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Dot-coms: On top of the world for a while

G. Anandalingam and Henry C. Lucas

in Beware the Winner's Curse: Victories that Can Sink You and Your Company

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177404
eISBN:
9780199789559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177404.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Many dot.com companies, declared to be the winners in the new economy, were expected to change completely the paradigm of doing business and drive down the market shares of traditional “bricks and ... More


The Internet: Still Wide Open and Competitive?

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Although the three major subsectors of the information sector—mass media, telecommunications, and information technology—developed at different times and paces, technological and regulatory ... More


The Servant as Information Center

Markus Krajewski

in The Server: A Media History from the Present to the Baroque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300180817
eISBN:
9780300186802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180817.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the figure of the servant as an information center, both in connection with and as opposed to modern search engines. It proposes an analogy between the literary character ... More


Transparency and Digital Government

Helen Margetts

in Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263839
eISBN:
9780191734915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263839.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Digital government refers to the use by government of information and communication technology, including the Internet, both internally and to interact with citizens, businesses, and other ... More


The Search Alternative

Ofer Bergman and Steve Whittaker

in The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035170
eISBN:
9780262336291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035170.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The two main retrieval strategies for accessing personal information are navigation and search. Critics of navigation point out that information is hidden from sight in folders that are often within ... More


Searching for Physical and Digital Media: The Evolution of Platforms for Finding Books

Michael R. Baye, Babur De los Santos, and Matthijs R. Wildenbeest

in Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206844
eISBN:
9780226206981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206981.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a data-driven overview of the different online platforms that consumers use to search for books and for booksellers, and documents how the use of these platforms is shifting ... More


Filtering Digital China

Florian Schneider

in China's Digital Nationalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190876791
eISBN:
9780190876838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876791.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

The third chapter of China’s Digital Nationalism discusses a common access route into digital networks: the search engine. The chapter first presents scholarship on web queries and their 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


The Future of Closed Captioning

Sean Zdenek

in Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks to the future of closed captioning by discussing three areas in terms of universal design: video search, search engine optimization, and findability; pedagogy, interactive ... More


Lone Wolves: The Case of Search Engine Optimization

Clay Spinuzzi

in All Edge: Inside the New Workplace Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226236964
eISBN:
9780226237015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237015.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Up to this point, the book has discussed all-edge adhocracies as they form among relatively independent workers. But adhocracies can form wherever work is organized within networks and around ... More


Search Engines and Free Speech Coverage

Heather M. Whitney and Robert Mark Simpson

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/9780190883591.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter investigates whether search engines and other new modes of online communication should be covered by free speech principles. It criticizes the analogical reasoning that contemporary ... More


Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Eli M. Noam and The International Media Concentration Collaboration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

Media concentration has been an issue around the world. To some observers the power of large corporations has never been higher. To others, the Internet has brought openness and diversity. What ... More


Questions of Public Health

Elad Yom-Tov

in Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Epidemiological research is the cornerstone of public health. Frequently, it begins with a hypothesis, for which data is then collected and the hypothesis is proved or disproved. This chapter ... More


Google Inc.: From Search to Global Capital

Barbara Cassin

in Google Me: One-Click Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278060
eISBN:
9780823280506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278060.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

A playful account of the origins of Google, including a concise explanation of the PageRank algorithm. The history is narrated in a vivid present tense as a capitalist success story, with Sergey Brin ... More


Internet Epistemology

Chun Wei Choo

in The Inquiring Organization: How Organizations Acquire Knowledge and Seek Information

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199782031
eISBN:
9780190459598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782031.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the small body of research that examines the epistemic consequences of using Internet-based sources such as search engines, online encyclopedias such as Wikipedia; blogs; social ... More


The Relevance of Algorithms

Tarleton Gillespie

in Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262525374
eISBN:
9780262319461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525374.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Algorithms (particularly those embedded in search engines, social media platforms, recommendation systems, and information databases) play an increasingly important role in selecting what information ... More


Introduction

Julian Warner

in Human Information Retrieval

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013444
eISBN:
9780262259262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013444.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The Internet and its search engines have revolutionized information retrieval. There is a wide gap between search engines and library and information science, as well as between crucially relevant ... More


Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Elad Yom-Tov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book shows how data people leave on the Internet is being employed to answer questions of health and medicine. When we use search engines such as Google or Bing, post messages on social ... More


Who Rules in the “Internet Galaxy”? Battle of the Browsers and Beyond

M. I. Franklin

in Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199982691
eISBN:
9780190252731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199982691.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In 1998 the US Department of Justice took Microsoft to court, charging it with anticompetitive practices. In 2005 and then in 2007 the corporation finally buried the hatchet with the European Union ... More


Rethinking Readership: The Digital Challenge of Audience Construction

Brooke Erin Duffy

in Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037962
eISBN:
9780252095221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how the transformations associated with digitization are reshaping the ways in which publishers of women's magazines think about readership by focusing on their constructions of ... More


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