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Computers and the internet /

Judith C. Galas, book editor.

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Names: Galas, Judith C.,
Published: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2002.
Series: Examining pop culture.
Topics: Computers and civilization. | Internet - Social aspects. | Computers and civilization. | Internet - Social aspects. | Popular culture - History - 20th century.
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Part I. The Dawn of the Information Age -- A Brief History of Computers -- The Origins of the Internet / Bruce Sterling -- Tim Berners-Lee and the Development of the World Wide Web / Margie Semilof -- Part II. Changing the Way People Live -- The Unforeseen Explosion of E-Commerce / Peter F. Drucker -- Finding Love Online / Jill Sell -- Religion Online / Paul A. Soukup -- Teenagers Make Instant Messaging a Hot Idea / Chris Wood -- Part III. Transforming Popular Entertainment -- Internet-Based Entertainment : A World of Possibilities / Gemma Tarlach -- It's Time to Turn the Last Page / Steven Levy -- Video Games : The New Art Form of the Digital Age / Henry Jenkins -- The Movies' Film-Less Future / Lewis Beale -- The MP3 Revolution : Shaking Up the Music Industry / Charles C. Mann -- Part IV. New Problems for the Information Age -- Falling Through the Net : The Digital Divide / National Telecommunications and Information Administration -- Computer Technology and the Right to Privacy / Gregory J.E. Rawlins -- Virtual Reality vs. Real Life / Mark Slouka -- The Internet as a Cause of Social Isolation / John Markoff -- Pornography, Hate Groups, and Censorship of the Internet / Seydou Amadou Oumarou, Rene Lefort -- Part V. The Future of High Technology -- The Age of Robots / Raymond Kurzweil -- Expecting More from Computers / Neil Gershenfeld -- Tomorrow's ''Smart'' Technologies Will Improve Everyday Life / Susan L. Crowley.

Table of Contents for: Computers and the internet