innovation about Innovating: The Unlikely Innovation System: The State, Corporate Business, Universities, and Hackers

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

in The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

An essential element for a country to attain productivity growth is innovation. This chapter discusses the various strategies that Finland introduced in order to develop its innovation system and ... More


The Power of Identity: Identity Driving the Information Society and the Information Society Building Identity

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

in The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter explores the relationship between a network society and identity. The chapter also examines the history of survival an information country in terms of culture, economy, biology, and ... More


Cybertheology: Thinking Christianity in the Era of the Internet

Antonio Spadaro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256990
eISBN:
9780823261451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256990.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this book, Fr. Antonio Spadaro, S.J., Director of the Italian Journal La Civiltà Cattolica, attempts to address a new phenomenon – Cybertheology. If theology is talking about God, Cybertheology is ... More


Introduction

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192888
eISBN:
9780691194172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192888.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on internal negotiations of diversity proponents and their mediating work within open-technology communities. It explains why it matters if hackers and open-technology ... More


An Unsuccessful Dig: A review of G. P. Baker and P. M. S. Hacker, Frege: Logical Excavations *

Michael Dummett

in Frege and Other Philosophers

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236283
eISBN:
9780191597343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823628X.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A detailed review of the book on Frege by the late Gordon Baker and Peter Hacker. They regard his philosophy as having no real affinity or important links with the work of later philosophers and ... More


Second Thoughts: A revised version of a ‘Reply to “Dummett's Dig”, by Baker and Hacker’ *

Michael Dummett

in Frege and Other Philosophers

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236283
eISBN:
9780191597343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823628X.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter replies to a rejoinder by Baker and Hacker to the forgoing review.


Data Theft

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter details the consequences of data breaches for a company and its customers. Someone has discovered that the company has stored personal details of customers in an unencrypted database on ... More


Reconstructing Society and the Economy in the Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

in A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042737
eISBN:
9780252051593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042737.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 charts the other part of the Reconstruction experience--the activities of social and economic reconstruction. Extending the story into the late 1880s, it follows the rapid construction of ... More


The Free Software Paradigm and the Hacker Ethic

Richard Stallman and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This dialogue is preceded by an introduction about Richard Stallman and the power of “code”, by Lawrence Lessing, as well as a detailed biography of Richard revised by himself. In the conversation ... More


Perception and Testimony as Data Providers

Luciano Floridi

in The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833635
eISBN:
9780191872068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833635.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The first part of this chapter articulates an answer in terms of a re-interpretation of perception and testimony as data providers rather than full-blown cases of knowledge. But then, if perception ... More


The Dot-Com Boom and the Genesis of a Lucrative Feedback Loop

Andrew J. Stewart

in A Vulnerable System: The History of Information Security in the Computer Age

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758942
eISBN:
9781501759048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758942.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter evaluates the dot-com boom, which was a speculative bubble wherein the value of internet stocks rose for an extended period beyond anything that could be justified on economic grounds. ... More


Vulnerability Disclosure, Bounties, and Markets

Andrew J. Stewart

in A Vulnerable System: The History of Information Security in the Computer Age

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758942
eISBN:
9781501759048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758942.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the obsession with technical security vulnerabilities at the beginning of the twenty-first century. A vulnerability that is not common knowledge and for which no patch has yet ... More


The Past as Gift

Amir Eshel

in Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226924953
eISBN:
9780226924960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924960.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the works of Hans-Ulrich Treichel, Norbert Gstrein, Bernhard Schlink, W. G. Sebald, and Katharina Hacker. These writers have a broader notion of Germany's “recent past”, which ... More


Climategate: The Real Story

Michael E. Mann

in The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152556
eISBN:
9780231526388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152556.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter takes a look at the real story behind the so-called climategate. On November 17, 2009, a hacker operating via an anonymous server located in Turkey, uploaded a large file, FOIA.zip, to ... More


Lifehacker

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0025
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1950s, some of the brightest students seldom attended classes. Instead they loitered around the Tech Model Railroad Club. The most brilliant were ... More


We Need Algorithms That Can Make Explicit What Is Implicit

Bernardo Cuenca Grau and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, Bernardo Cuenca Grau, a computer scientist at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, begins by explaining his research in technology based on ontologies and ... More


Teenage Mutant Cyborg Vampires: Consumption as Prosthesis

Rob Latham

in Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226468914
eISBN:
9780226467023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467023.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the cyberpunk subcultures of the 1980s and 1990s, where bold figurations of youth-machine hybrids explicitly emerged. It describes the work of Richard Calder, whose Dead trilogy ... More


Mind and Matter

Robert G. Shulman

in Brain Imaging: What it Can (and Cannot) Tell Us About Consciousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199838721
eISBN:
9780199345373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838721.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Brain imaging methods, which directly measure neurophysiological parameters of metabolism such as blood flow and the rates of glucose and oxygen consumption, have sometimes been used to identify ... More


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