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Economic Specialization: Pathways to Change

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Industries, firms, and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and Los Angeles did not plan the economic divergence of their regions. They faced challenges from the restructuring of the Old Economy and ... More


Online Prejudice and Discrimination: From Dating to Hating

Kimberly Barsamian Kahn, Katherine Spencer, and Jack Glaser

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter delves into the phenomena of prejudice and discrimination on the Internet, including an examination of the ways in which online prejudice affects offline behavior. It is hypothesized ... More


Guerilla Engineers: The Internet and the Politics of Freedom in Indonesia

Joshua Barker

in Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226276496
eISBN:
9780226276663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter charts the role of Onno Purbo (Hasan Poerbo's son) and his colleagues in building the Indonesian Internet in the 1990s and early 2000s, and shows how their work involved an attempt to ... More


The Emergence of a Nonbiological Intelligence

Michail Bletsas 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/9780262036016.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Michail Bletsas, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab and Director of the Network Computing Systems Group at MIT, is convinced that the 21st century will see the emergence of biological ... More


Contested Rituals in Virtual Worlds

Simone Heidbrink, Nadja Miczek, and Kerstin Radde-Antweiler

in Ritual, Media, and Conflict

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735235
eISBN:
9780199895175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735235.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies disrupted online rituals in virtual worlds such as Second Life and World of Warcraft, examining negotiations concerning the emergence and resolution of ritual conflicts. By ... More


Conclusion

Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød

in The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190918309
eISBN:
9780190918347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918309.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The final chapter concludes the book with a summary of the key findings and a discussion of their academic and policy implications. The main insight is that increasing Internet penetration helps to ... More


The Best Way(s) Forward

Evan Osborne

in Self-Regulation and Human Progress: How Society Gains When We Govern Less

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804796446
eISBN:
9781503604247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796446.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

There is good reason to be skeptical of the assumption that political regulation operates with the public interest in mind. Scientific productivity has continued to advance in the past half-century, ... More


Reinforcement or Substitution? Internet and Protest across Different Autocracies

Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød

in The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190918309
eISBN:
9780190918347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918309.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Autocratic regimes differ in the extent of individual freedoms they grant their citizens. In particular, in some autocracies, citizens are allowed to form organizations, while in others, freedom of ... More


Online Hinduism

Heinz Scheifinger

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

Technological change is a fundamental element of modernity, and an exploration of modern Hinduism must take seriously the role of technology in religious transformation. While the nineteenth century ... More


The Logic of Physics versus the Logic of Computer Science

Bebo White 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/9780262036016.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Bebo White, the physicist and computational scientist at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Stanford University, was one of the first people to get involved in Web technology as a result of ... More


Communication

Lene Hansen

in The Globalization of International Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198793427
eISBN:
9780191835247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793427.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter brings communication to the study of international society. The chapter has two ambitions. The first is to provide a reading of Bull and Watson’s edited volume The Expansion of ... More


Slow FAST Forward: Enacting Digital Art and Civic Opportunities

Jennifer Parker

in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

Globalization and the growth of digital technologies accelerate and expand the reach of artists’ work for public consumption beyond the traditional confines of art museums and galleries. This ... More


Introduction

Dariusz Jemielniak

in Common Knowledge?: An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789448
eISBN:
9780804791205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789448.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces open-collaboration communities in general and Wikipedia studies in particular. It describes Wikipedia as a unique phenomenon: the largest collaborative project of humankind, ... More


Great Firewall

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language from 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/9780195398540.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The Chinese government declared 1996 the Year of the Internet. There wasn’t much to it: only one person in ten thousand was connected—at a modem speed of ... More


Epilogue: Life after Life

Robert H. Abzug

in Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.003.0026
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

This epilogue recounts the fate of May’s work since his death, a period of declining and then renewed interest that continues today. It deals with changes in publishing, therapy, the rise of Prozac ... More


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